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Fisher paykel model gwl10 will fill wash drain and before the spin cycle starts the washer blacks out completely. if you unplug it for awhile and plug it back in it will reset. there are no beep codes and when you go into diagnostics there are no stored light codes. also in test you can get water to work spin ect. but in normal operation it blacks out after drain cycle before spin. any suggestions

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The timer is likely developed an internal fault...
Since all the other functions work properly - the timer is failing to advance or grounding out.
Unfortunately (for you and your wallet) the timer is electronic in this machine instead of mechanical.
CLICK HERE to see the replacement board.

Thanks!!

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If the machine still has water in it, the drain pump is jammed or there may be an obstrution in one of the hoses. It is most likely the drain pump. Switch off the machine at the wall and unplug it. Tilt machine against a wall and look underneath. On the right you will see the drain pump. It looks upside down. Unplug the wiring harness to the pump and remove pump by turning it clockwise while at the same time releasing the little white clip that holds the pump in place. Clean thoroughly and replace pump.

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SOURCE: i have a fisher paykel GWL10 washing machine. It shuts off while

At this stage i can suggest that the inlet valve may be faulty & giving off this burning smell.open the control box & see if one of the 2 inlet valves look distorted or brown or burnt looking.I'm wondering if it's not filling very fast also,this could also be an indication of the valve.

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