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I have a Whirlpool Calypso washing machine, model

I have a Whirlpool Calypso washing machine, model number GVW9959KQ2. When the wash cycle starts, I can hear the water flow in for about 1 second, and then it stops and the letters "CE" flash in the display. Any ideas on how to fix it? Thanks, Doug

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Communication error. changing the MCU. sometimes a bad pump could be the problem

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