Question about Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Calypso front panel removal

How do I remove the front panel to gain access to the pump

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    Need to remove panel to access filter



1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points


    An expert that got 10 achievements.


    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 725 Answers

Hi If you just need to get to the pump there is a access panel on the bottom.. flip it on its side and unscrew the panel you should be able to get to it... if you can't you can open the top with by pushing a putty knife in the front to push in the two clips and the top will hinge back.. then you can get to the screws to remove the front panel.. let me know how you do .. Thanks

Posted on Sep 08, 2007


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers


Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

Whirlpool calypso top load washer stuck on FL

Fl means flood
you either have a bad flood switch or something is in the pump.
the pump is located under the washer
if you where to tip back and remove the 3 5/16 inch screws and look to the very right you will see the pump.
it could be these 2 things and or it could be something in your sump balls. which you would need special tools to gain access to.
let me know if this helps

May 12, 2010 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Where is the air pump on a 2000 chevy impALA

Underneath your driver's side front fender (in front of the tire), you will find a black removable panel on the bottom. This panel can be removed or adjusted by removing the three screws attached at the bottom (front) of the fender and two screws inside the wheel well towards the bottom front. With the car jacked up and safetly standing on jack stands, remove the front driver's side tire. You can now fold this black panel back (it has a hinge point for this purpose) and gain access to the secondary air pump.

Oct 06, 2009 | 2000 Chevrolet Impala

1 Answer

Water runs out underneath.

Pump is usually on bottom of machine towards the rear. Remove front panel or the back of machine. I think front is easier?

Jul 09, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Getting to water pump

To gain access to the pump, remove lower plastic cover at front by prising down with a screwdriver, and remove same.
You will see the pump pre-chamber cover, unscrew it anticlockwise,and check for anything in there .
Refit cover and refit plastic panel.
Please rate my fixya solution.

Jan 31, 2009 | Indesit W 123 Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Maytag MAH2400A Will not drain

You may need to remove the screws holding the top and slide is back a hair to get to thos screws holding the control panel.

If you need further help, reach me via phone at

Jan 02, 2009 | Maytag MAH2400A Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Removing the outside case on my kenmore washing machine

have you tried just leaning the washer back ?? if that is not a calypso the bottom is card board and just pulls down pump is on front end of motor 2 clips 2 hose clamps ..if calypso remove screws in bottom pump back right corner as far back as i can remember all full size top load kenmore washer pumps were accesible from bottom that's 35 yrs by the way

Jul 17, 2008 | Kenmore 24932 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Just trying to gain access inside the calypso

Take a small flat head screw driver or putty knife. Put a thin peice of cloth over it so as to not mar the finnish on your machine. Using a flash light look between where the top panel and the front panel meet. There will be two flat green peices of metal. Using your putty knife or screw driver, push on these clips towards the rear of the machine while lifting up on the top portion. Once you get the two clips off, you'll be in. There will be 4 screws across the top of the front panel. Remove these and you'll be able to pull the top panel upwards and remove it. Next, pull the washer forwards and lean the top console back towards the wall until it can rest against the wall without trying to fall back forwards. Across the bottom towards the front, there are 3 5/16" screws. Remove these and the bottom panel will come off. The pump is on the botom right hand side with the two large back hoses attached. I prefer to put a large, shallow container underneath to catch anyremianing water when I dis-connect the hose(s) to try and remove debris from the pump.

Jun 26, 2008 | Kenmore 15864/15862 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

LG WM1832CW Drain Pump

i drained it first with the pull out hose in the access panel on the bottom left. i tilted the washer back to remove it from the bottom.

Jun 17, 2008 | LG WM-1832C Front Load Washer

2 Answers

Calypso fl error

Look along the seam in the front of the washer where the top meets the front panel. About two inches in from each side is a retaining clip. If you take a putty knife and push in on the clip while lifting up on the top, the top of the washer should open up. You may need the assistance of another person and use two putty knives at the same time. It can be a bit tricky sometimes, but the top does open in this manner. Once you have the top open, carefully rest it against the wall behind the washer. There will be a screw holding the front panel on at each top corner. Once you remove the screws, the front panel should come off exposing all the internal components of the washer. You can also remove the back panel for additional access. I hope this helps you.

Sep 08, 2007 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Washer gets ld code

The ld fault is a long drain error. Check your drain pump reservoir and drain hoses for clogs. Removing the agitator in my opinion would be unnecessary. Unplug your machine and remove the back panel. There should be a drain pump reservoir at the bottom under the wash basin. They are notorious for collecting lint and hair and can obstruct the drain flow. You can also squeeze along the drain lines and feel for obstructions. To access the drain pump itself, its easier to remove the front panel. You will need to release the two metal hold down clips located under the front lip approx. two inches from either side. You need a putty knife to push in on the clips and lift on the top front at the same time. Once you have the top released, lift up and remove two screws holding the front panel. The front panel should pull away leaving an open access to the inside cabinet. The drain pump is located on the lower right-hand side of the wash tub at the very bottom of the unit. You can easily remove the two drain lines at the pump and check for obstructions there as well. Again, unplug the unit before servicing the pump. I hope this helps.

Mar 29, 2007 | Kenmore 23822 Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer Logo

Related Topics:

330 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Whirlpool Washing Machines Experts


Level 3 Expert

85160 Answers

Gerry Harvey
Gerry Harvey

Level 3 Expert

1481 Answers


Level 3 Expert

411 Answers

Are you a Whirlpool Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides