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My fisher paykel gwl11 won't drain. Sure that I or my husband can clean drain pump etc., but not sure where to find part on machine as well as, interconnecting pump and diverter.

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I had the same symptoms (washes normally, but won't drain/spin) It would only make a faint hum. I found it fairly easy to lift and tilt back the upper section id by removing the front two screws under the lid. The aggitator came out easily by removing the softener cup and unscrewing the large plastic wingnut inside. The upper plastic shroud came off by carefully removing the eight or so plastic tabs. Once the shroud was off, I could lift out the main wash tub. With the wash tub out, I was able to remove all remaining water from the holding tub with a cup and sponge out all water down into the depression where the pump assembly is located. One screw removed the cover to the pump assembly. Once apart, I found a thin piece of plastic was jamming the pump impeller from spinning. I blew through the drain hose from the back to ensure the drain system was clean. Reassembled in reverse in less than 10 minutes. It worked. Thanks Fixya!!!

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Fisher /paykel is very easy to work on BUT every thing has plastic tabs not very many screws SO BE VERY VERY CAREFUL NOT TO BREAK THESE TABS the pump(on the early 11) is under the inner tub(and on the later which is the 12 is under the tub chassie)If memory serves me they just dont break every day so I have to back up and regroup every time. you have to take the inner tub out I would recomened having a Fisher Paykel tech not a handy man or just a appliance repair man fix it this is not fun and you can damage the machine very fast if you need and phone #'s to f/p let me know Ive got some that the customer cant get because Im a factory tech for all the name brands including f/p

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