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LG Washing machine - WM14225FD. Error LE showing

Starts fine then within a few minutes of wash it grinds to a noisey halt then LE flashes. HELP!

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  • helen_grove Feb 27, 2009

    Will do what you have said above and will feedback..........fingers crossed.

  • helen_grove Feb 27, 2009

    Model No. is WM14225FD in answer to MNTECH question.



    Fixer 444, it has been turned off for about 1 hour and I have just checked all wires and all seem fine and tight. I have read numerous reasons as to what the issue 'could be' - it may because there was not a big enough load put in but from comments I have read and investigated it could be the 'motor servo control' or in my LG manual it states LE = over load in motor and when I called LG who were useless they said it could be the hall sensor? LG have been really unhelpful and want to charge me £70 call out charge......this has been going on now for over 5 weeks. HELP

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    Carl Schulzetenberg May 11, 2010

    Could you confirm model number. (usually found on sticker just inside door)

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I'm sorry I only have service info on US market models, but this info might help.

LE codes are extensively covered in past Fix-Ya solutions, but are generally caused by only a handful of things. 1. the " Load Error " can be a very off balanced load. 2. excessive use of soap leads to too much suds, and thus drag on the inner tub. (use 1 tablespoon of HE soap max. per load) or 3. the Hall sensor (part number 6501KW2001A) has failed. The hall sensor is rather easy to replace, and is covered by a seven year part warranty. Take the back cover off. Take the big nut off and remove the motor rotor. Remove the bolts holding the motor windings. Remove the electric plug on the sensor and unclip it from the motor winding. Snap new sensor on and reassemble. Usually takes under a half hour. On a difficulty scale of 1 - 10, it might rate a 4. This should be a Fix-Ya for your machine, and at basically no cost!
In the US, find a service provider using your zip code at http://us.lgservice.com/index_b2c.jsp or call LG at 800-243-0000

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I tried what I'd seen written elsewhere - my LE error came after I turned the drum as I was unloading it, which caused the control panel to light up. This confused the brain.

I unplugged it for 10 minutes, then started a Rinse & Spin cycle with No Spin selected for the Spin Speed. After this completed, I was able to use the washer as normal.

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Press "end of cycle". Plug off the wall. Code can be an indication of several issues. The most common cause is over-sudsing in the machine. Overloading the wash with too much laundry may also cause the LE error code. Lastly, a breakdown in the signal between the microprocessor and the motor may cause that error code. This can occur if there is a loose wire, see that all wires are tightened..........

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