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LD error code and does not drain. One solution was something stuck in drain pump-how do you check that and what can be done about it?

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Thanks for using FixYa. Error Ld means long drain and it flashes when the water level will not change even after the drain pump is on. To resolve this issue you’ll need to check the drain hose and the drain pump for any blockages. Also check if the pump is running fine. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Rylee

Posted on Jul 09, 2010

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  • scushman951 Jul 09, 2010

    We have checked the hose and cleaned it out. How do we check the pump?

  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith Jul 09, 2010

    If pump is not running then it has gone bad and
    needs to be replaced. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or
    post a comment for further assistance.









    Thanks


    Rylee



  • scushman951 Jul 09, 2010

    Sorry to be so stupid here, but WHERE is the pump? Do you have to take the machine apart to get at it and how do we test if it is running?

  • Rylee Smith
    Rylee Smith Jul 09, 2010

    Please click on this technical/repair manual for your Whirlpool Washer for more information. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


    Thanks
    Rylee

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I have a whirlpool washer. model G V W 9959KQ. It is giving me an LD error code.


Hello,

The LD error code means LONG DRAIN time and usually the reason it displays that code is because something it caught in the drain pump,thusly since something is in the pump its taking a very long time to drain the water.


GENE

Sep 23, 2011 | Washing Machines

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Error code looks like LD


Hi

An LD error indicates long drain time which means that there is either something stuck/clogged in the pump or the pump itself has gone bad and should be replaced. You can take it apart completely and check for impeller damage or clogs. You have to clean it completely so make sure that you have lot of towels ready as there will be water coming out of it when you clean the pump. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

Daniel

Sep 05, 2011 | Washing Machines

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I have an kenmore elite oasis he and the washer has a code - LD. If i try to stop and start it, it just hums.


Hello,

The LD means Long drain time...that error code coupled with the hum i believe something is stuck in the drain pump preventing it from turning and that is why its humming

GENE

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Oasis washer....the error code came LD, AND NOW WASHER WILL NOT WORK


Hi

An LD error indicates long drain time which means that there is either something stuck/clogged in the pump or the pump itself has gone bad and should be replaced. You can take it apart completely and check for impeller damage or clogs. You have to clean it completely so make sure that you have lot of towels ready as there will be water coming out of it when you clean the pump. Hope this helps...please post back for further assistance.

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Flashing LD on panel and beeping cabrio top loader washing machine


Ld Long drain Clogged/slow drain/pump

"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.

Hope helps.

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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.

Apr 20, 2010 | Kenmore Elite Oasis 27052 Top Load Washer

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LD code problem


“F21” (AKA SD) is a Long (SLOW) Drain error (LD). If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes this error code will be displayed. In addition, a “SUDS” error may also be displayed. This may be an indication of a drain pump problem and/or clog in the drain line. You will need to check the following:


1.First, attempt to unplug the washer for at LEAST 30 minutes to reset the Central Control Unit (CCU). Sometimes this is all that is required to correct momentary glitches with the unit. If the error code returns, proceed to step 2.
2.Check the drain hose to make sure it is not kinked or clogged.
3.Check the electrical connections to the pump and ensure the pump is running.
4.Remove the drain pump filter and check for foreign objects and/or debris.
To check the drain pump, click on the following link for step-by-step instructions

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385844-checking_drain_pump_kenmore_elite_front

If the above procedures do not correct the problem, it is recommended by the manufacturer to replace the drain pump.

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Kenmore Oasis Ld code


“F21” (AKA SD) is a Long (SLOW) Drain error (LD). If the drain time exceeds 8 minutes this error code will be displayed. In addition, a “SUDS” error may also be displayed. This may be an indication of a drain pump problem and/or clog in the drain line. You will need to check the following:


1.First, attempt to unplug the washer for at LEAST 30 minutes to reset the Central Control Unit (CCU). Sometimes this is all that is required to correct momentary glitches with the unit. If the error code returns, proceed to step 2.
2.Check the drain hose to make sure it is not kinked or clogged.
3.Check the electrical connections to the pump and ensure the pump is running.
4.Remove the drain pump filter and check for foreign objects and/or debris.
To check the drain pump, click on the following link for step-by-step instructions

http://www.fixya.com/support/r385844-checking_drain_pump_kenmore_elite_front

If the above procedures do not correct the problem, it is recommended by the manufacturer to replace the drain pump.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for helping with your FREE question !!!!

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''LD'' error


Hi there,
“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.

for more information follow the below link --
http://fixitnow.com/wp/2009/03/11/whirlpool-calypso-washer-full-of-suds-wont-drain-and-throwing-an-ld-error-code/

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Ld code, will not drain, will not turn off


there is something stuck in your pump remove the back panel and you should check the drain pump the pump that is on the bottom left. good luck

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