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Le code and can start but sounds bad (rattles behind drum)

I have a wm2677h*m lg front load washer. The LE code came up and there were no clothes in it at the time.Was cleaning it. I know it means over loaded motor so how do I fix it. unplugged it and pushed the play button 3-5 sec waited ten and selected med spin and it worked but sounds like the motor is grinding or rattling

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Very unlikely it's the motor but could be the bearing is grinding or one of spyder bracket at back of drum has broken off. If you put it into spin with no load and just grinds then bearing is gone. if the drum wobbles and rattles then bracket is broken.LE code may or may not be related. Sometimes just plugging and unplugging the hall sensor at the back will eliminate the problem or just resetting it the way you did it. but if there's a real problem it will come back again.

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