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Kenmore Elite Calypso Washer

Our Kenmore Elite Calypso Washer is either showing LD error or stuck in running mode without actually running. I suspect there is a clogging issue since my mother-in-law washed something that felt away during the wash it might have clogged drain. The washer is full of water. How do I fix this problem?

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  • tday4me Jul 28, 2008

    My washer keeps starting and stopping. It's trying to continue but keeps shutting down. I had a repairman out to look at it and of course it wouldn't do it then. He said everything was fine! He looked 18 and had never even seen one of these machines before. 10 minutes later, the machine won't run.

  • ouaffai Jul 31, 2008

    my washer displays FL code and full of water and beeps , but it wont rinse or spin what can I do to fix this.

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It seems the Kenmore Elite Calypso is prone to this kind of problem.

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