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HELP? ob & ld codes

I had an ld code when doing the rinse & spin cycle. then I tried just doing the spin and fluff cycle and I got a ob code. Any idea what that means? HELP.

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Re: HELP? ob & ld codes

Ld means long drain you probally have a bad water pump.Those models have a seperate motor for pump, the shaft on the motor is a star type and has probally stripped out the pump.Replace your water pump

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I have the whirlpool Cabrio model WTW6600SB2. We keep getting the code LD when we use the normal rinse cycle. Also trying to do a clean with bleach cycle and t is supposed to go 60 mins and goes less...

The LD:
Ld (F32) Long Drain "Ld" flashes when water level drop ain't sensed by that fancy lectronic control.
Check these things out:
Drain pump fouled/clogged
Drain hose too high for propah pumpin.
Pressure hose tubing clogged/pinched came loose from that fancy control upstairs.

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Code SL or 5L?

It is Code SL which means Suds Lock. Either you have too much soap suds for it to drain properly or Your drain pump is clogged and not spinning properly. Try running it through a rinse and spin cycle and if you still get a code (SL or Ld) then you will probably need to replace your drain pump.

Oct 24, 2010 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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Whirlpool Calipso model clothes washer shows a LD and doesnt run

The OB indicates and out of balance condition has been detected by the motor control.
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.,wkktswgwqtqrbwfxgtqsskgwtqkq,vi/gftrgbbtfxfffgqskfk/1/1303472/5961857/image48348img-or.jpg

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Jul 05, 2010 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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Calypso washer LD and OB codes - Controller issue?

inside the front panel there should be a pouch with a multi-language guide in it, it will tell you how to run a diagnostic troubleshoot with it.. i got mine a few days ago, its former owner said it woudln`t drain and would shut down, i came to find the "pump" that the tiny seperate motor spins underneath had a hair tie stuck in it.. after i removed the pump assembly and filled it with alittle canola oil to make it spin alittle more free, i removed the hair tie and its been workin like new since.. shame the lady who gave it away to me didn`t care to take the time for someone to come fix it..

Apr 27, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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What does LD and OB mean on my washer

I'm not sure what the codes mean but here is a site that may help with your problem..not sure but do try it if you like..

Apr 05, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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Kenmore Calypso washer Ld code?

I just had the same problem. I borrowed my neighbors wet vac. The hose of the wet vac fit right over the end of the drain hose and I sucked out all the remaining water. My hope was that if the hose was clogged that it would clear it out. It seems that it worked. I put the drain hose back in the drain and turned on the extended spin cycle. It was working, so I put the water logged clothes back in the washer on the extended spin cycle and it took the water out. I am now in the process of washing another load to see if it really fixed the problem. I hope this helps.

Jan 18, 2009 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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LD and OB on Calypso

“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.

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.

Basically, it sounds like your drain pump is bad or clogged, and the extra water is throwing the spin cycle off balance

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Dec 16, 2008 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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Ld and ob error codes

“LD” stands for “long drain,” meaning it took an excessively long time for water to drain out of the washer. Common causes for this are kinked drain hose or clothing, like panties or socks, caught in the pump suction hose. Why, I’ve even heard of bra wires coming loose and getting stuck in that hose, collecting all sorts of gookus and pinching off the flow of water to the pump. Can you imagine? Yea verily, as surely as the Sacred Suds doth eternally pass my lips, the “LD” error code springs forth from such anomalies.

Sep 07, 2008 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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Ld and ob codes

LD code means your pump is cloged with lint or small piece of clothing such as a sock. I had the same code on my washer and sure enough i found my pump cloged with lint from a blanket my wife washed. hope this helps. sorry I cant help on the other code.

Jan 03, 2008 | Whirlpool Calypso GVW9959K Top Load Washer

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