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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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  • trains Nov 06, 2007

    The washer started beeping while turned off, it keeps saying 44 minutes but will not start. We did unplug it for 48 hours still it came back the same way.

  • xyxy Nov 15, 2007

    I keep getting a C1 code and have to restart the machine. I then get stuck on it going from 7 to 8 minutes left. It will not spin the water out of the clothes. We had a service repair man from Sears to look at it. He said it could be the drain hose was too far down in the drain. He charged me 59.00 and left. It still displays C1 and ob at the 7 to 8 minute mark. The clothes will not spin dry. The machine is only 3 years old.

  • martymart Nov 26, 2007

    machine will wash, and at the same time make a noticeable whinning noise

    and then stop at 14 minutes.and will not at all drain

    I checked the hoses and pulled the front panel off and checked the

    belt, and looked everything over but don't have to much more of a clue

  • cjglenn Dec 28, 2007

    We have the same problem. It is stuck at 7 or so minutes, flases some codes and left me with a foot of water in the machine WHICH FINALLY drained by itself all over our floor on Christmas Eve night. ANY SUGGESTIONS???

    I read another thread that said there was a class action lawsuit against this machine. Is this true and can someone point me to where I need to go? I tried to google it and nothing.

  • moneyhand Apr 17, 2009

    I'm having the same problem. It stops at 8 min. I maneged to get it down to 4 minutes somehow. but the behavior is still the same. It doesn't spin I detached the lid swicth and held it with my thumb so I could see what it was doing. it seemed to make an attempt to spin and wouldn't, like it's too weak to turn. I did this with no clothes in the machine.What could it be ?

  • Stephanie S May 12, 2009

    I am having the same problem. My Calypso is getting stuck on 7 minutes. I was trying to wash a blanket when it went on the fritz, so it's still in there with about a foot of water on it. When I turn the washer on, it says 7 minutes and agitates, but the timer never goes down and it continues to agitate...forever! Water started leaking out of the bottom of it somewhere all over my basement, yet every time I open the lid, it appears to have the same amount of water in it. I know it is not continuously filling because I would hear it, but the water all over the floor has to be coming from SOMEWHERE. I am calling a repairman today...

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    the washer is stuck in spinning, takes over an hour to complete the cycle. any ideas what might be the issue?



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Is there a code showing in the LED display window?

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How old is the unit?

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Sounds like you have a bad timer or check your belts

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