Question about Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer
I have a kenmore calypso elite washer. It stopped in the middle of a wash and displayed the message "Ld". I assumed that meant that the load was off balance. So I redistributed the clothes and tried again. Nothing. The clothes are soaking wet, so I pressed CANCEL and tried to just run a RINSE/SPIN. Then I got an error message that said "Ob" The washer came with the house when I bought it almost 6 years ago, so I don't have the user manual. How do I fix this?
“LD” stands for “long drain,” meaning it took an excessively long time for water to drain out of the washer. Common causes for this are kinked drain hose or clothing, like panties or socks, caught in the pump suction hose. Why, I’ve even heard of bra wires coming loose and getting stuck in that hose, collecting all sorts of gookus and pinching off the flow of water to the pump. Can you imagine? Yea verily, as surely as the Sacred Suds doth eternally pass my lips, the “LD” error code springs forth from such anomalies.
Posted on Mar 20, 2009
Turns out the outer tub on these things contain two rubber balls that act as check valves, mine was missing one, so it would not drain, even after someone replaced the pump motor. Getting a ball in there is another story. Hope this helps....
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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