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When filling with the side fill pump makes loud screeching noise

Only allows water in certain part of cycle model#gwL11

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    I too have the same noise, thanks for the advice. I will get new pump.

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Hi Tom. if the noise is a loud SCREECH that almost sounds like a wounded bird, you need to replace the water pump. The part is easy to replace with no tools and you can get one from Fisher Paykel Parts:
http://fisherpaykelparts.net/index.php?categoryid=111&productid=3

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