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Whirlpool Calypso Display stays on 44-will not switch cycles

The washer display will only wash on the normal cycle "44".
I can not change to use a different cycle or water temperature.
And it wouldn' t even start until I unplugged it.
We I plugged it back in, it finally started but I couldn't change anything.
It washed a load, but the clothes are super wet and I can't run just the spin cycle.
I resigned to wash it again, but now it won't even start.

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SOURCE: Calypso washer - LD Code - clothes still wet

harborstuff,
The code on your machine stands for 'Long Drain'. Ld flashes if it takes longer than 5 minutes to pump out water to a point where the operating pressure switch resets. I would bet that the bath mats left a bunch of stuff stuck in the recirculation pump hose, or pump itself, and the water cannot be drained fast enough. Check the intake and exit hoses of the recirc pump. It's easiest to get to the pump through the front panel of the machine(click here). Looks like this: click here. Hope this helps.
(Definitely get under there and check to make sure the pump hoses are not clogged. At $129 it's an expensive fix for a $10 bath mat that clogged up the hose with fuzz. 'know what I'm sayin'' :o) )

-samson39

BTW, I have the maintenance manual & have experience at replacing the recirc. pump, control board, motor board, touchpad, & lid switch so far.

Posted on Jul 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Calypso washer display is freaking out.. It

change the panel. buttons are shorted wool button

Posted on Feb 06, 2010

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SOURCE: Duet GHW9150P Front Load Washer: front load whirlpool washing machine runs fine unt...

You can try this:

First check your washer plug to see if the connections are tightly screwed. Next check your filter if you haven't for long.

Remove the 3 screws at the bottom of the front panel under the washer door. Your filter door will be light brown. If you find a hose there it is to drain out excess water (water that could not be drained by your pump) After you hv drained unscrew the cap and remove all the junk inside. Have a large plastic bag to catch junk and water. Refit carefully after cleaning out. If not solved, something shd be blocking your pump, check this out

How abt a nice rating for the free help? Thnks

Posted on May 22, 2010

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