I had a load of clothes in and at some point it just stopped and was flashing 5L. I wasn't home at the time, so I don't know if it made any noises first, but when I tried to restart it (it's full of soaking wet clothes, I think it was going into the rinse and/or spin cycle) now it makes a weird buzzing noise after about 60 seconds of filling up and then when I turn it off, it sounds like a motor winding down. Still flashes 5L. Help! Thanks!
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.
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Run the hottest & fullest cycle possible - without a load - and add a grease remover - like goo-gone. Fatty tissues build up inside the tub - and can be released on hot cycles if HOT wasn't used very often.
It is recommended to run a HOT load every 2 weeks or so to avoid these buildups and staining of clothes.
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CL or CA is an over amp draw most likely caused by the motor thermal protector or motor controller It can be caused by too large of a load try to press "STOP/CANCEL" to clear if the problem returns you will need to get inside the unit
SL is a suds lock code it can be caused by the drain pump not draining the water, too much detergent, non HE detergent, or extra heavy loads, try running it empty, if code persits it is a computer/main controller/timer failure
The control 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 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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