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Fisher & Paykel Pride 5.5 Smartdrive 8 not spining

Hi, My smart drive 8 Pride 5.5 (8 years old) top loader stopped spining after a brief grinding sort of noise. All other functions are fine, no beeps etc. In the spin cycle I can see it is tryingb to start rotating but not going. How can I fix this? Is this a problem with some sort of a clutch mechanism not holding ?

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  • wetta Aug 06, 2008

    Hi, There is no inspection door in the back, only access is from the bottom. However, since the motor is running ok for washing cycle (assuming it is one motor that does wash cycle as well as spin cycle) I am having doubts in my mind whether there is anything caught in the motor.

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There is a transmission clutch that engages for the spin cycle. A gear has worn or broken a tooth. Replacement of the transmission hispeed spin cycle assembly is required.

The other comments are of no use. You must get parts from an Authorized Fisher & Paykel dealer, or have an authorized repairman service the machine.

Posted on Apr 12, 2009

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Hi as a guess there is some stuff caught between the magnet of the motor and the windings. if u unplug the machine open the inspection door and remove the magnet part and clean it it might help

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