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The pump is clear, water drained out of the bucket, pump ran when connected to 120VAC. Is there a service mode on this bad boy where I can energize the pump line to test the circuit?

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SOURCE: LG WT4801CW got OE error and won't drain.I removed the pump and it runs on 120VAC.The lines are clear.Is there a mode to test the pump power by energizing the line to the pump with no water?

try this remove the wires to he heating element and try it again if it works the pump then its the heating element at fault not the pump. some reason the heating element works in line with the pump setting on the main board. the element may work but when the pump reads it the resistance is wrong and shuts down.

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LG WT4801CW got OE error and won't drain.I removed the pump and it runs on 120VAC.The lines are clear.Is there a mode to test the pump power by energizing the line to the pump with no water?

try this remove the wires to he heating element and try it again if it works the pump then its the heating element at fault not the pump. some reason the heating element works in line with the pump setting on the main board. the element may work but when the pump reads it the resistance is wrong and shuts down.

May 19, 2017 | LG Washing Machines

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Hi what error F5 means in a white whale dishwasher ?

The F5 code means that the machine is not draining. Either there is something blocking the drain line or the drain pump is defective. I would first check the outlet where the drain line atttaches to. Take the drain ho9se off the syphon gap or trap and see if the water will drain out of the machine into a bucket. If it will you need to clear the trap or syphon gap where it connects to. If it will not there could be something jammed in the drain pump or the drain pump on the machine could be bad. You would have to remove the lower kick panel and access the drain pump where the drain hose connects to get it out and check it for damage or obstructions.

Nov 02, 2016 | Dishwashers

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F & S GWL15 would not drain. Replaced pump & it drained for a while. Removed diverter, found a dime & some lint, cleaned it out and installed it. Still would not drain, water is on floor, do not see leak....

Have you tried reverse flushing the drain hose?
If you can get the outlet/drain hose to the washtub cold tap
wrap a towel around the hose and tap to stop water going everywhere whilst slowly turning up the water pressure
from the tap.
(Any leaks STOP and check your hose clamps/connections are all tight.)
Water should now be flowing into the machine bowl, and
hopefully turned the pump, and cleared any blockages.

Hope it helps

Sep 15, 2013 | Fisher Paykel EcoSmart GWL15

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I have a HONEYWELL dehumidifier (30 pints) and I would like to set it to drain directly. I hooked-up a hose to it and ran it in a drain. but it don't seem to work, the bucket still fills up and then...

Louis, some models do not require that the bucket be placed back in the unit, if a drain hose is connected. You'll need to check your Owners Manual on that. The other thing is, where the hose is connected may be clogged and is forcing the water to go into the bucket. Disconnect the hose coupling and check for clogs. Also, keep in mind, the dehumidifier does not have a pump. It relies on gravity to move the water through the hose. If the hose is longer than 5 feet, is kinked or not sloped downward, it can't drain the water.

Hope this helps you troubleshoot and solve the problem. Please let me know. Thanks.

May 04, 2011 | Heating & Cooling

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We have a maytag neptune front loading washer and during a load the washer stopped and is flashing "nd" what does that mean

I believe that is a No Drain situation. Check the drain hose to make sure it is not too far in the drain standpipe...It should only be inserted about 6-7 inches. If it is submerged in the standpipe water it may cause a siphoning effect and pull drained water back in tricking the pressure switch. After a few minutes of this it will error out. You may also have a blocked pump not allowing water to drain at all. I believe this unit is only serviceable from the back panel depending on which model. Lots of water mess will occur when trying to clear the pump so have many towels ready and the unit unplugged. Try taking the hoses from the pump and taking the pump out so you can see in it and clear it of hairpins, coins, pencils, socks, or many other items normally found in the pump. If the impeller does not have a slight resistance then a quick ":flick:" movement then it may be ready for replacement. This movement can be checked by sticking your finger in the pump while it is removed from the unit and try turning it 90-180 degrees before it flicks to the next pole on the internal magnet. If it feels gritty or very sluggish...or if it just spins with no resistance it is bad.

A tip before removing the pump hoses is to get a bucket or catch can and lowering the drain hose from the wall to close to ground level and see if water will flow out...that will allow you to drain the bulk of the tub water if it is not clogged completely. Just lift the hose to stop the flow until you can drain the catch bucket and repeat.

Good Luck!

Feb 14, 2011 | Washing Machines

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Lights are flashing with OE flashing stopped washing

OE is a drainage problem. Check all lines, and drains for kinks.blockage. Ours was blocked in the T connection where the drain goes into the sink( in the black ABS sink part.) Used a screwdriver to simply clear the t connection with the drain hose disconnected.... ran the DW( where it fills w/ water) ,then turn off, and put the drain hose into a bucket... if its pumping water out well, then it could be the sink drain.
If not... a line somewhere is plugged.

Nov 25, 2010 | LG LDS4821WW 24 in. Built-in Dishwasher

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Water pump failure?

The water pump drain motor has something stuck in it or it has gone bad like most LG parts.
Remove the drain pump and look for any foreign object to be removed.
Check the drain pump for a failed pump motor.
LG is pretty.

Feb 02, 2010 | LG WD-3274RHD Front Load Washer / Dryer

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What does "nd" mean on my neptune washer

Hello tana_carney4,

Your in the FAV6800AW forum so I’ll assume your machine type is a FAV6800AW or FAV9800AW. I’m an owner of the FAV6800AW with some hands on experience with the machine.

The ND error code equals No Drain. The microprocessor on the Control Board keeps track of the time needed to receive a Low/Mid Level fill indication from the pressure switch at the start of a tub drain cycle. If that time elapses and the pressure switch is signaling that the tub has watering remaining then you trigger the ND error code. Is the tub empty or is there standing water in the tub with the ND error code?

If the wash tub is empty and you fail out of the wash cycle with the ND error code then I feel you have pressure switch failure, the pressure switch is signaling the Control Board incorrectly. We need to go into Service Mode “Board Input Test “ and check if the pressure switch is signaling a -1 with an empty tub (no water). If rhe pressure is signaling a -1 with an empty tub then the pressure switch is false signaling “Stuck Pressure Switch” you will error out in the wash cycle with the ND error code and the Pressure Switch will have to be replaced.

If the wash tub has standing water in the tub with a ND error code to the console we need to check for a failed drain motor, a drain pump impeller jam/clog. We would go into Service Mode turn the drain pump and listen. Do we hear the drain pump turn on? If so will it pump out 5 gallons of water in about 25 seconds or less as my working FAV6800AW will do? Further troubleshooting will require a DVM to verify that 120VAC is applied to the drain pump, If we have 120VAC at the drain pump motor connections and we don’t hear it turn on we would need to remove the drain pump and check for failed motor or jammed impeller. If the drain pump turns on but we have slow drain out of the drain pump we could would need to remove the drain line from the Sump Cap to the inlet of the drain pump and check for restrictions and possible impeller damage to the drain pump.

The question is do you just want know what the ND error code is?

Do you want to DIY the repair? If not then it would be time to call in a repair service.

Here is the FAV6800A/ FAV9800A Service Manual link.

If your machine type is not a FAV6800AW or FAV9800AW then please disregard my post.

Rich aka dh1200s

Nov 18, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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Not all the water is draining

first remove drain line garbage dissposal and make sure inlet hole is clear of put drain line in a bucket and see if unit drain's properly.also check filter in dishwasher.if unit still doe's not drain than you may have a bad impeler in the water replace the water pump is a major job and cost of service call,part's and labor in most case's would exceed worth of unit.

Nov 17, 2009 | Bosch 24 in. SHU43 Built-in Dishwasher

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