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Need to open and close lid 3 to 4 times before machine starts to fill using only cold water have tried with hot same thing if second load put in after first straight away fills as normal


check the lid safety switch for proper adjustment
the unbalance lever works the same switch so in an unbalanced situation the switch may have moved of the lid setting a bit

Nov 21, 2016 | Washing Machines

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My washer tub acts as if the load is unbalanced . but i tried it empty it does it also. it worked fine before we moved this week model number LAT 7304AAE


Does it start at all or go into unbalance straight away? It is possible that the lever which engages the unbalance/lid switch has come out of the switch mechanism and it is continually indicating unbalance even when there is nothing wrong. The easiest way to check is to undo the two screws on the front and remove the panel by pulling the bottom forward, then undo the two 10mm bolts inside underneath the top panel. You can then lift up the top panel and reach the lid/unbalance switch and check that the metal lever is properly activating the switch.

Jul 25, 2011 | Washing Machines

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What does"ue " mean?


UNBALANCE ERROR - Display shows UE.Laundry load is unbalanced, manually loosen any tangled laundry.
If only one item of clothing needs washing, such as a bathrobe or jeans, the final spin result might be unsatisfactory and an UE error message will be shown in the display. Unbalance error is cleared by POWER switch OFF and back ON.

Jun 29, 2011 | Samsung WF337AA Front Load Washer

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The washer gets unbalanced on small loads that never happaned before a couple of weeks ago. The machine has a unbalance spin load compensator but makes ungodly banging now, that's never happen until...


the problem with small loads is that the tub gets unbalanced very easy,if it spins correctly with a larger load there's nothing wrong with the washer,it's just unbalanced,you can open the lid and move the clothes around by hand to try to balance out the load,very common,also has the washer been moved?check for level,if it was moved one of the legs could have moved to put the washer unlevel,

Mar 08, 2011 | Maytag MAV5920E Top Load Washer

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Getting a UE code on LG front load washer


Hello there
The UE ERROR CODE
UE - Unbalance switch error Unbalanced load is sensed three times during a spin operation. Open lid. Rebalance laundry load and close lid.
· Check wiring harness
· Check unbalance switch
· Check circuit board Normally this turns out to be the unbalance switch that has failed and needs to be replaced so i would have this checked first.
If you have a warranty on this machine still you should be able to use it ok?
Hope this is very helpful or you.
Best regards Mike

Sep 26, 2010 | Washing Machines

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Spin vefy fast


A rapid spin cycle is actually a GOOD thing. This is an indication that the gearcase (transmission) and the drive motor are both running strong.

If the washer shudders during the spin cycle the first thing you need to do is check to ensure the washer is properly leveled. The following link explains:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3868923-level_whirlpool_top_loading_washer

The model Whirlpool top loader you have, has an auto-leveler mechanism on the back two legs that can become unlevel periodicailly. You should check the washer level from time to time when it is empty. You need to also make sure the washer is level in ALL directions (front-to-back and side-to-side).

Accidental unbalance problems that can occur from washing blankets, comforters, or heavy loads of towels can also cause the washer to become unlevel and shake. This can also contribute to the level mechanism becoming unbalanced.

Overloading the washer can also cause unbalance problems. Washing blankets or conforters can cause the load weight to shift to one side of the tub. This will result in a tub that shakes violently and bangs against the cabinet. You may have to redistribute the load weight when washing heavy items. This can also occur when washing loads of towels. This is NORMAL as some heavy items do not distribute the weight evenly.

Another problem (which is less common) that can contribute to wash unbalance problems is a weak floor under the washer. If the floor flexes (even the slightest) during the spin cycle, it can cause the washer to bounce or shake. Mobile homes or laundry rooms on the second floor of a home are notorious for having weaker floor structures. This washer has a 35 gallon tub capacity. Coupled with the weight of a wet load and the spinning action, this can put a lot of centrifugal force on a floor.

If you have any questions or concerns, please post back and let me know. I hope this information is helpful to you.

Apr 25, 2010 | Whirlpool LSR5132PQ Top Load Washer

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Ue error code on my LG WASHER


Hi there
hope this helps you .
UE - Unbalance switch error Unbalanced load is sensed three times during a spin operation. Open lid. Rebalance laundry load and close lid.
· Check wiring harness
· Check unbalance switch
· Check circuit board thank your for writing to fix ya.
Best regards Rich

Dec 08, 2009 | LG WD-16115FD Front Load Washer

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Spin cycle tub becomes unbalance


When the drum gets unbalanced more often then not, there's a few things to check:
1. Check to make sure your machine is level. Check level from side to side and also front to back. The machine has leveling feet to adjust. Make sure they are all in firm contact with the floor when leveled.
2. Wash items that are alike in material. In other words, wash towels with towels, shirts with shirts, etc. If you wash a load of shirts with a towel, it will have a tendency to get unbalanced quickly.
3. Avoid over-stuffing the machine and washing under sized loads. Both of these scenarios will cause a tendency to go out of balance on the spin.
This will solve 75-80% of unbalance issues. Let me know how it goes..

Dec 07, 2009 | Maytag Atlantis MAV6451 Top Load Washer

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Not happy with Maytag Neptune TL Washer


I assume you are taking dc/UC errors to the console. This is a classic problem with the FAV6800AW/FAV9800AW after the 3yr to 5 yr mark. I own the machine and decided to learn what was involved to repair the machine. Take a look at this post and see if will give you some insight to a DIY fix to resolve the unbalance errors. No fix for the tumbler action of twisting up the clothes. After a re-lube of the one-way roller clutch bearing I could wash a single pair of socks or over load the wash basket with bath towels and extra water in the tub with no unbalance errors (dc/UC).

Shout back if you have any questions.

Here is a quick test for the TSD sensor but I believe you have a clutch issue. The TDS test is in the SM I’ve typed it out if you want to give a quick check. I’m sure you will pass and find the one-way roller clutch berings are dry/rusted and causing the dc/UC unbalance condition.



3.0 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.

3a. Enter the Service Mode by pressing and holding the Enviro Plus and Spin Only keys for three seconds or the display reads “00”

3b. Press the Super Wash key display reads “in”…something like that.

3c. Press Delicates the Display will show “UC” (Unbalance Closed).

3d. 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).

3e. Press Hand Wash.

3f. Pull tub to the front left corner while pushing the tub down the display should change to “UO” (Unbalance open). If you get these results your Tub Displacement sensor should be OK and I believe it’s not the component failure producing dc/UC errors in spin cycle. I would remove the clutch for inspection and re-lube or replace if necessary. There is a more technical troubleshooting method to check Tub Displacement Sensor in the Troubleshooting guide and Service manual.

Jun 26, 2009 | Maytag Neptune FAV6800AW Top Load Washer

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LG WM 14225FD eu code


EU --- error means ---Unbalanced load is sensed three times during a spin operation. to resolve the issue ----Open lid. Rebalance laundry load and close lid.· Check wiring harness
· Check unbalance switch
· Check circuit board

Mar 14, 2009 | LG WD-1280FHD Front Load Washer

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