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I have an error code LD and the load will not drain. I hear

a humming sound coming from...
I have an error code LD and the load will not drain. I hear a humming sound coming from the the drain pump but I can't tell if it's clogged or if the pump is frozen. My washer is a Whirlpool Cabrio.
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Chas
Chas, Home Appliance Technician
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Can I get the complete model number of the washing machine? This should be found inside the lid opening area of the machine...

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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Model# XXXXX

The drain pump could be just jammed with a coin or a hair pin or such, If you remove the back cover of the machine, you will see the drain pump on the left hand side of it, if you remove teh drain pump you can look inside to see if there is anything inside of it, Best to get all the water out before doing this, I use a shop vac hooked to the drain hose to suck it all out.. Otherwise you could have a mess if the water has no where to go.. If the pump is clear then it will need to be replaced, you can click on the blue link below to order the correct part for your washing machine.


Click here for the correct part for your unit.

Repair Clinic offers a 365 day no question ask return policy, so if the repair does not work you can return the part to them for a full refund, yes this even includes electronic parts that many other part suppliers will not allow to be returned.

Also there is a video on the link I gave you to show you how to replace it, it should also help you figure out how to remove it to see if there is anything in it...





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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Hi Chase just pulled the pump. Did not find any obstructions checked and got 16.8 ohms between terminals which tells me it's okay. Can I bench test with 120vac or is there a cap somewhere ln the line

Yes you can bench test it with 120 volts to see if it is spinning
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Chas, I put 120v and she spins about 50 percent of the time. This unit can't be over two years old. They don't build them like they use to. Please advise.

I know they don't build them like they use to, You will will have to replace it though, I wish I had a majic wand to fix it from here...


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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

What is the best place to order this part and do you think I should order OEM.

Go with what ever you feel okay with, I order all my parts from Repair CLinic, they have the best warranty on electric parts than anybody else...

Click here for repair clinic


Repair Clinic offers a 365 day no question ask return policy, so if the repair does not work you can return the part to them for a full refund, yes this even includes electronic parts that many other part suppliers will not allow to be returned.
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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

While I got you on line what is the best way to clean the inside of these HE units. We use afresh tablets about once a month but it does not seem to clean it very well. It smells and looking through the clear tub it looks nasty inside.

I prefer to use Washer Magic, I I annot stand AFRESH, it sucks...


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Customer reply replied 4 years ago

Chas, you have. been a great help. Thanks, Sean

No problem

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