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Blockage? pump not pumping

My Fisher & Paykel Smart Drive washing machine (13-15 years old) wont pump water out... it just makes a buzzing sound. seems like there may be a blockage somewhere in the pump inlet?? I've taken the top off, but can't get the spinner out. there are three screws way down in the middle of the spinner... should I try to undo them. i'm worried they could be hard to put back in.

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    my fisher & paykel alba autowasher wont empty suspected block. can you tell me easest way to fix if blocks at pump. have done older models not sure where to look on this one. serial no:apt 525534

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Did one of these for a mate the other day, removed the four bolts on the pump on the bottom of the drum, one of them is in a ***** of a place (pump has a red fan on the bottom of it) found 3 coins in there. Also removed the drain hose and found gunk jammed up in there, cleaned it out, good as new! When I pulled it apart I took the whole drum out of the machine (big mistake) it's a lot easier to turn it on its side, and I say side because if you lie it on its back I'd say the water in the drum will pour straight into the circuit board

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Naw go for it, the pump is probably got a bra underwire or coin in it. Thong maybe?

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Yu should go ahead and check the pump chances are there is a sock or something else stuck in there keeping it from draining...its right on the bottom of the washer

Posted on Jan 30, 2009

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