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Stuck at 7 mins left

My calypso washer is stuck on 7 mins left in the cycle. I have unplugged it for several mins days, and even hours. There is no water in the washer and I have tried everything to reset it. Please help?

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Re: Stuck at 7 mins left

Is there a code showing in the LED display window?

Posted on Nov 02, 2007

Re: Stuck at 7 mins left - Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer Washing Machines

How old is the unit?

Posted on Nov 02, 2007

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Re: Stuck at 7 mins left

Sounds like you have a bad timer or check your belts

Posted on Nov 02, 2007

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Electronics stuck. Unplugged and it seems to have

It will only work for a few more months. You'll have to reset it a few more times. Eventually, even keeping it unplugged for a couple of days won't work. Have had ours 7 years -- and have had more than a dozen service calls on it. In the beginning, all was covered. No longer. Piece of **** is going out to the sidewalk on junk day. Will never buy another whirlpool or maytag product again.

Our crappy whirlpool fridge freezes stuff in the back of the refrigerator, while stuff comes out of the freezer a bit soft.

Awful products. Even worse customer service.

Oct 26, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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I have a calypso washer it seems to be stuck on the ultra hand wash. the only button that does anythinbg is stop. i have unplugged it time and again, but nothing changes

keep it unplugged for at least a half hour -- if nothing solves it you probably need a new board. Ours is going the sidewalk on junk day because of this. Have had it 7 years and more than a dozen service calls on it. Have had the board replaced 2x and the pump 4x -- other calls were techs trying to figure it all out. Garbage machine.

Oct 24, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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I have a calypso washer it seems to be stuck on the heavy cycle no matter what i dothe display says 53 mins it wont do anyhting wont start if i hit the button wont let me choose another cycle like quick...

I just ran into a similar problem. Ours was stuck on Normal with 42 min. Started beeping every couple minutes last night after bad rain storm. Couldn't get it to stop. it would turn off if I hit stop and a couple minutes kater (like 2min) it would come on by itself. Left it unplugged overnight until about 6:00pm. Plugged it back in and it wnt right back to the normal mode after about 2min. HOWEVER, I keft it sit with the lid open and it beeped every couple minutes for a while then suddenly stopped. I checjked it and it is off, hasn't come back on. I haven't tried to run a load through it yet, so I don't know if it is fixed or not..

Oct 23, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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My washer is stuck on the wool cycle and won't wash,change cycles

I had the exact problem. I am not sure if this is the fix, but I unplugged the machine over a few hours, then plugged it back in. It stayed off for 20 seconds and then went back to the wool cycle. In frustration, I opened the lid while running my fingers over the cycle select buttons quickly back and forth two times, as I closed the lid, the display cleared and the machine returned to normal, so far anyway. It seemed as if some moisture had gotten in the controls somehow. It was a very humid day and I think that was the problem,after all. My machine is over ten years old, and the only other problem was a clogged drain pump. I used advice from this website to fix that, and saved 300 on repairs at least

Jul 17, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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My Whirlpool Caylpso display is stuck and will not start

You can try unplugging it for at least two hours and then re-starting. Since I moved my washer starting acting up getting stuck at various points in a cycle--sometimes 19 minutes, or 12, or 33, or rhyme or reason, no specific point in the cycle. My mover is an appliance repair guy and told me to do the unplug thing and it has worked multiple times--not that I enjoy having this happen over and over, but he told me Sears would charge a minimum of 100 to show up at the door, and I don't have that right now. Anyhow, it has only worked if I left it alone at least 2 hours---my new strategy is going to be unplugging it daily...I love the washer but this is nutty.

Jun 03, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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Stuck in rinse cycle

Time to clean out your filter..................

Mar 01, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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Whirlpool calypso model GVW9959K-0 leaking during rinse cycle

hi my name is joyce

Sounds like your pump is leaking. if it is leaking when you are on a spin cycle.
now if it is stuck on f1 cycle and wont drain unplug and let stay unpluged for 60 seconds and replug and see if you can restart on drain and spin cycle. let me know if I can help with any other problems.

Feb 06, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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Calypso washer

You likely have clothing stuck under the wash plate. I received "out of balance" & "suds lock" errors & tried resolving the issue with extended spin and extra rinse cycles with the same results you have describe "not going below 7 min left in cycle". Thinking I had a clogged drainage hose, I removed the back panel after hose disconnection and "snaked" drainage hose - had problem here once before. Some lint here again but not enough to cause problem I reasoned, then I move to the basket area. Remove the plastic cover in the middle over the wash plate with a flat head screw driver by pressing in on indented tabs. Once removed, use a 10mm socket & ratchet to remove wash plate. I had three pieces of laundry underneath, 2 socks, & a microfiber runner's tank top. I concluded this to be the major problem caused by the small items entering in the gap in the rubber ring around the wash plate. This gap has increased over time by the ring's shrinkage. I am applying silicone to close this gap, but will also use a mesh laundry bag for smaller items in the future. Also recheck the leveling of the machine - mine was off considerably. Once I reassembled the wash plate & hose connections, the machine began working properly. No doubt, this design was not well thought through.

Apr 21, 2008 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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