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Fisher & Paykel wahsing machine GWL10 stuck in rinse cycle.

I have a 6 year old F&P GWL10 washing machine that is stuck in the rinse cycle. It recirculates water into the tub and will not drain. First the machine would not come on. A serviceman replaced the pump. Then the machine would power up. We started the wash cycle and it got to the rinse cycle and would not drain. So, the serviceman replaced the diverter valve. It still would not drain. It just recirculuates the water into the tub. The amount of water in the tub does not get higher or lower. The water just keeps coming in the tub, but won't drain. If you turn the power off and try to start over it starts in the middle or the wash cycle and starts to fill the machine with more water. Then we have to manually scoop the water out. We have invested over $200 so far in trying to get it to work. Because we live in a rural area in Indiana service calls are very
expensive. Do you have any suggestions as to what might be the problem? We are trying to decide whether to continue to spend more $$ trying to get it to work or just throw it over the hill and buy a new washing machine (not Fisher & Paykel, though!) Thank you!!!

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  • janet466 Feb 01, 2009

    I have a washer model GWL08 and am experiencing the same problem. It got as far as the rinse cycle and then stopped. I emptied out some clothes thinking I might have overloaded it and also changed the water level from auto to medium. It won't drain so I emptied out the clothes and water manually and took out the agitator to see if anything was stuck. There was nothing stuck so I turned off the machine and found this forum.

  • houser_d Feb 01, 2009

    My fisher & paykel model GWL 11 won't finish the rinse cycle. The first time the water drained out but wouldn't complete the rinse cycle. I took out all the clothes and put in a couple of items and started the machine again. This time when it reached the rinse cycle it stopped with water in the tub.

    I purchased this brand thinking it was suppose to be a much better machine. Having trouble within 3 years is not what I was hoping for.



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No power from the control board to the diverter.replace control is about $150.00 for the part

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