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Have a top loading Kenmore elite high efficiency washer model 796.2927, 2 years old this thanksgiving is showing erroe code LE? what do i do to fix?

Error code LE. 2 uear old washer, how can i fix it?

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On most Kenmore front load washers the LE error indicates a LOCKED MOTOR ERROR. This can be caused by:

  1. Loose motor harness connection.
  2. Failed HALL SENSOR.
  3. Failed STATOR.
  4. Failed ROTOR (cracked magnet).

Posted on Nov 07, 2012

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    Richard Roth Nov 07, 2012

    On most Kenmore front load washers the LE error indicates a LOCKED MOTOR ERROR. This can be caused by:

    1. Loose motor harness connection.
    2. Failed HALL SENSOR.
    3. Failed STATOR.
    4. Failed ROTOR (cracked magnet).

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