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First two lights of four are flashing

Water still in the bottom that has not pumped out.

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    I have the first two lights flashing on my idl40 can someone please help

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When my ones lights flashed (lights 2 and 4) I thought it was def broken, i then discovered it was a knife in the top tray stopping the shower from spinning. worth a try- make sure its empty when you test it.

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