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Need help I have a LG Tromm WM1812CW washing machin. the wash cycle works fine. after draining water and the rinse and spin cycle fills with water the drum doesn't spin, and the drain pump makes a funny noise. The OE code displays. I already cleaned the drain filter, drain hoses, took the pump out took it apart and cleaned it. problem still exists. what's the problem and how do i fix it?

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    Chris Craner Jul 09, 2013

    I will try a new pump

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Are you saying it is draining the water properly? Because it sounds as though the pump is faulty. Every now and then you get pup motor that don't short out or stop completely they just don't drain we'll anymore. The drain period on your machine is timed so a slow drain may cause the error. So even though everything is clear and 'working' the pump needs replacing. Another cause would be a false reading from the pressure switch(level switch) but you would normally have problems with fill etc also, so unlikely.

Posted on Jul 09, 2013

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OE is inded a drainage error.

From what you describe it is most likely that the drain motor is not working properly due to a loose electrical connection or bad motor itself. This is not that easy to verify since it requires some machine moving and disassembly to get at it.

I can give you further instructions if you like...

If your machine is still under warranty you should call someone in for service.

Posted on Aug 07, 2008

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OE is a drain error (indicating the machine has not drained out in under 10 minutes). If the drain pump is not coming on at all then you have a bad drain pump motor. If it is trying to drain then you may have a clogged up drain hose. The most likely cause is a bad drain pump motor. Hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

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