Question about Fisher and Paykel Washing Machines
Drum seems loose- stopped mid cycle
It is not the engine but the motor that makes the noise. perhaps it can be a mechanical issue that stops the machine at mid cycle due to friction on the drive or it can be due to faulty control panel or even a dirty/ clogged drain pump.
Posted on Sep 07, 2012
sounds like you need to replace your lid switch asssy part number 285671, unit not recognizing the door closed so for safetyreasons stops after first rinse and wont drain/spin. your tripping the switch by bangin on it
Posted on May 12, 2008
The solution is pretty simple. there is a filter located right before the water pump.
* Remove the lower panel (lower as if you were looking at the front of the machine)
* Remove the 3 screws (it is easy if you have the lower drawer unit .. you will have to 'get low' if you don;t have it)
* You will see a 3" cap right facing you (in the center)
* GET A POT. and place it below the cap (foul water will come out when you remove the cap)
* remove the cap (finger tight)
* I found coins, hair, lint, dollar bills .. etc (about the size of a roll of cookie dough)
* Take CLEAN water and dump it into the washing machine (this will clean out the tube/hose)
* replace cap
* run machine BEFORE you put the cover back on (make sure it doesn;t leak)
* replace cover/screws
Posted on Jul 09, 2008
SOURCE: washing machine stops mid-cycle
DISPENSER SYSTEM ERROR
when the dispenser motor cannot be driven to its proper positon.
==========The following information is for a TECHNICION SERVICE(only)========
1.- Unplug washer or disconnect power.
2.- Check mechanical linkage from dispenser motor to the top of the dispenser.
3.- Check wire hamess connections to the dispenser motot and Central Contol Unit(CCU)
4.-Check dispenser motor for power rotation.
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Posted on May 12, 2009
If the cycle doesn't advance, it's probably the timer or a cold-water supply problem:
It's the timer, if your washing machine fills with water and begins agitating, but the timer never advances--or if the washer is in a spin cycle and the timer won't advance. Then you need to replace the timer.
It may be a cold-water supply problem, if the washing machine fills with water, agitates, drains, and spins, but then doesn't fill with rinse water. See There's no cold water.
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Posted on May 29, 2009
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