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Whirlpool Calypso Washer starts then stops then starts and stops

All of a sudden my washer seems unable to get thru a cycle correctly. It starts then stops, then starts again then stops again and so on and so on until it finally gets thru the cycle in about 3 or 4 times as long. I am thinking it may be the lid switch or maybe the timer. Any ideas?

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  • liztriplee Jan 11, 2009

    MY WASHER WILL NOT FINISH THE RINSE AND SPIN CYCLE

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Hello,

With this Washer you are going to need the Factory Repair Manual. It will give you all the diagnostics and troubleshooting you need to find the issue and repair it. This are rather involved machines and you will need the guidance of the manual to better assist you on this. Especially when it comes to getting into the machine to replace the defective parts.

Download Whirlpool Calypso Washer Repair Manual

Good Luck

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