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My Calypso washer and dryer will not power up.

Had a power-loss in my home on Easter Sunday. Two days after electrician restored power, washer and dryer will not come. Note, when opening the side door for dryer load interior light goes on.

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  • mel_park Apr 20, 2009

    that's correct there are no codes displaying on my washer. I just replugged and still nothing. So, do you I have same problem with my dryer too?

  • mel_park Apr 20, 2009

    after a recent power surge in my home I noticed both my whirlpool (Calypso) washer and dryer are working. I have checked the power to each and all is well. There are no codes displaying either. The dryer has power the drum inside light illuminates. Both units will not activate. Help!

  • mel_park Apr 21, 2009

    awaiting electrician to arrive today 21 apr 2009

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There is definately some issue with the Power Supply on those two power socket..... call any electrician and ask him to check the voltage on both of your socket(socket of washer and dryer) with he help of Multimeter..

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    mithun dey Apr 21, 2009

    Have you checked the voltage you are getting.... as it seems that you are getting proper voltage on those sockets

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Try first unplugging the appliance for ten minutes.

If this does not fix the problem, try with the clear/cancel/exit button.

If still no luck , and there is no error code flashing, then the timer board may have been damaged by the power surge.

Posted on Apr 20, 2009

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