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Whirlpool calypso top load washer getting FL error message

I was washing pillows and one of the pillows ruptured allowing the pillow filling to get into the washer drum, now getting FL error message. Any idea what this means? i suspect the pump may have gotten plugged with the pillow filling.

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Fl,,flood condiction,,the pump is trying to get out the water,,replace or try and un block pump..onthejob

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