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Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Displays "LD" error falsely

I bought my Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 in March of 2007. Approximately 4 months after I got the washer I started having an error on the washer that said "LD". The manual and repairman said that "LD" means Long Drain, and that it probably means my drain pipe is clogged or not working. Two different Sears repairmen have come to try and fix my washer, one replaced the control board, and the other replaced the motor. Both times it didn't fix the problem, and both times they couldn't really seem to diagnose the problem correctly at all.

I've diagnosed this problem pretty specifically and know exactly when it will malfunciton. Right before the washer should Start Spinning the clothes, it will just sit there with the motor running for a few minutes. Then the "LD" error will come up. Recently after this "LD" error comes up even when I push stop twice and restart a new cycle, it will not start a cycle at all. No water will come out and the motor is just running for a few minutes and then the "LD" error will come upo again. I've also tried unplugging the washer for a minute and sometimes the washer is able to start a cycle again. However, even though the the washer seems to work again, it will eventually stop in the exact same place with the "LD" error.

I've checked the drain pipe thoroughly and have concluded that it is working perfectly. The 2nd repairman though my washer was "oversudzing" but I have cut down and use extremely small amounts of HE detergent. I've seen in some of these posts that sometimes the washer sends a false signal to the to the control board and will not initiate the spin cycle. Is there a way I can manually get the washer to just do the spin cycle? Is there anyway I can fix this problem myself? Your help would be greatly appreciated, thank you in advance for your time.

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  • Anonymous May 06, 2008

    Same problem, same machine and model number. I wish some had an idea of what it is.

  • whit1974 Jul 02, 2008

    Same problem- different model Oasis 2703.  Three repair men out this week...they think I'm nuts!

  • mcellligott Sep 24, 2008

    I also get the "LD" error. I ran current to each pump directly with a cheater cord and they run fine. I can also drain it this way. The washer never fills with water. I start the cycle, I hear what I believe is the recirculating pump for about 20 min. and then the LD error.

  • cvanzip Oct 20, 2008

    I am having the same problem. The washer is 11/2 years old! This should not be happening. Is there a recall?

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Remove the harness and replace it is what this will lead to,just watch and you'll see

Posted on May 26, 2008

Your pressure switch is bad. Try leaning the machine forward. The water in the bottom runs to the front and fools the machine into the spin cycle. If this works for you, it is the pressure switch. Now the real kicker, to replace the switch you need a new computer. About $150 fix.

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LD means LONG DRAIN
Did him look at the pump or replace that??
they should.

Posted on May 09, 2008

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I had the same problem with F1 and F68. I just bought a $345 new computer for my washer. These machines are defective. Mine was purchased in Nov. of 2006 but not even out of the box until Jan. 2007!!!

Posted on Apr 29, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore Oasis HE 27082 Displays "LD" error falsely

Hello,

Since that you let repairman do twice and didn't fixed the problem, I think your washer have still warranty from the vendor. and they repair it free.

Please verify the panel board of the machine maybe got grounded in the wiring or got wet. How ever you can do that in your own you should consult the repairman on that matter. however the two repairman did not resolve, so its better to bring the washer's to the vendor. im sure they can fix the issue or you will be enlightened by their valuable suggestion and solution.

may this help

melnavz

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