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Our Kenmore Elite Calypso was running great. Put in a load to wash and turn it on as usual. Upon returning the basin was full of water and soap. Tried to get it to spin and it did nothing. We have removed the clothes and the water. I tried it again on normal cycle - the machine filled with maybe 3 inches of water and stayed lighted up with the number 44 and then the number changed to a large "Ld" that blinked for several seconds and then the screen went black. HELP!!!!

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Remove as much water as possible lean washer back against wall remove bottom cover if pump has screws in bottom remove them and try cleaning pump HAVE TOWELS HANDY..if no screws probably older version they were bad for having stripped drive splines only fix was to replace pump

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