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Calypso top washer has an error of LD

The cycle starts then stops with the error code and it looks like the agitator is getting jammed (not sure)

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    i need a list of possibles i have checked those conditions an they are clear.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2014

    I have an error code of Ld. washer will not complete the last 12 min of the cycle to rinse out.

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LD is an error code indicating a “long drain”. If the water is not pumped out quick enough, you will get this error code. This model of washer has a revised pump/motor assembly that will improve the performance of pumping the water out. A poor pump out condition could also be caused by a failure of the drain check ball system. This is a chamber of the outer tub located on the lower rear section of the outer tub. If something gets lodged in the inlet or outlet port of the check ball chamber, you will have either a no drain condition or a poor drain condition. This would have to be checked to confirm.

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This particular washer has a test that we can run to see any errors. This can be confusing on this model.

I am including a document below that will describe how to view the old error codes. Use the section that starts with Activating the service diagnostic modes. You can start with the cycle selector knob at any position.

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Feature options, capacity, energy use and style are all factors to consider when deciding between a front- or top-loading washer.
oth top-loading and front-loading washing machines will do a good job of cleaning your clothes. The most significant differences between these types of washers are capacity, energy efficiency, water use, feature options, and style.

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Assuming this is a WASHER, and not a dryer - LD is an error code for Long Drain.
This means the pressure sensor has not reported the tub to be empty after a certain number of seconds.
Usual causes - due to poor design - are the outlet line strainer being plugged with coins, legos, panties, socks, etc... or the pressure switch (or tubing) failing.
Remove the pump's inlet line (outlet from tub) and check that the line is cleared of foreign objects.
If it is clear - move to the pressure switch. Many times the tubing is cracked - or moisture has developed inside the tube. Remove it from the switch and attempt to blow in the tube.

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LD stands for long drain, you probably have a bad pump or the pump is clogged with lint etc.

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Calypso washer has a ld error i need a couple more possibilities for resolving the issue as i have checked those already. just a list of possibles.


is the unit full of water or still have some water in it? if so this code is for a long drain. the drain pumps will get plugged up with lint and cause the failure code.
tip the unit back and take the bottom off. then you will see the pump. take off the hoses and also look inside the pump to see if it is plugged with lint and that will cause it to not drain completely.

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Is the washer level? The wash load
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level. The front feet should be properly installed and the nuts
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Did you completely remove the yellow shipping strap with
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• Are the gears engaging after the drain and before spin, or
is the upper part of agitator clicking during wash? These
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Let me know if any of these are the solution!
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