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No power Power failure to the whole machine. Machine stopped part-way through a cycle, with no power to any of the controls. Checked the power circuit, checked the socket, checked the fuse, no luck! Any help or suggestions please? Managed to drain the machine and open the door using the 'emergency release', but still no life in the machine.

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    Gooders Jan 02, 2014

    Sorry, this problem relates to a Miele W1716 (6 years old).

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    Gooders Jan 15, 2014

    Thanks aic7, I'll check and feedback when I know any more.

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Obviously something electrical. Check for interlock switches - door closed, water overflow, etc. Check for power at the power supply "mains in" and output. Voltage regulator on PS board?
I'm told that these machines are worth repairing and can last 20 years or more with proper maintenance, so they're a good investment.
Sorry I can't be more specific, but I'm just sharing some possible things to search for.

Posted on Jan 15, 2014

Testimonial: "Thanks aic7, I'll look into your solutions and feedback when I have more information."

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It's possible that the current rating of the MCB is too low to run your washing machine PLUS all the devices plugged into the other sockets on the same circuit. If possible, try plugging in the washing machine on a circuit with fewer or no other appliances plugged in. MCB's are much faster tripping than circuit breakers and are rated to trip at the current rating on them. Circuit breakers, may carry a current slightly over the rated current which may be why it never happened before. The permanent solutions (if the overloaded circuit is the problem) would be to install a circuit solely for the washer and dryer or install a MCB with a higher current rating. The latter solution is not practical, however, since an overload on lower power devices may never reach the current rating of the MCB creating a hazardous shock potential.

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Was doing laundry, machine just stopped. Full of water and clothes. Checked breaker, plugged in.... Will make power up music tone, but no lights on control panel. What to do?


The fact that the machine power up tone is audible indicates that the machine is receiving power which eliminates the fuse problem. I suspect that the main control PC board is faulty.

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Whirlpool Calypso Washing Machine Error Code Explanations And Repair


Failure - Code Condition - Check/Repair

PF - Power Failure - PF flashes if the washer loses power during a running cycle. The washer does not flash PF when it is first plugged in.

Press START to continue the cycle from the moment that power was lost -OR- Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display and completely cancel the cycle.

FL - Flood Condition - FL flashes if any overfill condition occurs. This condition occurs when excessive water in the tub causes the overfill switch to trip. The control must realize that the trip was due to an overfill condition instead of a suds lack condition in order for FL to be displayed.

With an overfill condition, the beeper repeats a warning every 10 seconds with no time-out. The pump is cycled in drain mode for 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until the overfill switch resets or power is discontinued to the unit.

ER - Processor Reset Error - This error code is displayed if the control failed to save cycle information during a power failure. This does not generate an error code beep.

LF - Long Fill - If the water fill time exceeds ten minutes, the water valves are turned off and LF is flashed.

CE - Communications Error - If there is any breakdown in communication between the machine controller and the motor controller, CE flashes and the unit beeps once.

Some common causes of CE errors include:
  • Conformal coating on serial communications pins between the machine controller and motor controller. After disconnecting power to the unit, try scraping this coating off the pins.
  • Check the resistance values between the serial communications pins with the connectors in place. Make sure the harness does not have a bad connection.
  • Check the quick disconnect at the motor terminal. The drive motor must be hooked up properly or a CE error will occur.
  • Drive motor thermal protector has opened.
  • Motor controller is not powered or fuse has opened. Replace motor controller.

LD - Long Drain - LD flashes if it takes longer than 5 minutes to pump out water to a point where the operating pressure switch resets.

CA or CL - Average current limit or Instantaneous current limit - If a status signal comes back from the motor controller that a current limit has been breached, the unit will return to standby mode and display either CA for average current limit trip or CL for instantaneous current limit trip.

  • Average current trip occurs if there is a 2 second average of current draw greater than 5.55 amps at the motor windings.
  • Instantaneous current trip occurs if there is a spike of 26 amps instantly at the motor windings. This may signify problems with the drive motor, thermal protector, or motor controller. Over-loading the unit may cause this problem.

OB - Off Balance - If the motor controller detects an unrecoverable off-balance condition, the machine controller will shut down and display an OB for Off Balance.

The lid switch must be opened at least once before restarting the cycle, if this condition occurs. Opening the lid will allow the customer to view and redistribute the load.

SR - Stuck Relay - SR signifies a failure of the relay in the closed position. With this failure, power to the motor controller cannot be turned off by the machine controller.

The machine control board may have a bad relay and may need to be replaced. Check pins 1 and 5 of P16 of the machine controller and pins 1 and 2 of P1 of the motor controller. This should have AC line voltage when the motor controller is powered.

LS - Lid Switch Error - The control should flash this error code if it cannot detect the lid switch opening and closing properly. This error code may also be used if there is a disagreement between the motor and machine controllers on the stat if the lid switch. The control should not allow the unit to run in this condition.

This code will also appear if the user presses the START key while the lid is open.

Open the lid or press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.

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My washer begin washing but the stop and has the code lp what sim to be the problem?


This are the only codes for your washer. hope this help. WHIRLPOOL Calypso Washing Machine Failure Code Condition Check/Repair "PF" Power Failure "PF" flashes if the washer loses power during a running cycle. The washer does not flash "PF" when it is first plugged in.
Press START to continue the cycle from the moment that power was lost

-OR-

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display and completely cancel the cycle. "FL" Flood Condition "FL" flashes if any overfill condition occurs. This condition occurs when excessive water in the tub causes the overfill switch to trip. The control must realize that the trip was due to an overfill condition instead of a suds lack condition in order for "FL" to be displayed
With an overfill condition, the beeper repeats a warning every 10 seconds with no time-out. The pump is cycled in drain mode for 30 seconds on, 30 seconds off until the overfill switch resets or power is discontinued to the unit.
Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. "Er" Processor Reset Error This error code is displayed if the control failed to save cycle information during a power failure. This does not generate an error code beep.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. "LF" Long Fill If the water fill time exceeds ten minutes, the water valves are turned off and "LF" is flashed.
Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. "CE" Communications Error If there is any breakdown in communication between the machine controller and the motor controller, "CE" flashes and the unit beeps once.
Some common causes of "CE" errors include:
·Conformal coating on serial communications pins between the machine controller and motor controller. After disconnecting power to the unit, try scraping this coating off the pins.
· Check the resistance values between the serial communications pins with the connectors in place. Make sure the harness does not have a bad connection.
· Check the quick disconnect at the motor terminal. The drive motor must be hooked up properly or a "CE" error will occur.
· Drive motor thermal protector has opened.
·Motor controller is not powered or fuse has opened. Replace motor controller.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. "Ld" Long Drain "Ld" flashes if it takes longer than 5 minutes to pump out water to a point where the operating pressure switch resets.
Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. "CA"
"Cl" Average current limit Or
Instantaneous current limit If a status signal comes back from the motor controller that a current limit has been breached, the unit will return to standby mode and display either "CA" for average current limit trip or "Cl" for instantaneous current limit trip.
Average current trip occurs if there is a 2 second average of current draw greater than 5.55 amps at the motor windings.
Instantaneous current trip occurs if there is a spike of 26 amps instantly at the motor windings.
This may signify problems with the drive motor, thermal protector, or motor controller. Over-loading the unit may cause this problem.
Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display "ob" Off Balance If the motor controller detects an unrecoverable off-balance condition, the machine controller will shut down and display an "ob" for Off Balance
The lid switch must be opened at least once before restarting the cycle, if this condition occurs. Opening the lid will allow the customer to view and redistribute the load.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. "Sr" Stuck Relay "Sr" signifies a failure of the relay in the closed position. With this failure, power to the motor controller cannot be turned off by the machine controller.
The machine control board may have a bad relay and may need to be replaced. Check pins 1 and 5 of P16 of the machine controller and pins 1 and 2 of P1 of the motor controller. This should have AC line voltage when the motor controller is powered.

Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display. "LS" Lid Switch Error The control should flash this error code if it cannot detect the lid switch opening and closing properly. This error code may also be used if there is a disagreement between the motor and machine controllers on the stat if the lid switch. The control should not allow the unit to run in this condition.
This code will also appear if the user presses the START key while the lid is open.

Open the lid or press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.

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Error code F11


F11 is an indication of a communications problem.
Communications cannot be sent correctly between the machine control board and the motor control board.
Here are some possible causes:
  • Loose wire connection at either the machine control board or motor control board.
  • Machine control board failure
  • Motor control board failure
  • Door lock
  • Motor
Error codes can be caused by a Power Surge or other electrical anomaly, attempt to return the washer to operation by following the Hard Reset procedure below.

In some cases the control can be non-functioning or may not accept activation from the control panel. To clear and restart the control follow the these steps:
  1. Unplug or turn the circuit breaker off for 10-20 minutes.
  2. Reconnect the unit to the power source by turning the breaker back on or plugging the unit back into the wall outlet.
  3. Press the Pause/Cancel/Stop button twice to clear the display.
  4. Start a short cycle to check the operation of the machine by selecting a cycle and pressing and holding the start button until the machine starts.

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F 11 code


F11 is an indication of a communications problem.
Communications cannot be sent correctly between the machine control board and the motor control board.
Here are some possible causes:
  • Loose wire connection at either the machine control board or motor control board.
  • Machine control board failure
  • Motor control board failure
  • Door lock
  • Motor
Error codes can be caused by a Power Surge or other electrical anomaly, attempt to return the washer to operation by following the Hard Reset procedure below.

In some cases the control can be non-functioning or may not accept activation from the control panel. To clear and restart the control follow the these steps:
  1. Unplug or turn the circuit breaker off for 10-20 minutes.
  2. Reconnect the unit to the power source by turning the breaker back on or plugging the unit back into the wall outlet.
  3. Press the Pause/Cancel/Stop button twice to clear the display.
  4. Start a short cycle to check the operation of the machine by selecting a cycle and pressing and holding the start button until the machine starts.

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