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Lg washing machine is making a squeaking sound and not spinning dry. Do I need to replace the belt? 7.5kg washer model WD-1018C

Seems to effect the heavier/bigger loads

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Check the belt tension before replacing. there should be about 1/2" deflection (play) on the longest open side of the belt.

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if its a direct drive remove the rotor and see if theres a loose magnet etc,hope this helps

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Fixed!

"LE" code Stator/Motor Error.

It was a simple fix and only cost $17.68 at PartStore.com no affiliation.

Hall Sensor 6501KW2001A

http://www.partstore.com/Part/LG+Electronics+Incorporated/LG+Electronics%2fZenith/6501KW2001A/New.aspx

Here is the Service Manual

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While I was in there, I cleaned out the heater blower assembly and sensors. They were full of caked on lint and the sensors had debris all over them.

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SOURCE: I have LG Tromm washer (WM1812) used for years,

you may have a problem with your pump.water is most likely still in machine.some pumps have filter on them.

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You will need to remove the back cover plate of the machine and locate the large pulley at the end of the drum. Remove the belt, then the pulley and you should see a bearing housing. Some models require a bearing and housing replacement, while others can simply be repaired with a bearing replacement alone.
Go here, and find the nearest Dealer for your part.

http://www.1stsourceparts.com/contact_us/branch_info.asp

Or you can try ordering direct from LG. If you are as handy with tools as you say, this should be a fairly easy job.

Posted on Mar 23, 2010

SOURCE: My LG Tromm washer dryer ( WM3677HW or WD-12270RD)

According to the manual "water is overflowing (water level frequency is over 213). If FE is displayed, the drain pump will operate to drain the water automatically". Since there's nothing between the water inlet valves and the PWB I'd suspect that, but not before putting it into Test Mode to rule out other components and especially checking the water level detector switch


The water level detector switch monitors the water level and feeds this information to the MICOM. The sensor reads air pressure in an air chamber on

the tub. The air pressure changes in relation to the depth of the water, moving a diaphragm in the switch. As the water level fluctuates, it raises or lowers the iron center in the coil, which, in turn, changes the electric resonance of the oscillator circuit of which it is a part. As water level decreases, frequency increases. (e.g. A low water level may read 25.5kHz1 while a high water level may read 21.4 kHz. These readings are approximate; washers in the field may vary slightly from these figures.)


To read the frequency while the COMBO is running, press and hold the SPIN SPEED and SOIL LEVEL buttons. The number on the display should be divided

by 10 to obtain the frequency reading in kHz. A display of 254 would indicate a frequency of 25.4 kHz. The MICOM interprets the frequency reading as one of

eight levels, with one being the lowest water level and any level greater than eight indicating an overflow situation.

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