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LG WD-1019BD washer doesn't fill with more than 10 litres of water. I removed the 'vacuum? hose that tells the machine to stop filling and blew into it. fairly hard pressure makes it click on/off. After doing this and reconnecting it, the machine filled with about 30 to 40 litres, but the next time I used the machine it was back to 10 litres, which is not enough to wet the clothes. This is a 10kg front loader and 10 litres is about 2 inched of water in the bottom of the drum.

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SOURCE: Whirlpool Duet Washer Leaking

For those wondering about replacing the water inlet valve - this is a very simple undertaking.  You can find the part online for around 40 bucks.  All you have to do is unplug the washer, detach the hot and cold supply hoses, remove the lid (3 torx bits on my model) unhook the water line from the old inlet valve (conveniently accessible at the top right of the unit from the rear), unhook the electrical connections (be sure to label these for later re-attachment), unscrew the 1 screw holding the valve in place, and reverse the process with the new valve.  I'm hoping this will stop water accumulating in the drum - I'll update later if it does not. 

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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SOURCE: washing machine won't stop filling

Hello Marty, there are only two possible reasons for your trouble.

If your washer is overfilling, check these:

Water-inlet valve
Water-level switch
Water-inlet valve A defect in the water-inlet valve may mean that it's no longer able to shut off completely when the electricity has been turned off to it. If this occurs, the valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub. In time, the water may accumulate substantially. If this happens, you need to replace the valve.

Water-level switch A defect--or an obstruction--in the water-level switch may mean that it can't tell the water to shut off. So the machine overflows. This switch senses the water level in the clothes tub. It's usually a diaphragm device with a small, clear tube attached between the switch and the bottom of the washer's outer tub. As the water level in the tub increases, the pressure on the air in the tube increases. When the pressure reaches a certain level, it activates the switch, shuts off the water, and signals the timer to begin the agitate cycle. You can either clear any obstruction in the tube or replace the water-level switch.

Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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SOURCE: How to replace bearings on LG WD-1019BD washer?

To get to the bearings you need to remove the rotor as you have done, remove the front, you need to push a card under the lip of the top at the front to open the top to get out the front. Then then you need to undo all the bolts in the middle of the tub, then take out the inner drum and then you can hit the bearings out with a drift, Don't just replace the bearings, you also need to replace the seal and spider which is the 3 legged part with the main shaft on it, otherwise if you don't replace all the parts listed it will not last long before the same happens again. The problem is caused by the seal letting watter into the bearings, the new seals are mdified to help stop this happening.

Posted on Apr 17, 2010

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SOURCE: LG Washer WM0642HW: Not enough water

Turn clockwise the water level sensor set screw a half turn "clockwise" under the top of the machine lid.This is the only way to rid yourself of the WICK WATER RUB WASH METHOD that is just terrible. Especially with a full load ! BELIEVE ME. I really wonder if consumers who have the WM0642HW earlier produced version with the nozzle spray system in the top of the door seal are having these troubles?. Mine is a 2009 verson of the WM0642HW, No Forced Water Recirculation. ( Discontinued) and how it was preset for fill at the factory made it perform terribly. Only after i adjusted the water level sensor does it perform well the first time around. Have yet had to rewash anything since the adjustment i made for the fill level. Good Luck.

Posted on Jun 20, 2010

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SOURCE: OE fault displayed on spin cycle LG 1019BD 10KG WASHING MACHINE

The LG error code OE simply means "the pump is blocked". Presumably the water isn't being emptied properly. As with all error codes it is possible that there is a cause other than the exact description in the error code explanation but basically this error means as far as the washing machine is concerned it thinks the water isn't pumping out. A pump, or filter blockage is the most common cause but it could be caused by other faults such as a faulty pump, or even a blockage in the drain hose or somewhere else in the system etc.


LG themselves have some information on this error code..

http://lgknowledgebase.com/kb/index.php?View=entry&EntryID=6273

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Posted on Sep 13, 2010

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SOURCE: wd-1019bd - keeps gerring UE

Follow this link
http://lgknowledgebase.com/kb/index.php?View=entry&EntryID=800
Lots of information on your UE error.

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Hi and welcone to FixYa. I am Kelly. When water wont shut off no matter what you do the problem is inside of the water valve assy. Usually there is a small bit of debris in the diaphram center hole that is holding the water passage open.

Here is what you can try to do to clear if BEFORE replacing the eater Valve.

1. Get a bucket
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4. Remove ONE hose from the wall connection and place the hose in a the bucket.
5. Turn on the remaning connected hose/
6. Start machine fill cycle and tap the hose connection at the water valve on the back of the machine with either a screw driver or hammer handle.

Timer OFF

REVERSE HOSE CONNECTIONS ON THE WALL CONNECTION.

7. Place the other hose in the bucket
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9. Again tap the hose connection at the water valve
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17. Repeat step 16 for opposite hose and screen.
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19. Test for proper filling and water stopping by starting and stopping fill cycle.

If it works you got lucky. If you still have the problem you will need to change the water valve. Either one of these water valves will work on your machine:
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Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly

You will have to open the top panel for steps below

Water level control is handled by the water level pressure switch inside the top panel. It is about 3.25 inches in diameter, has 3 wires connected to it and a hose that looks like a small vacuum line.

Check that vacuum looking line for any holes, kinks or disconnects.

You will need about 3 feet of the same knid of line available from any autoparts store for this test.

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