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When a load is finished and you open the washer lid, water and what looks like fabric softner is dumped back into fresh washed laundry. Where is the water and softner coming from? It looks to me that it's getting out of softner dispenser and is trapped on top side of seal ring, and when the lid is opened the trapped fluids run back into freshly washed laundry and takes more time in the dryer to get dry.

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One of the main problems of a calypso and a cabiro which is calypso's sister is not only the electronics but how they handle any type of over sudzing heres a remedy take off the cover of the machine and watch what is happening while the machine is washing this way you can see if the water is getting trapped on the ring also how much water are we talking about becasue you can remove that softner dispenser from the machine and see exactly how much water it holds here is a link of exactly what your looking at although i have seen on these calypso models water stuck in the pump and not go out the drain pipe completly and it runs out of the machine and then before it ends it dumps the remaining water back into the tub heres the link http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/partsdirect/showSubComp.pd?imageUrl=http%3a%2f%2fc.searspartsdirect.com%2flis_png%2fPLDM%2fW0601397-00003.png also you might want to stop by your local home depot and pick up a product called AFFRESH if you do have any type of oversudzing this will eliminate that rune the afresh without any clothes and with hot water it supposedly is only for front load washers but this product works great on all machines please message me back with your finds depending upon how much water your talking about is back inside the machine is your next course of action I await your reply thanks again
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