Question about Washing Machines

2 Answers

Washing machine door

New machine not used as yet tried to use but display show door open although door is closed Display code shows LE on brand new start up. How do you bypass or start this one ?

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • scooter1962 Dec 31, 2008

    The make is a Daewoo Front Load, brand new from Future Shop, model DWD-WD32WS. Seems like the sensor on the front door is maladjusted and thinks the door is still open.



    Scott

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2009

    I bought the same model from Future Shop over the Web. It got the same problem first day arrived at my home. Temporary remedy is to open the door and close it again. The "Door-locked" light will lit and machine will become operational.

  • Duane Grant
    Duane Grant May 11, 2010

    what make, what model.

×

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 15,935 Answers

LE indicates a fault with the motor on the appliance.


Is this a new installation?

In new installations, this error can sometimes present because of a miscommunication between the control panel and the wash motor. In this instance, the washer simply needs to be reset.

Step 1: Unplug the washing machine.

Step 2: While the washer remains unplugged, press and hold the [Start/Pause] button on the front panel for 5 seconds.

Step 3: Plug the unit back in, and run a rinse and spin cycle to test if the LE code is cleared.



Has a large load size been used with a gentle wash setting?

Gentle wash cycles such as Perm Press, Delicates, Hand Wash, and Wool/Silk should only be used for smaller loads. Because the cycles are more gentle while tumbling and spinning, too many items in the drum can register as an issue with the motor. In this instance reset the unit and run a test rinse and spin cycle.


Has the washer been overloaded?

Single bulky items or large loads can add extra weight to the drum and place stress on the motor. Remove some of the clothing and restart. If the issue is still present after a few items have been removed, unplug the washer for 30 minutes to allow the motor to cool and then restart the cycle.

NOTE: Make sure the drum is not overloaded

Are there soap suds visible in the drum?

Over-sudsing is the main cause of LE error codes. Using non-HE (high efficiency) detergents or too much detergent will cause stress on the motor. In addition, detergent residue can also cause leaking and odor. Follow these steps to resolved an LE error code caused by over-sudsing.

Step 1: Unplug the washer and allow the unit to sit for 30 minutes to give the suds time to dissolve.

Step 2: Plug the washer back in and press [Power] to turn on the washer.

Step 3: Do not choose a washing cycle. Press the [Spin Speed] key until "No Spin" is selected.

Step 4: Press [Start/Pause] to begin a drain only cycle.

Step 5: After the drain only cycle has completed, remove the clothing items from the machine. Turn the power back on and select [Rinse and Spin] and then press [Start/Pause]. This will remove excess soap suds and light residue from the drum. Repeat this step until no visible suds are in the drum of the washer.




LG suggest you switch off, wait for a minute, unplug the appliance.

Wait 15 minutes then plug it back in again.

Try the machine again.



If it's still faulty, you can try changing the Hall Sensor in the motor, this can sometimes cure the problem.



Unplug the machine and remove the rear cover. There are 4 Philips head screws. Take them out and remove the rear cover.

You should now see the rear of the motor, which is mounted to the back of the drum.

In the middle is a large bolt which holds the stator cover.

You'll need a 17mm socket and a ratchet to remove this bolt.

Remove the stator cover and place aside.



Toward the bottom-left, you will see a couple of wire bunches held to the motor by three screws. One holds a metal bracket, one actually holds a ground wire, and the last is through a plastic bracket toward the bottom. Remove these three screws and don't lose them.

Through the motor there are 6 bolts holding it onto the back of the drum assembly.

You'll need a 10mm socket and ratchet to remove them.

You will now have the motor off the back of the drum.

Disconnect the two wire harnesses from the motor.



Looking at the surface of this motor that was facing the DRUM (not the outside), you'll see two small pieces clipped onto it, toward the bottom.

The sensor you are looking to replace is the one that looks like a kitchen magnet.

It is attached by small clips. You'll see how it goes on. It's easy to remove.

Go to google and search for part number 6501KW2002A.

This will bring up an LG sensor assembly.

Double check with the supplier that this is the sensor for your appliance.

When you receive the sensor, simply reverse steps 1 through 5.

Once re assembled, try the machine again.



If still the same after this you'll need to replace the motor and/or control board.



Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question

Posted on Sep 12, 2010

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

How to reverse door on a Daewoo DWD-WD32WS

Posted on Apr 23, 2011


1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a daewoo washing machine dwd-g20dl showing error code LE


LE Washing machine door opening error
The washing machine or washer dryer door has been detected as open or unlocked.
·Close the door!
·Check the door lock switch
·Check the door latch
·Check PCB

Jul 09, 2014 | Daewoo Washing Machines

1 Answer

My maytag commercial washer display a code F26


This error code indicates that the door needs to be opened and closed.
The F26 code may appear the first time you try to use the washer. Open and close the door to clear the display.
The F26 code may also appear if the washer has run three cycles without the door being opened. Open and close the door to clear the display.
If opening and closing the door does not remove the error display, press Pause/Off or Pause/Cancel twice.
If Pause/Off or Pause/Cancel does not work:
  1. Unplug the washer or disconnect the power for one minute.
  2. Plug in the washer or reconnect the power.
  3. Re-select the cycle and press Start.
NOTE: If the error remains on the display, and the condition above has been checked, call for service.

Oct 23, 2012 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Error code F26


This error code indicates that the door needs to be opened and closed.

The F26 code may appear the first time you try to use the washer. Open and close the door to clear the display.

The F26 code may also appear if the washer has run three cycles without the door being opened. Open and close the door to clear the display.

If opening and closing the door does not remove the error display, press Pause/Cancel twice

Oct 22, 2011 | Whirlpool WFW9200S Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Fault code f26


This error code indicates that the door needs to be opened and closed.

The F26 code may appear the first time you try to use the washer. Open and close the door to clear the display.

The F26 code may also appear if the washer has run three cycles without the door being opened. Open and close the door to clear the display.


If opening and closing the door does not remove the error display, press Pause/Off or Pause/Cancel twice.

If Pause/Off or Pause/Cancel does not work:

  1. Unplug the washer or disconnect the power for one minute.
  2. Plug in the washer or reconnect the power.
  3. Re-select the cycle and press Start.

Jul 30, 2011 | Maytag Washing Machines

1 Answer

Erorr code -Err 1 is showing on our machine. Any ideas? Thanks.


Is this a Haier Washing Machine?
'coz I found an answer on their site..

"Q. The display shows Err 1. A. The door is open or not properly locked shut. Open and close the door, or firmly push the door shut until you hear a 'click'. If the problem continues, call the customer help desk or an approved service engineer."

Src: http://www.haier-uk.co.uk/support/faq

Hope this helps.. :)

Jun 09, 2011 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Washer says f26 and won`t spin the clothes out. is there anything i can do?


This error code indicates that the door needs to be opened and closed.
The F26 code may appear the first time you try to use the washer. Open and close the door to clear the display.
The F26 code may also appear if the washer has run three cycles without the door being opened. Open and close the door to clear the display.
If opening and closing the door does not remove the error display, press Pause/Cancel twice.

The above procedure is the specified way by whirlpool technicians to clear the error code.

Feb 02, 2011 | Washing Machines

2 Answers

My daewoo washin machine shows error code LE & it wont work actually whats the problem ? tq


my daewoo washing machine has error code LE
after every wash , it cannot rinse and spin then show
beep sound and show code LE. Thank you

Oct 06, 2010 | Daewoo Washing Machines

1 Answer

Washer won't start. Display shows "od"?


od is an open door error if the door is closed then you would have to replace the door switch or the wiring that goes to the door switch first try to open and close the door and make sure it seats properly in the small hasp type holder if the error code still persists then check the wiring to the switch and if the wiring looks like everything is connected well then you would have to order a new door switch i hope this helps in your appliance situation and please remember to rank this solution if you have any more questions please message me back. Have a great day
rickead1

Aug 18, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Code LL flashing. Will not complete a cycle.


The LL error code is not documented very well.

Can you tell me what point of the Wash Cycle the Cycle Status LED is in when you error out with the LL error code?

I believe it will be in the Spin Cycle of the wash cycle.

You could try a Quick Spin test and see if the wash basket will spin up to 850 RPM with no laundry in the Wash Basket. See Page 14 of the Service Manual and see if the Wash Basket will spin up to 850 RPM.

You could also check the TDS for proper range of motion using the SM or this typed out process.
Tub Displacement Sensor Diagnostics check.
It is possible the Tub Displacement Sensor may have failed try this check which is in the Troubleshooting guide stored in your washer console or refer to the SM.

a. Enter the Service Mode by pressing and holding the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys for three seconds or the display reads “00”

b. Press the Super Wash key display reads “in”…something like that.

c. Press Delicates the Display will show “UC” (Unbalance Closed).

d. Push tub to the back right corner of the machine the display should change to “UO” (Unbalance open). Release tub and the display will show “UC” (Unbalance Closed).

e. Press Hand Wash.

f. Pull tub to the front left corner while pushing the tub down the display should change to “UO” (Unbalance open). Release tub and the display will show “UC” (Unbalance Closed).

If you fail this test it would be time to remove the machine front cover check if the TDS sensor has fallen of its mounting position between the Tub and the washer frame.

Jul 11, 2010 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

1 Answer

Code "LE"


Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you understand the LE code...

http://www.fixya.com/support/r4348161-lg_washing_machine_le_error_code_or

heatman101

Apr 21, 2010 | LG WM0642H Front Load

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

197 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

64052 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...