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OB Code and water leakage

I too have had the same OB code but also have water leaking out soaking the floor. Will this still be a case where we can inspect the pump and fix the problem ourselves?
I too had the Sears guy out and he said the pump needed replacing and also the outer wash plate(?). I don't see a problem with it and have looked at 3 other Calypso's and they all resemble mine. Hmmmm!
Thanks for any help you can provide.
Judy from Oregon

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This is joyce

This is probably the thing to do is to replace the pump, and yes you can replace the pump yourself if you are mecanically inclind, you can probably order the pump online if you need to and they will send to your house. you dont want the water to continue to leak onto your floor.
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Problem: Several underwires from various females' undergarmets had become lodged in the last drain compartment, just before water exits to the drain hose.

Solution: Once the clog/wires were removed, the machine functioned normally.

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Total time for a "handy" amateur that had never worked on a major appliance before: 1-2 hours. $ saved on a repair housecall: $200-300

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