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Help................ started a load, water filled up, waited for the next cycle to kick in, and all it did was whine...and then a click and a code of C-5 CAME UP UNPLUGED IT ,PLUGED IT IN AND THE SAME THING. 4 TIMES.. REPLACED THE MOTOR 6 MONTHS AGO. joe

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I am not a technician but with all the trouble I've had with my Calypso I wish I were. I too am having this same problem. It acted like it wanted nutate or spin but couldn't get going. When this would happen I opened the lid and spun the basket to "jump-start" it then closed the lid a hit the start button and it continued normally. Unfortunately during the final spin it came to a dead stop and now the basket will barely turn as if something is dragging it down. At this point my guess is it is faulty drive motor or brake assembly. And at this point I'm not sure if I really want to continue repairing this lemon.

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