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My zanussi fji1204 washer has stopped draining and is making an awful grinding noise. i figure the drain pump has gone and wanted to know how easy it is to fit a replacement and to understnad if i need the assembly or the bare bones pump.. i can find either a full zanussi assy. or an askol pump body only for this machine. many thanks. dvid

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Easier to replace the bare bones pump - held by 3 screws around the edge. fiddly job so be patient

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