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My Fisher and Paykel smartdrive is making noise

The screaming noise is only on spin cycle and much louder than it used to be. Could it be a dry bearing in the gear box? If so can this be fixed?

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Re: My Fisher and Paykel smartdrive is making noise

Its the pump, replace it as soon as you can.

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