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My top loader stops spinning and continuously beeps

My Fisher and Paykel top load washer is 9 years old. It stops spinning at the beginning of a spin cycle and continously beeps. If I turn the washer off and restart it while advancing to the second spin cycle it works fine. Should I pay for a service call or replace the washer since it is fairly old.?

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Hi,

Before calling the service guys please try these steps to diagnose it properly.

If the machine still has water in it, the drain pump is jammed or there may be an obstrution in one of the hoses. It is most likely the drain pump. Switch off the machine at the wall and unplug it. Tilt machine against a wall and look underneath. On the right you will see the drain pump. It looks upside down. Unplug the wiring harness to the pump and remove pump by turning it clockwise while at the same time releasing the little white clip that holds the pump in place. Clean thoroughly and replace pump.

Also

Machine Stops Option:
Your Ecosmart will stop, giving a short burst
of beeps every five seconds and the RINSE
or SPIN light will flash. You must redistribute
the load more evenly yourself. (Use this
option if you wish to conserve water.)
1. Enter the Option Adjustment Mode.
2. Use the REGULAR button to select the Out
of Balance Recovery Option you prefer.
3. Press Power to store your selection.

If these steps donot improve or help resolving the issues then I would suggest to go ahead with a new replacement for the washer as the service cost would be 3/4 the new.

Thanks for contacting Fixya.

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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