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Kenmore washer starting

My washer started the other day, then stopped before beginning the cycle even though water is in the tub. I tried to start another cycle and it began, but then stopped again after some water went in. Then the digital screen has been flashing the letters "FL" since and won't allow another cycle to start. I took the clothes out and there is still maybe a few gallons of water in the tub. Do I need to reset? What does FL mean, full load, flood, filter? Should I reset, or is it a filter problem if there is one. Please help! Thanks.

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  • Kahuna54 Apr 27, 2008

    Just as the original request, my Kenmore Elite Calypso Washer began beeping and showing the "FL" error code. I have tried unpluging but the error continues. This machine is constantly breaking down for one reason or another!!

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"FL" is an over fill indication. Unplug the machine first (if you haven't tried that already) in an attempt to clear. If the problem persists, check all connections going to your control board, which is located under the control panel. Take them off one at a time and look for any contacts that may be corroded or dirty. This could be an indication that you have a bad control board, or a pressure switch that is starting to malfunction. Let me know if this helps.

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