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The washing machine is draining but the water is coming back inside?

Check out this possibilities for water not draining in the washing machine: This problem relates to the hose connected to drain pump. The drain hose should not be in laundry tub more then 4 to 5 inches. Measure it and if it’s more then 4 to 5 inch then cut the excess hose in the tub. If your drain hose is lower than the washer's cabinet, install an air gap/siphon break assembly. But if the drain pump hoses are ok checked then this problem relates to slow drain of water from laundry tub. You can solve this issue by cleaning the drain pump blockages and dirt build up this will make the flow of water proper in the draining of the laundry tub.
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My LG dishwashing machine model LD 2131 SH displays a F error. What does it indicate?


LG DISHWASHER ERROR CODES AND DESCRIPTION MODELS LD 1420W2 D1420WF LD...

ERROR CODES; FAULTS & REMEDY ERROR DISPLAY [IE]
Inlet error.
Condition: Not reached to the normal water level in spite of 10 min. water supply.
Possible causes:
  1. The Water Tap is not opened.
  2. The Inlet Hose is twisted.
  3. The Filter of inlet valve clogged by impure water.
  4. The Inlet Water Valve is normal ?
  5. The water pressure is very low. ( below 0.5 kgf/ )
  6. Inlet valve is blocked by safety device for leakage sensing.(In case of Inlet Valve).
Remedy
    • Open the Water Tap.
    • Repair the Inlet Hose.
1.Close the Water Tap.
2.Unscrew the Inlet Hose (Inlet Valve side)
3.Clean the Filter of Inlet Valve.
> Replace or repair the Inlet Valve.
> Check the water remain on the base.
1.Check the point of damages and repair or replace the related parts.
2.Disconnect the inlet hose to dishwasher to unlock the safety valve.
ERROR DISPLAY [OE]
Drain error.
Condition: Not fully drained out in spite of 5 min. drain operation.
Possible causes:
  1. The Filter clogged.
  2. The Drain Hose twistec or blocked.
  3. The Drain Pump/Motor or circuit is troubled.
Remedy
    • Clean the Filter.
    • Remove the cause of twist or block.
    • Replace the Drain Pump/Motor or repair the Circuit.
ERROR DISPLAY [E I ]
Leakage error.
Condition: The water level in Tub goes down during operation.
Possible causes:
  1. Water leakage in Hose connections.
  2. Water is leaked by damages.
  3. Impeller of the washing Pump is worn away.
  4. The Thermal Protector of the washing motor is functioned
Remedy
    • Replace the connections of Hose.
    • Check the point of damages and repair or replace the related parts.
    • Replace the washing pump.
    • Check the applied voltage.
ERROR DISPLAY [ F E ]
Excess error.
Condition: Excessive water is supplied than normal water level.(Automatically drain Pump operated.).
Possible causes:
  1. The Inlet Valve is troubled.
  2. The Air Break is troubled.
  3. The Sensor Assembly is troubled.
  4. The Controller is troubled.
Remedy
    • Replace the Inlet Valve.
    • Replace the air breaker.
    • Replace the sensor assembly.
    • Repair or replace the controller.

Jul 09, 2017 | Washing Machines

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will not drain. it does'nt look like its spinning very fast.


The washing machine not draining water.This problem is related to few possibilities. 1) The drain pump is got loose to the drain hose. check the connection from drain hose to drain pump. 2) The drain is blocked by any thing.Like cloth or any thing like metallic nails or coils etc etc. 3) The drain hose is got blocked./The drain hose is not letting the water to enter the drain pump. In most of the cases the drain pump has to be removed and checked for any kind of blockages.Also if the machine not draining can effect the spin cycle.But other possibilities for no spin or slow spin are faulty or broken motor coupler or weak spin motor.The motor coupler and motor both can be possible,if the drain pump and drain hose both checked ok.This will clear the fault. ----------- Keep updated with any more queries.Thanks,.

Oct 14, 2010 | Washing Machines

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machine doesn't drain water


The washing machine not draining water.This problem is related to few possibilities. 1) The drain pump is got loose to the drain hose. check the connection from drain hose to drain pump. 2) The drain is blocked by any thing.Like cloth or any thing like metallic nails or coils etc etc. 3) The drain hose is got blocked./The drain hose is not letting the water to enter the drain pump. In most of the cases the drain pump has to be removed and checked for any kind of blockages.This will clear the fault. ----------- Keep updated with any more queries.Thanks,.

Oct 14, 2010 | Washing Machines

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E1 comes up on screen and alarm goes off, how do I fix it?


Leakage error > Condition: Excessive RPM of washing motor happened during wash cycle due to water leakage. Possible cause: Water leakage in hose connections,water is leaked by damages. The motor water seal leakage of sump assembly. The height of drain hose connection ( sink drain hose ) is not over 20". Impeller of the washing pump is worn away.

Solution:

Replace the connections of hose. Check the point of damages and repair or replace the related parts. Correct drain connections. Replace the impeller of the washing pump.

Mar 25, 2010 | LG LDS4821WW 24 in. Built-in Dishwasher

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