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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?

Thank you.

Phil

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    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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