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Stuck on spin

My fisher paykel washing machine - 4.5 kg 7 yrs old is stuck on spin cycle and smells like something is burning. It is full of water and clothes.Help??

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With all do respect to Parky16, I'm not sure you know what a Fisher & Paykel unit is.

It sounds like you have a drain pump problem. You will need to get the water out. With a shop vac or something. Tilt the unit back on a milk crate, paint can or pull it out from the wall far enough so it will not fall down.
Looking up from the bottom on the left front side you should see a small pump. If it has been out of balance or has sucked something up in it the fan blade may be stopped. If not you should be able to freely turn this blade. If you can't turn it you have and internal clog.
If you get this far and don't want to call a repairman out let me know.

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Hi. this is a failed timer device. simply replacing the timer control module will eliminate these issues you are having.

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