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Has bad pressure switch
need to order new one
google model number

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Overfilling is caused when either the water inlet valve or water level switch is bad. When any of these parts goes bad it won't shut off the water and so cause overfilling. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

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FL flashes if any overfill condition occurs. This condition occurs when excessive water in the tub causes the overfill switch to trip. The control must realize that the trip was due to an overfill condition instead of a suds lack condition in order for FL to be displayed

With an overfill condition, the beeper repeats a warning every 10 seconds with no time-out. The pump is cycled in drain mode for 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until the overfill switch resets or power is discontinued to the unit.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.

This problem I see on these are the water pumps getting clogged with lint or other things, causing the pump not to pump all of the water out at times.

There is a check "valve" in the drain assembly that seems to sometimes cause problems with the FL error code. You can remove this piece, and might avoid changing the pump.

Calypso Service manual: https://docs.google.com/leaf?id=0B5If-wTgYWH5MTQ0OGIxZTAtZjQyMy00MzEzLWJkMzYtZTdmOTY2OTk3YTA4&hl=en

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This problem i see on these are the water pumps getting clogged with lint or other things, causing the pump not to pump all of the water out at times.
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