This article explains how to access and replace the wash rotor on a Fisher Paykel single or two drawer dishwasher. A Fisher Paykel dishwasher has less moving parts than a standard Whirlpool or Kenmore dishwasher. This in turn means less chance for a part failure. Fisher Paykel dishwashers are becoming more and more popular in America. The double drawer dishwasher has seen a dramatic improvement from its predecessor the dd602. The DD603 and DD605 Fisher Paykel dishwasher use different rotors, replacing the wash rotor on one of these dishwashers is simpler than you may think.
If the dishwasher sounds louder than normal during the wash cycle or when it first starts up the wash rotor is more than likely the problem.
Often glass is what destroyed the rotors smooth finish, often taking a piece of sandpaper to the rotor or a small file will be enough to fix the noise issue. If something blocks the rotor from moving at all, you will encounter an F2 on your F&P dishwasher. F2 just means that your rotor is stuck and can’t move. If you need to remove the rotor from the dishwasher to check the link below provides a video that explains how to access the dishwashers wash rotor and also how to test the lids actuators.
Removing the rack on bottom plate will expose the dishwashers rotor, simple twist the rotor counter clockwise and pull up the rotor will lift out for replacement . If you require further assistance repairing your Fisher Paykel appliances feel free to post your question in our DIY repair forum.