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L5 means it cannot sense the lid open or closed. Lid switch is likely bad.
This error code may also be used if there is a disagreement between the
motor and machine controllers on the state of 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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OB MEANS OFF BALANCE if the motor controller detects an unrecoverable off-blance condition, the machine controller will shut down and display ob. the lid switch must be opened at least once before restarting the cycle if this condition occurs. opening the lid will allow you to view and redistribute the load. press stop/cancel to clear the display. hope this helps.
On Whirlpool Calypso washers that is probably not a "1" but is the letter i. The code "CI" is the fault code that indicates "Instantaneous Current Limit". 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 (fuse), or motor controller. Overloading the washer may cause this condition. Press stop/cancel to clear the display. Hope this helped you.
Off Balance. From the service manual (you can google error codes for these machines), 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 you to view and redistribute the load.
Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display.
Sorry, I haven't. In fact, I started to use my older washing machine, because I got someone to fix this one and it still wouldn't work. He told me that the newer models are not built to last, and that they are purposely built to break down and need constant fixing. Good luck.
I'm in the process of tearing apart my Calypso, Ugh. I found the diagnostic chart inside the machine. 5L is actually 'SL' which means suds lock, and can be an indicator of a failed pump, an extra heavy load, excessive detergent, or excessive suds. Corrective action is to press Stop/Cancel to clear the display.