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I have a Fisher & Paykel Washer. Untill a few days ago was

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Hi, I have a Fisher & Paykel Washer. Untill a few days ago was fine, now, trips the power as soon as it is plugged in. It has a GSD Board PN 426519 if that helps
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: I can see no sign of water around the control board
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Customer: Nothing I can think of
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Australia Whitegoods
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 10 months ago.
hello I'm Ezekiel are you there
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
here
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 10 months ago.
hi can you remove the top panel to remove the power supply from the board then plug it in and see if it still trips
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
ok will do, please wait
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 10 months ago.
sure
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
it still trips. Knocks out my router too so slow response, sorrydid you get that?
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 10 months ago.
can u plug in the board again and try another outlet
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I did try that earlier, try agin if you like
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 10 months ago.
if the power supply to the control panel is unplugged and its still trips the outlet when plugged in
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 10 months ago.
is that what is happening
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Same result, it tripped
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 10 months ago.
ok with that being said there is a shorted wire or harness some where in the machine
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Waiting
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 10 months ago.
can we unplug the motor harness and then plug it in again
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
What does that mean? Explain the motor harness please
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 10 months ago.
the power supply that connects to the motor
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
sorry mate, looks like I wasted money talking to you. Bye
Expert:  Ezekiel replied 10 months ago.
there is a short in the machine or your outlet has reversed polarity