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What does ld mean on my washer?

Whirlpool Calypso washer error messages op and ld.

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  • rkeyser Aug 27, 2008

    I had the LD problem and confirmed that the drain pump was
    broken. The motor would spin, but the splined steel shaft slipped in the
    plastic pump rotor (who designed that?). I ordered the new, improved motor/pump
    (twice as fast, single unit construction), but my wife wanted the washer fixed
    NOW. So as a temporary fix, I mixed up a little blob of JB Weld epoxy and
    glued the shaft into the pump. I waited overnight and then gave it the
    test. It is working fine after several loads. I guess I'll still replace it when the new pump arrives, but I wonder how long it might last if I just stuck with the glued pump.




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Op is probably ob, off balance, the ld is long discharge, most likely the pump is bad or full of junk, the origional pumps were updated to a better design so as not to get stopped up.

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