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My drum keeps filling with water when water turned off and appliance off. If the door is open it fills to the bottom of the door, if the door is closed it fills right up. I don't know where the water is coming from. All filters are cleaned. New drainage hose attached. No error codes. I can still use the machine. It just gets a mind of its own when it's not in use. What is going on? Please help. I have had to totally disconnect from power and water. Model WD1435RD lg washer/dryer combo.

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Check and replace the water inlet valve . and turning off the spigot is not a bad idea when not using the machine

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SOURCE: Even when not programmed to the washer/dryer fills up with water?

Check the water inlet valves, located where the water lines plug into the machine. Also check for proper water pressure and make sure that your water pressure is not surging. If this help please rate. Thank you

Posted on Feb 12, 2009

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SOURCE: water fills drum (top loader) even when off

Your problem is a jammed water solenoid, If you take the top off the machine it is possible to remove and either strip it down to see if it is dirty or replace it. your washer hose usually connects directly to it.

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

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SOURCE: Older model washer, water coming out under the washer

hose could be leaking going to your pump there are two attached to it, also the pump has a seal where it connects to the motor could be leaking there, and there is a tub seal. but it does sound like a hose came loose

Posted on Feb 12, 2010

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SOURCE: LG Washer/Dryer won't drain

The LG error code OE simply means "the pump is blocked". Presumably the water isn't being emptied properly. As with all error codes it is possible that there is a cause other than the exact description in the error code explanation but basically this error means as far as the washing machine is concerned it thinks the water isn't pumping out. A pump, or filter blockage is the most common cause but it could be caused by other faults such as a faulty pump, or even a blockage in the drain hose or somewhere else in the system etc.


LG themselves have some information on this error code..

http://lgknowledgebase.com/kb/index.php?View=entry&EntryID=6273

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Posted on Sep 18, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Bosch nexxt

Check for voltage to the water valve when starting wash cycle. If no voltage replace main control.

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