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No response from any controls on touch pad

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Model: Kenmore Calypso 110.21082000

Problem:  No response from all controls on the touch pad.  There is sufficient power from the outlet.   A few months ago the touch pad was not responding, so I unplugged the power cord from the outlet and waited a bit and plugged the power cord back into the outlet.  It worked.  This time the touch pad remained dead.  I tried replacing the machine control board, still dead.  Does the motor control board need replacing at the same time (the fuse on this board has continuity)?  Any ideas?

 

 

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Make sure you've got power to the power terminals on the control board (the one previously replaced).

Do the control panel lights come on? Any beep-beeps?

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I have power to the power terminals on the previously replaced control board.  No lights.  No beeps.

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try to enter the diagnostics mode by performing the "key-dance" that is outlined in the tech sheet (tech info is located in a bag attached to the inside of the front panel) i have seen this behavior before caused by a failed keypad- VERY expensive repair (just say calypso)- if at all possible,convert this machine into a boat anchor and cut your losses now.

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Oh yeah-- that CONTROL PANEL will flatten your wallet in a hurry.

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Kdog,

I found the tech sheet and ran through the diagnostics, the keypad is dead.  I found a boat, and I'm seriously considering using it for an anchor.  Do all washers have tech sheets inside of the front panel?  BTW - Is that Calypso class action lawsuit from alexander law legit?  Thank You...

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