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Hello, I have a 10 year old Fisher & Paykel smart drive 9 pride 5.5 clothes washer. Model MW059. When i start cycle, water starts filling and then suddenly stops for a second or two and then repea

Top loader, 5.5 kg load capacity

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  • Stacey Bell Feb 13, 2012

    Fisher & Paykel smart drive 9 pride 5.5 clothes washer. Model MW059.

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That sounds like a bad RPS, you would get fault code 130.
130. (10000010) Single Rotor Position Sensor Error
The Motor Control Module has found an error in the pattern received from the Rotor
Position Sensor. Likely causes of this fault are a bad connection on the harness between
the Rotor Position Sensor and the Motor Control Module, or a faulty Rotor Position Sensor.
Primary Source: Wiring.
Action: Check for corrosion on the RAST connector of the Rotor Position
Sensor and the Motor Control Module connector.
Secondary Source: Rotor Position Sensor.
Action: Check the Rotor Position Sensor with an R.P.S. tester. Replace if
faulty.
Tertiary Source: Motor Control Module.
Action: Replace Motor Control Module.
Quaternary Source: Rotor
Action: Ensure the correct rotor for this phase of machine has been fitted.
Service manual, You will need Adobe reader installed to view PDF's
http://www.angelsnz.net/ZL3SV/misc/F&P%20Service%20manual%20517735.pdf

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SOURCE: fisher & Paykel Smart Drive 9 Pride

Check your exit hose spigot, it may be clogged. This is if your filter is all clean. There should be air for passage in the standpipe behind. Your hose should not fit airtight into the standpipe and neither too deep into it (4 to 6 inches maximum). Snaking out your standpipe would be good too.

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Posted on Mar 13, 2008

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Sounds like your pump is blocked. **UNPLUG the machine**. lift or drag the machine to a spot where you can let the water dump out. The water comes out fast and makes a big mess. Tilt the machine back. On the front-right underside of the machine you will see the pump with the fan hanging down. Unplug the white plug and the earth cable from the back of the pump. You might notice that there is a white plastic clip that you can move to the side. Hold the clip out and twist the pump clockwise. At this point the pump will drop out and water will go everywhere. Try and take the pump out kinda fast so that the coil does not get too wet while the water is dropping out. you might find a blockage (coil, hair clip, underwire etc) sticking out from where the pump impeller sits. Pull out your blockage and check that the pump spins freely when you spin it by hand. If it does not spin freely you need a new pump.

Now, after you unblock your pump, you can put it back together the same way you took it off. Make sure the white plug is not wet before plugging it into the pump and make sure the pump coil is dry too! use a blowdryer to dry for a minute if unsure. When twisting the pump back in, the wires should be at the back of the machine and the earth cable is kinda close to the rotor (motor). Make sure the pump is sitting flat so the seal works too. That clip should click lock back into place to hold the pump from turning. The washer will not spin until all the water is out in case you are wondering. Hope this helps!

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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SOURCE: Fisher & Paykel smart drive 708 filter

my machine swiches on but wont let it fill with water.
Any ideas?
adrian

Posted on Apr 18, 2010

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SOURCE: machine stops when gets to the spin cycle- last

Hi just read your posting.Is the machine draining any of the water?If it is not draining then bail some of the water out with a small bucket or pot, just enough so you can look under the machine without it leaking everywhere.Now when you are looking under the machine look to the front right and you will see a red or black fan.This is your pump.Turn the fan clockwise and anticlockwise a few times to loosen it if it is jammed.The fan should turn freely.If the pump turns freely then put the machine back on its feet and select a spin cycle and push start.The machine should now drain the water and then it will spin.Please reply on how you got on or if the machine still does not drain.Looking forward to your reply.

Posted on Jul 29, 2010

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SOURCE: My Model GW712 won't spin or drain Top loader

hi there the first thing ill tell you is that the washer needs to drain water before it can spin there are only a few factors that prohibit this operation a faulty lid switch secound a blown or blocked water pump being a fisher paykel they are famous for jammed water pumps as they decided when they built the sysyem to turn the water pump upside down this causes a lot of stress on the water pump see if you can lay the hose on the ground and get all the water out i belive the machine will then start to spin dry. in this case it is the water pump and have it replaced its a simple operation if you can order the part fromf/p you simply turn the washer on its side depress the white latch next to the pump turn the pump clockwise till ity release from machine disconnect power supply plug and fit new unit as per reverse


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