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Fisher & Paykel Smart Drive 9 Pride

Help!!!!! My top loader is approx 4 yrs old and won't drain water from the rinse cycle. It starts and will rinse for 3 seconds then stop, followed by a rinse of around a second. It will do this for 2 more attempts then starts it's alarm and won't stop beeping until the machine is turned off. Any help would be greatly appreciated

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  • Anonymous Jan 20, 2008

    same problem during rinse cycle...attempts to pump out water, stops, starts up again, stops, then beeps....

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    smells and stops



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Check your exit hose spigot, it may be clogged. This is if your filter is all clean. There should be air for passage in the standpipe behind. Your hose should not fit airtight into the standpipe and neither too deep into it (4 to 6 inches maximum). Snaking out your standpipe would be good too.

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