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Zanussi IZ 12 pump access

I have a Zanussi IZ 12 that appears to have a pump problem. I can hear the pump working but with a grinding sound, and water isn’t being pumped from the machine. I believe the pump to be at the front of the machine close to the filter. That being the case, can anyone assist with the front cover removal to gain access? Thanks Paul C for the info on the sneaky ones, I wondered about those.

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You should not need to remove anything to check and clean pump filter.
Open the filter door at the bottom right front of washer, there you will see the pump filter cover, unscrew the filter anti-clockwise, and remove the filter, and clean same.
With the filter out, you will see the filter housing, which is fastened directly on to the pump, have a good look inside the housing, and see if anything is stuck in there.
Refit filter, and test.
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Thanks.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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