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F & P GW712 - bowl spins, but won't fill.

I moved house the other day and now the washing machine (Fisher & Paykel GW712) won't fill. Water supply appears to be fine. Powers up OK and allows selection of wash preferences, however, bowl just spins and makes no attempt to fill on either hot or cold. Tried advancing the wash cycle to rinse, but again, does not fill. Was thinking the bowl might be out of balance, but not sure.

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  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2007

    I have the same problem.. It wont fill with water..

  • wee willie Dec 07, 2007

    bowel will spin no water will come in- the problem is between the hose and the bowel.

  • succer Mar 13, 2008

    Same problem here. Machine is only 2 years old and have a couple problems. 1) can only wash 1/2 loads or lights blink and machine beeps. 2) since last unbalanced load was corected, machine will only fill about 2 cups of water in and then start and stop agitation without any more water.

  • buretachi Jul 30, 2008

    I have a Fisher and Paykel GWL11-US which has been leaking a wee bit under the machine, then developed a bit of an internal drip at the end of a cycle, and now this morning won't fill at all. The bowl spins, but no water. I've checked the water supply and cleaned the filter at the tap; still nothing. I can't figure out how to remove the filter at the machine.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    fisher & paykel washing machine GW512 will not stop filling cold water

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Replaced wiring harness on the Fisher and Paykel GW712 washing machine and now first and seventh light comes on just after the start of fill. Also have noticed the same lights come on immediately when washing machine is tilted back.



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Check the hieght of your outlet hose, the bowel will run out of the hose until they level out,hook your hose by a hanger to the back of the machine

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Read your user manual - but I would suggest that you may not have setup the balance properly. Check the level of the machine and adjust to be as square as possible by adjusting the feet at the bottom. If the water isnt coming in on both hot and cold sounds like a common problem - perhaps the water level sensor is playing up or something else has been knocked during transportation of the machine when you moved house. Check your user manual for troubleshooting. Sounds dumb, but check that 'delay start' isnt selected also. check both hoses filters are not blocked.

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