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When I press one of the cycle buttons to start the washer, "FL" shows up on the display screen and the washer just beeps until I press cancel. What does that mean?

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Hi, you have a flood code. My neighbour is on pump # 3 with his 6 year old Calypso. Fibers and lint get tangled in the pump causing failure. You must replace both motor and pump now sold as a one piece unit. Part # 285990. Go to Appliancepartsoutlet.com for $88.95. Everyone else is $109 for same part. You have to access from underneath the machine. Move away from the wall far enough so you can tip the machine to rest on the wall and steady it with some blocks of wood so it doesn't fall on you while you are underneath it. Drop the bottom plate to the see area you'll have to work on. Drain the machine by unclamping the two pressure clamps attatched to the pump and be ready to collect about 3-4 gallons of water in a shallow pan. A wet vacuum , rags , and a helper won't hurt. Drop motor by removing 3 screws and unhooking the electrical harness clamp. Install new part and reconnect everything and your good to go.

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Error code FL flashes and my calypso washer keeps beeping. Won't start just shows the code.


FL error - Flood condition

"FL" flashes if any overfill condition occurs. This condition occurs when excessive water in the tub causes the overfill switch to trip. The control must realize that the trip was due to an overfill condition instead of a suds lock condition in order for "FL" to be displayed.

With an overfill condition, the beeper repeats a warning every 10 seconds with no time out. The pump is cycled in drain mode for 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until the overfill switch resets or power is discontinued to the unit. Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.

You coudl se this manual: Service_Manual_PDF

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Hello there: FL Flood Condition FL flashes if any overfill condition occurs. This condition occurs when excessive water in the tub causes the overfill switch to trip. The control must realize that the trip was due to an overfill condition instead of a suds lack condition in order for FL to be displayed

With an overfill condition, the beeper repeats a warning every 10 seconds with no time-out. The pump is cycled in drain mode for 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until the overfill switch resets or power is discontinued to the unit.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. You may want to have the water level sensor replaced cause this will cause this condition if it is faulty ok
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“FL” (Over Fill) flashes
The washer will beep every 10 seconds with no time-out. The
pump will cycle one half minute on, one half minute off, until
the overfill switch is reset or power is discontinued to the unit.
Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. Shut off the water
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MY WASHER IS BEEP AND DISPLAY FL


FL means flood condition

Solution: "FL" flashes if any overfill condition occurs. This condition occurs when excessive water in the tub causes the overfill switch to trip. The control must realize that the trip was due to an overfill condition instead of a suds lack condition in order for "FL" to be displayed
With an overfill condition, the beeper repeats a warning every 10 seconds with no time-out. The pump is cycled in drain mode for 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until the overfill switch resets or power is discontinued to the unit.
Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.

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Every wash cycle FL shows on the screen, I have to extend the spin cycle to get all of the water out.


FL

Flood condition

"FL" flashes if any overfill condition occurs. This condition occurs when excessive water in the tub causes the overfill switch to trip. The control must realize that the trip was due to an overfill condition instead of a suds lock condition in order for "FL" to be displayed.

With an overfill condition, the beeper repeats a warning every 10 seconds with no time out. The pump is cycled in drain mode for 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until the overfill switch resets or power is discontinued to the unit.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display

Check the over fill switch hose for weakness or, damage if the FL code continues. if the hose is ok, replace the Over fill switch..

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GOING NUTS WITH WASHER


FL Flood condition"FL" flashes if any overfill condition occurs. This condition occurs when excessive water in the tub causes the overfill switch to trip. The control must realize that the trip was due to an overfill condition instead of a suds lock condition in order for "FL" to be displayed.

With an overfill condition, the beeper repeats a warning every 10 seconds with no time out. The pump is cycled in drain mode for 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until the overfill switch resets or power is discontinued to the unit. You will need to unplug this unit for 5 minutes. if you continue to hear beeps and the (FL) appears once more after the shut down, you will need to replace the water level switch.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display and unplug the unit for 5 minutes.

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Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. Shut off the water
faucets to the inlet hoses if water continues to flow,
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I GOT THIS OFF THE MANUAL, HOPE THIS HELPS.

"FL' (Over Fill) flashes
The washer will beep every 10 seconds with no time-out. The
pump will cycle one half minute on, one half minute off, until
the over fill switch is reset or power is discontinued to the
unit. Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. Shut off the
water faucets to the inlet hoses if water continues to flow.

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