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What would cause my fisher & paykel ecosmart washer to keep blowing drain pump fuse

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An electrical wiring short may be the problem. It could also be a defective drain pump (motor windings shorted due to a overheat condition).

Posted on May 29, 2014

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SOURCE: Fisher and Paykel EcoSmart GWL15

tilt the machine to get to the bottom and there is an electric pump that you can remove with no tools, you twist if out. after that is removed you should see what has clogged your pump.. I spent 4 hours disassembling my entire machine , cleaning it, trying to find out what was wrong. And the fix could of just taken me 1 minute.. Next time... But at least I know how to take everything apart now, very easy and simple machine to work on.

Posted on Apr 21, 2009

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SOURCE: washer will not drain

90% chance that is the pump is pumping water at all, there is blockage between the tub and the drain pump. If there is no water coming out of the drain line. either extremely clogged(odd) or pump motor is bad, and windings are not allowing rotation.

Posted on May 14, 2009

SOURCE: Fisher & Paykel GWL15 washer won't drain. A

Hi There,You could bail out as much water as possible,Then If you lean the machine back against the wall,(with machine unplugged) you could remove the bottom plate (if fitted) and you will see the pump with a fan attached,Try turning the fan back & forth it may loosen the obstruction and you could then pump the water out before removing the pump for a service,A the front of the pump you will see a small plastic locking clip that needs to be held out while you turn the pump anti-clockwise for removel.Note treat everthing to be live on this machine if plugged in.(unplug machine before attemting any procedure) Best Regards.

Posted on Aug 21, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a fisher paykel ecosmart wash cycle but when

Tip the Washer and check the hoses.... my husband just found 2 pennies stuck in one of the hoses in my F&P GWL15

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SOURCE: THE WINGS ON THE AGITATOR ON MY FISHER PAYKEL

yes loosen the wing nut nd remove nd replace , u can order part from F&P direct 1800650590 ask for spares

Posted on Jan 31, 2010

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