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whirlpool calypso will not nutate
« on: May 27, 2013, 11:16:33 AM »
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Need some help working on a Whirlpool calypso model# GVW9959KL2 that will not nutate unless I press hard on the wash plate dome on the inside of the tub while washing and move it to the side. Could it be a bad u-joint causing it not to nutate
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Re: whirlpool calypso will not nutate
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2013, 11:32:21 AM »
I took one apart and defeated the nutate because the agitator kept jamming against the tub and I thought this might have been causing a CE error. After doing that it worked great. The u- bolts inside the thang was broken I will tell you that.

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Re: whirlpool calypso will not nutate
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2013, 11:50:57 AM »
thanks for the quick reply
so what did you do to defeat the mutate
replace the ujoint

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Re: whirlpool calypso will not nutate
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2013, 06:51:14 PM »
I removed the ujount looking thingy and put her back together. All the nutate does is raise and lower the agitator, mostly it would just allow clothes to get under it and wrap around the shaft, seen that too. I figured it was not needed and I was right.
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