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When I started a washer load this morning, all dial flashed and then went off, machine didn't start. I briefly saw an LF or LE flash, but it went off quickly. I inherited this machine from my son when he moved with no manual. I've been using it for a couple years with no prior problems. whirlpool calypso

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This model of Whirpool washing machine has many problems, but the common one is the electronic motor control circuit board fails, unless u have electronic testing equipment and understand how to do voltage checks and pull the machine apart it is best to call a professional repair service on this.

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