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Calypso washing machine has no power!

I have power at the plug and through the lid switch but nothing happens when I push a button. If I unplug the machine for several hours it will work for one load but then have to go through the same process all over again. It is a Whirlpool Calypso Model #GVW9959KQZ

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  • Anonymous Aug 21, 2008

    the washer just won't go on just no power

  • hlwms Aug 24, 2008

    we have the exact problem as described any solutions?

  • Anonymous Sep 11, 2008

    Yes, I have the same problem with my Calypso. I know the power from the outlet is working but them machine just won't turn on. When I press the buttons, I get no beeps, nothing. I love the machine when it when it works but have had to pay for very expensive repairs on it. What a Bummer!

  • joydcurry Sep 17, 2008

    All the buttons work except START. When I called for service, I was told to buy a new machine. There must be a solution to this? Please help...

  • triciamazur Dec 20, 2008

    I have had the same problem for months. If I unplug it for a little while then plug it back in, push start/cancel, it will then work again. Sometimes for a few weeks and sometimes for only a few loads. Right now it won't come back on at all!

  • kbatasis Feb 22, 2009

    Yep. This is a very nice machine, but i must say this problem has me wondering why the manufacturers don't do something about it?...

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2009

    Occasionally my calypso looks as though it has no power coming to it for hours on end, but then out of nowhere it will mysteriously work. It is as if some magical half-assed genie comes and fixes it! I also had to purchase a plastic tub for it to sit in b/c it leaks constantly. What **** the Calypso is!

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This is the worst washing machine ever..the caylso by whirlpool,,, I want in on an lawsuit.../

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