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I have a kenmore elite auto washer w/ calypso motion. We washed something very dirty and now get an ''ld'' message. The drain hose isn't kinked or clogged. I siphoned all the water out, but it still doesn't work. Do I have to disassemble to clear dirt?

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The pump motor asm is bad about stripping gear off old style or ther could be something in pump stuck

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Ld code. It won't drain. Not the drain pump (I changed) and not clogged pipe.


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Washer is diplaying Ld and won't restart


Hi,

Ld stands for long drain.

Here is what the manufacture says about that error, my comments will follow.

LONG DRAIN If the drain time exceeds eight minutes, Ld will be displayed, the water valves will turn off, and the pump will stop running.

Press PAUSE/CANCEL to drain the machine. The display will be cleared and the machine will turn off after a maximum of eight minutes. Possible Causes/Procedure
1. Check the drain hose and make sure it is not plugged or kinked.
2. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
3. Check the drain pump filter for foreign objects, and also make sure the hose from the tub to the pump is not plugged or kinked.
4. Check the electrical connections at the pump and make sure the pump is running.
5. Plug in2_bing.gif washer or reconnect power.
6. If the above does not correct the problem, go to step 7.
7. Unplug washer or disconnect power.
8. Replace the pump.

Phil's comments -----> This error is usually due to something getting stuck in the drain pump or drain hose, typically after washing a rug with a rubber backing that has come off or small articles like baby socks that were not put into a garment bag prior to washing.

To clean out the pump the machine would need disassembled and is best done by a service professional unless you are up for a good challenge.

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I have a Kenmore elite washer with Calypso wash motion, I keep getting the display "Ld" I have checked the drain hose and not clog, what else could it be? it will wash until it hits 24min. then displays...


Yes it could be the pump. I would first disconnect one of the supply lines and then remove the drain hose from the standpipe. Put the supply line in the standpipe and hold firmly while you turn the water on. If water backs up you have aproblem in your house plumbing, if not you will need to remove the pump and check for obstructions. Sometimes things get hung up in the pump. If all is clear and standpipe drains fine replace the pump. This can be purchased at www.appliancehelponline.com

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What does the Ld code mean on a calypso Kenmore Elite Washing Mashine


Hello there
LD means a long drain
it is taking longer than 8 minutes to drain out the tub
please check the following
First unplug the machine to prevent electrical shock·
Check wiring harness to ensure they are all connected and are not fried
·If needed remove the side panel and Check the hoses going to pump for clogs and all drain hoses and drainage system
· Check circuit board that controls the pump to see if any wires are burnt or have failed
once the faulty part or the clog has been cleared simply plug in the machine and press the cancel button and resume your normal washing operation
Hope this has been very helpful for you
Best regards Michael

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We have a Kenmore Elite Calypso, it is not washing


"Ld" (Long Drain) flashes
Is the drain hose kinked or clogged?
Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.
• "CA" or "Cl" (Current Limit)
Is the washer overloaded?
Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.

Here is a manual:

http://www.managemyhome.com/mmh/lis_pdf/OWNM/L0102048.pdf

See page 17.

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I have a kenmore elite top load calypso wash motion at the end of wash cycle it does not spin and flashes a LD on display I have to turn off and just do a spin cycle to to spin dry.


LD (long drain). possible blockage at pump..check to see if pump spline is stripped. also if the drain hose is plumbed in airtight then this may be slowing the draining process.

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My kenmore elite calypso washer


"Ld" indicates Long Drain: Ld flashes when the water level does not change after the drain pump is on.
depends on the following factors:
1-> the drain pipe could be longer than 8 feet
2-> the drain hose could clogged or kinked
3-> the pressure hose connection from the tub to the machine motor control could be pinched or plugged?
4-> and finally the pump might not be running well.

If you need any sort of help with the disassembling of machine tell me the exact model number and i can provide with some internal diagrams.Good luck with the machine.Please do rate my solution, also do post comments in case of further doubts.

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LF means long fill. check your water hoses and the screens to make sure they are not clogged. Had that happen to me once and i had to change the hoses. several months later same thing happened and it was the motor pump part # 8054968, this you can fix yourself.

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hello.........
“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.

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