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Working on a Sears Kenmore Elite Calypso washer (M#110.22082102) Here's the scenario: When the unit is cool (less loaded) the farther the program goes into the spin cycle. When it is cool & empty it will complete the 99 sec test. When it is hot & empty, gets down to 6 sec. Hot & loaded it only goes to 19 sec. Then it starts to nutate instead of spin for 5 sec. Then it senses its not spinning, stops and tries again. It goes on like this for 30 min. Are the motor board power drivers going bad? As they heat they don't get the leading/trailing phase right to it's not going to turn CW when it's hot, so then it turn CCW which is nutate, then it senses it's wrong and starts another attempt. It does this over and over. Where do I start to get this thing right?

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You might have a problem with an item of clothing stuck under the agitator.
I have the manual and repair photos HERE


And Here

Posted on Oct 13, 2010

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    Dan Webster Oct 13, 2010

    I worked on a couple of these and what I know is in the above links.

  • Dan Webster
    Dan Webster Oct 13, 2010

    Another thing to think about is SUDS. Since this washer uses so little water and constantly pours that water over them clothes it monitors the amount of suds is in that water. If it feels their are too many then it wil try and fix the problem by pumping and flushing. You gotta be careful about the amount of soap and you must use the correct stuff. The manual tells all about.

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Hello. The transmission on this washer is on it's last legs. The fix is to replace it. The problem is the cost of the part and the repair is excessive. UNLESS this unit is both under warranty and less than three years old, put the $ toward a replacement. Joe

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