It looks like the top should slide to allow the front panel to be removed. How do I do that? O.K. I realize if I can't get in, maybe I shouldn't. I suspect the pump has gone out - and more - made a few loud clunks, stopped, and water leaked out on to the floor, ugh.
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Re: just trying to gain access inside the calypso
Take a small flat head screw driver or putty knife. Put a thin peice of cloth over it so as to not mar the finnish on your machine. Using a flash light look between where the top panel and the front panel meet. There will be two flat green peices of metal. Using your putty knife or screw driver, push on these clips towards the rear of the machine while lifting up on the top portion. Once you get the two clips off, you'll be in. There will be 4 screws across the top of the front panel. Remove these and you'll be able to pull the top panel upwards and remove it. Next, pull the washer forwards and lean the top console back towards the wall until it can rest against the wall without trying to fall back forwards. Across the bottom towards the front, there are 3 5/16" screws. Remove these and the bottom panel will come off. The pump is on the botom right hand side with the two large back hoses attached. I prefer to put a large, shallow container underneath to catch anyremianing water when I dis-connect the hose(s) to try and remove debris from the pump.
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The machine control detected that the lid switch is not functioning properly. Raise the top part of the washer to gain access to the lid switch.
Disconnect the machine from the power source. Gently pry the emblem from the front of the machine and remove the T20 torx screw hidden behind it. Slide the top of the washer forward and raise its front. Prop it up high enough to allow easy access to the lid switch.
The lid switch is activated by an actuator (part number 19119) mounted on a hinge. It will not work properly if the actuator is damaged.
Check the operation of the lid switch using a multimeter. Disconnect the lid switch wiring harness and connect the test leads of the multimeter (set to X1 or ohm) to the terminals of the lid switch and activate it. The multimeter should read zero ohms while the lid switch is activated and open when deactivated.
Replace the lid switch if it is broken or if it fails the test above. Remove the lid switch mounting screw and install the new lid switch. Reconnect the wiring harness and slide the top of the washer back into position. Reinstall the T20 torx screw and the emblem.
Like a lot of the newer "energy efficient" models there is no longer an easy way to get to this stuff. There are screws on the rear of the top that once removed will allow the top to slide back a little, then lifted off to expose the innards of ur machine. The front of the dryer has to be removed to gain access to the drive train. Some of these LG "laughing greatly" machines have to have the front electronic controls removed to be able to access the top screws that attach the front of ur dryer to the chassis, lucky you. Once you gain access to the screws for the front of ur unit, disconnect the door switch harness, pivot the front out slightly at the top and lift, the bottom is retained by clips. Then you can view the inner front support, rollers, belt, tensioner etc.. best of luck, and have fun, ttfn
That's easy, just remove the Calypso Logo on the front of the machine, then there is a screw you need to remove. Then slide the top forward, then lift it up. Have someone else hold it up, and remove 4 screws on the top of the front panel, then lift it up about an inch and remove away. Putting it back on, try to get the latches back on correctly on the lower right and left, or it will stick out and look funny.
Of corse there is some variation among different GE models, but in general there will be one of two methods. Disconnect from power, then: 1. Open door and look for screws from top area of front panel into the dryer top to allow top to open, which in turn allows front panel to be removed. 2. If no screws, then use a putty knife to push in on the two clips which secure the top to the front panel. (right in the seam, front panel to dryer top, a couple inches in from each side.) The belt goes on around the drum from the front.
This is called a communications error, to access the tech sheet, pop the plastic "calypso" cover. remove the screw behind and lift the top. Sheet is on inside of front panel. Will require meter tests, but usually indicates a bad motor control bd. First try unplugging for a few minutes, cross your fingers and hope for the best.
dont see why not, first t hing to do is find out where its leaking from, the fromt panel will need to come off to watch for leak in order to remove that , pop off the medalion on fron lip of the main top assy. ther should be a screw behind the emblem remove the screrw and the top will slide foward and then tio back. a few screws across the top of front panel will drop that panel down adn from ther you ll gain acces to watch unit work adn see where water is coming from
Hi If you just need to get to the pump there is a access panel on the bottom.. flip it on its side and unscrew the panel you should be able to get to it... if you can't you can open the top with by pushing a putty knife in the front to push in the two clips and the top will hinge back.. then you can get to the screws to remove the front panel.. let me know how you do .. Thanks
Look along the seam in the front of the washer where the top meets the front panel. About two inches in from each side is a retaining clip. If you take a putty knife and push in on the clip while lifting up on the top, the top of the washer should open up. You may need the assistance of another person and use two putty knives at the same time. It can be a bit tricky sometimes, but the top does open in this manner. Once you have the top open, carefully rest it against the wall behind the washer. There will be a screw holding the front panel on at each top corner. Once you remove the screws, the front panel should come off exposing all the internal components of the washer. You can also remove the back panel for additional access. I hope this helps you.