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Fisher & Paykel GWL10U2 gets hung up on spin mode

When it gets to the point where there are just 3 lights left (entering spin cycle), it hangs up. I can hear the motor operating slowly. I can always power it down, wait a minute, then turn it back on in another setting and advance back to that point in the wash cycle to continue. What gives?

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  • billgodfrey7 Mar 01, 2009

    Why would it be a clogged drain or water pump if it will go past that cycle on all of the other settings other than normal?

  • 4berks Mar 05, 2009

    My Fisher Paykel GWL11 will not spin. I can hear the motor quietly humming, but no spin. The water will not pump out.



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The drain, water pump, or both are clogged with clothing lent or sponge from back of throw rug,etc.

It is easily underneath machine when you lay it down on it's face. Bail out as much water as you can before tipping, the rest will run out on whatever you lay it down on.

Pump comes off with a twist, and connecting hoses come off with spring clips. Clean out all hoses even if they don't appear clogged, with a coat hanger. Clean out water pump by removing face. It has screws or twists off, I can't remember.

See my other answer to this problem in another post.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009


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