Well guys, I am working thru the same problems. No problems with it for the first 3 years then one day it flooded. An apparent pump failure. So I removed the old pump and ordered a new one on line. It changed out easily. Ran a test load tonight--half-way thru I got an "ob" error code. It was a small load but seemed to me that the drum never filled with as much water as I would have expected. Any thoughts?
The pump motor (which is accessible from underneath) has a part with 2 hoses. Unclip the hoses (be sure to have a large bucket), unclip the 2 retainer clips and take off the pump....There may be some stuff stuck inside there, like a baby sock, a small rag or other stuff.....Inspect the gear on top to make sure it's not stripped. If so, it should be replaced...BUT, the motor and the pump are sold as one unit...
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Re: OFF BALANCE CODE
The problem with this, is this could be a variety of things. The Calypso has a wonderment of problems like this. It could be anything from a u-joint/leveler system problem, to a wiring harness/control board issue, to a water level issue. Thats why these Calypso's are so very hard to determine fault. Just be sure that the machine is as level as it can be, and also be sure that the load is as balanced as it can be, no overloading. Good luck with this one, I hate to say. It may be a issue of getting a service tech there to run all the diagnostics on site (not to cheap to fix either). Sorry I couldnt be of further help with this one, just the Calypso (or as we used to call them Callapso's) are very difficult to say the least. Let me know if I can be of further help.
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for using FixYa. Error ob indicates 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. Please do rate the solution if the issue is
resolved or post a comment for further assistance. Thanks Rylee
is this the code your refering to
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
cuz they list no code 06 hope this helps
Hi There I'm giving you the coeds that you need. So i hope this helps you and let me know how it goes.
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.
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.
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.Thank you for writing to fix ya. Best Regards Richard
The OB error code is short for out of balance. There are two fixes that you can try: One is to move the clothing around in the tub. or Two the machine isn't level and is causing it to falsely error as out of balance.
The OB indicates and out of balance condition has been detected by the motor control. You say this happens when the washer is empty also. One thing about the OB error is that the lid must be opened to clear the error and allow the washer to advance to the next part of the cycle. If the lid is not opened to adjust the clothes then the OB error will happen again.
If the OB error was cleared and the OB occurs with an empty load then the motor control has failed.
The drain pump must work. The image below shows how to run a diagnostic test to check the drain pump. Follow the instructions in the image below and check the drain pump operation. If the pump runs and the water does not drain then the sump is clogged. If the pump hums but does not run then the pump needs to be replaced.
Out of Balance
Rebalance the load. What is in the load of wash? Something thick and heavy? Maybe too few items. It probably can't be balanced. Open the door after pausing and reaarange the load a bit and try again.