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Calypso Washer not filling w/water. clothes dry . have changed out valve, pressure sw and water valve. customer had been using regular soap. had customer change to he soap.

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  • Parnell2482 Aug 26, 2008

    Changed Pressure switch and watched cycle, washer fills 30 seconds and quits, can pull off pressure switch tube and will fill for a while

  • johncleek Sep 02, 2008

    washer will only fill a few secs and go to wash cycle even though cloths dry, i unplug the pres switch tube and it will continue to fill but wont stop and overflows.

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When changing a pressure switch on a calypso you have to be sure the tub is empty. blow air into the hose to clear, also observe for moisture where the hose connects to the tube for a pin hole leak in the tube.

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I'm Sending you the fault codes. Hope this helps you and get you in the right direction.

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