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My washer, model # GWL15, hums and vibrates when not washing anything. I now have it unplugged and it started doing it again.

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  • hunterhampto Oct 16, 2010

    The power is off the machine is *unplugged* there is no power going to it and it's humming and vibrating.

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Hi just read your posting.From the information in your posting when the machine is not being used and the power at the power outlet is turned on your machine hums and vibrates until you turn the power off,Is this correct?Please verify that I understood the information in your posting by replying back and I am sure I can help you rectify this fault.Looking forward to your reply.

Posted on Oct 16, 2010

  • luisa_sgro Oct 17, 2010

    Hi HUNTERHAMPTO, just read your posting.In my 13 years of servicing FISHER@PAYKEL washing machines I have never seen this fault before.Alright, the only 2 places that would make any noise in the machine after it has been unplugged from the wall is the inlet hoses or the drain hose.1st thing to do is to turn off the cold and hot taps to the machine.Then remove the hoses from the tap ends noting which hose goes to the cold tap and which hose goes to the hot tap.Does the humming and vibration stop after removing the hoses?If it does not stop then reply back and let me know where the drain hose is draining to,Is it draining into the laundry sink or some place else.Have no fear as I will keep helping you until this problem is rectified.I am looking forward to your reply on how you got on.Good luck.

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