Maytag Bravos : Won't drain
The washing machine cycles but when it should drain it flashes an LD code which it talks about a clogged drain hose. Hose is fine. I manually drained it, ran a rinse & spin cycle & it drained fine.
Just did a load of towels and it's doing the same thing.....it won't drain!!??Answer
Right off I will tell you that my experience with this machine is very limited. With that being said this is how you should go about checking it.
First there is a tube that runs from the bottom of the tub to the main motor control board. The control monitors the water level in the tub by the amount of pressure in the tube. If that line is off, crimped or clogged you may get this error code. The machine puts up this error code when the water level doesn’t change (which is monitored by the control through the tube) when the pump is activated.
If the tub isn’t clogged I am almost sure the main control board is going to be bad. This is especially true if the water is pumping out fine at the same time the error code is being displayed.
Now if the error code is being displayed and the water isn’t pumping out there could be a loose connection. Of the few machines like this I have worked on most of them had a loose connection at the water pump, which could cause an intermittent draining problem. This could cause the code to be displayed then when you try it again it works. What I have had to do to over half if the machines like this that I have worked on, was cut the wires at the pump and reconnect new wire ends on the wire to repair the problem.
So check for a loose connection at the pump and check for a loose or clogged tube. If both attempts fail to repair the machine more than likely the main motor control is bad.