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Our Fisher Paykel Ecosmart washer smells bad and leaves our clothes smelling bad. We wash at least 10-15 loads of laundry per week and we do not have a sitting water problem. Has anyone else experienced this and is there an end user solution?

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SOURCE: Fisher and Paykel Washer leaking water

call fisher paykel they will take care of you chances are the diverter valve is bad they have been having problems with them and make sure your repair people are fisher paykel certified VERY IMPORTANT

Posted on Dec 18, 2007

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SOURCE: Musty odor in laundry

I would say that you are getting a build up of soap and oil from our bodies, on the inside of your wash bowl.
The Tubs pull out of the washing machine really easy and then you can water blast the two tubs.Solves this problem?
Once you learn how to pull the tub out you can also clear a blocked pump.
I have a after market lint filter fitted to my F&P washing machine,works wonders .
ask your local whiteware Man for some hints on a Bowl removal.
A five minute job???

Posted on Jul 31, 2008

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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: Fisher and Paykel EcoSmart GWL15 Machine won't

It sounds like you need to re programme the machine.
With the machine plugged into the wall and turned on and the headset turned off this is what you do.
Push and hold down the start button, while doing that you need to then push and hold down the power button.
Hold them down for about 5 seconds, during which time you may a series of up to 3 beeps.
Then release the buttons.
Turn the machine off and then on again followed by the start button. Allow the machine to then run the complete cycle.
This should correct your problem, if this doesn't then you may need to then look at replacing the computer panels.

Posted on Jun 14, 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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