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“SL” is displayed if suds are detected but the unit is unable to clean it out. This may indicate a bad pump, an extra heavy load, excessive detergent or excessive suds. Press STOP/CANCEL to clear the display then run the machine with few number of clothing and do not use detergent. This is to verify if overloading or suds are indeed causing the problem or not. The problem is a bad pump if the fault code still flashes.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Calypso - replaced pump/motor, but still

So here's my solution... Remove the new pump/motor combo. Go to "Appliance Center" and pick out a nice new Maytag and have it delivered the next day. Have them haul the POS Calypso away and sell the new pump. Let me know it you need a new pump....

Posted on May 04, 2009

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Fault saying no, press start for 5 seconds to clear, then it goes to nrO, press and hold again it goes back to no. Please help.


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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.

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Washer stops and give an SL error code


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 failure and will need to be replaced.

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Whirlpool Calypso - replaced pump/motor, but still get incomplete spin cycle with 'ob' and 'sl' errors. Never gets up any speed during spin cycle. What else might this be?


So here's my solution... Remove the new pump/motor combo. Go to "Appliance Center" and pick out a nice new Maytag and have it delivered the next day. Have them haul the POS Calypso away and sell the new pump. Let me know it you need a new pump....

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GETTING SL error


Suds lock, use he soap and be sure to use the cup at mark 1 or less. If you have a water softener use a 1/4 less.

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Calypso displaying SL or5L messages, did you get it fixed?


I see at least 2 of these a week. 9 out of 10 times, it's the pump. If the u-joint is bad, it will put strain on the motor causing it to think it's overloaded as well.

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Keep getting SL error code


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 failure

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