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Fisher and Pykel DD603 seized sprayer motor bearing??

Just received a F& P DD603 SS bottom drawer motor has seized!! Master tec said somewhere in one of the previous posts that he has the sacred manual for these things...and that he can email them!! plse plse.
when I pulled the impeller and upper motor out of its locked in position under the filter tray the small 10mm bearing seems to be made of the same graffite carbon as the magnet assembly below . I've tried everything to try and free up the impeller shaft on the bearing however if I exert to much pressure I will certainly crush the "bearing" why would they make a bearing out of this material??? To save me buying a whole motor and spray assembly can I just destroy this bearing and turn one up out of bronze or Delron? how will that react to the heat and strong alkaline detergents?

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  • highlandbree Feb 20, 2008

    Thank you very much!

  • highlandbree Feb 23, 2008


    just wondering if you had managed to email that Service Manual on the DD603?

    Thank you for your attention.

  • highlandbree Feb 25, 2008


    Thanks for that. we just took delivery of the unit so you can gues I'm a little peived this has happened two weeks after delivery. unless this unit was used as a working floor model?? there shouldn't be any standing water to allow the bearing to seize in the first place?

    hoping i can get a manual from Master_tech so i can order the part>>> unless of course you can give me a part # or more info.

    did you have to buy a whole new center impeller/motor or can they send the bearing alone ..... let me guess the whole part?

  • allfrog68 Jun 09, 2008

    I'm not sure if I'm having multiple failures or just one. Here's how it started, while the bottom drawer is running it seems to be backing up into the top. When I try to run the top drawer it fails after about 2-3 minutes and I get error code F2 (I believe). I hand drained all the water out of the top this morning and dried the top out. On a hunch while the bottom drawer was running I left the top one ajar, no water accumulated in the top. The other thing I've noticed is that the center piece (bright blue) seems to be ceased (sp?)up. So, I'm not sure if this is all related or I have multiple failures. But honestly, I don't know what's going on at all. This seems to be my second major failure, 1st was that I had to replace the mechanism for the seals about 6 months back. I can't afford to keep maintaining this thing....



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We had the same problem with seized bearing in the bottom drawer. The problem seemed to be that we rarely used the bottom drawer. We now make sure that the bottom gets used a couple of times a month and that seems to have solved the problem. The bearing uses the wash water for lubrication and it seems that if allowed to set for an extended time it will seize up.

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I will email it to you on wed

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    Gary Davd Feb 25, 2008

    Check your Email highlandbree



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