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Water level sensor on F&P washer not controlling water inflow? Problem?

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Lg wf-t1022tp gives a PE error code.


Try this first before replacing any parts or disassembling your LG washer:
- Unplug the washing machine for 1 minute.
- Plug the washing machine back into power.
- Restart the wash cycle.
- The washing machine may now have cleared the PE error code, if not see below...

You will need to check the wiring harness that connects the water level pressure sensor to the main control board.
- Check for a loose wire harness, a damaged wire harness, or a burnt faulty wire.
- Check that you get continuity through the wire harness by checking it with a multimeter.
- If the wire harness from the water level pressure sensor to the main control board is found to be faulty, replace it.
- If you get continuity and the wiring harness is securely connected to both the water level pressure sensor and the main control board, then proceed to the step below...



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LG WASHER PE ERROR CODE - FIX METHOD #2
Water Level Pressure Sensor Switch Is Faulty And Needs To Be Cleaned Or Removed And Replaced.
Most commonly, if the wire harness is secure, tight, and not damaged, the part that needs to be checked is the water level pressure sensor.
- First check to be sure the water level pressure sensor is not caked with hard water or other debris.
- If the water level pressure sensor is not clean, the PE error can display.
- Remove the water level pressure sensor from your LG washer and clean off any hard water or debris.
- Clean out the tube that connects to the
- If you found the water level pressure sensor was caked with debris and you have cleaned it, replace it back into the washer and run a test.
- If the washer runs without the PE error code displaying, the washer is fixed and the PE error has been cleared.
- If you find that the water level pressure sensor is faulty, remove it and replace with a new OEM part.




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Replacing the water level pressure sensor simply involves locating the sensor in your LG washer. Remove it from the washer and replace it with a new genuine LG washer part. Test washer to be sure the PE error code has cleared and the washer is now working properly

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How to adjust very noisy inflow and low water levels


Two distinct problems

Noisy inflow - reduce the water pressure by close the water isolation valve next to the toilet. Or buy a low noise cistern float assembly like the Torbeck. I have used these and they are good.
https://www.selcobw.com/torbeck-side-entry-float-valve-with-quiet-fill/

Water level is down to adjustment. If you buy a new valve, you will also get instructions how to get the correct level. How, is specific to each valve, but is with a screw.

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Set dial and water overflows, doesn't stop sending water in tub, No spin cycle


The water level sensor is faulty and so it does not switch even with water level coming to the set level. Unless the water level switch is triggered the water inflow will not stop because the inlet valve will not cut off.Remove the water level sensor and check if the diaphragm is working , if not it must be replaced.

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I have a Daewoo 450 to loader in which water inflow does not stops automatically when it comes to set level e.g. medium and high and we manually need to turn of the tap supplying inlet . Does someone have...


Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

This is symptomatic of a malfunctioning water control valve- the hot water one, if the washer is hot and cold fill, and the cold one if it is just cold fill!
Sorry but it needs replacing and a service call to confirm that it is not something else- like the control board not feeding the correct voltage to the valve ;-0(

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Thanks and good luck!
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Lg washer wm2077cw had le error and did not work, blew in to tubing connecting tub to a sensor at top and now my reading went from 230 to 256. washer wont stop filling , leaks out front door. what is wrong...


When you blew into the tubing, you destroyed the water level sensor. You will need to change the water level sensor to stop the unit from over filling. That part number is 6601ER1006E. As for the LE error code, you one of 2 things go bad. Either the motor sensor has failed or the control board has failed. Chances are the motor sensor has failed and is the cheaper part to replace. The part number for that is 6501KW2002A
Good luck

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My new washer keeps giving the message, " no water, open water valves". Well, all the valves are open and correctly connected to cold and hot outlets going into the washer. What could be possibly wrong?


Possible that the water level sensor is not detectingg the level after the set time .It can also be due to slow fill or poor flow.
So check the water level sensor.

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We have a GE top load washer with the model number WDSR2120J. It new (almost 13 months old so the warranty has just expired.) When we turn it on, it won't stop filling up when it is full. Bubbles then come...


Hello Friend, You either have a bad water level/pressure switch or your water inlet valve is bad. If you unplug the washer from the wall and the water stops filling into the washer, then it's not the water inlet valve. If it only continues to fill when wash cycle is started then you will need to replace the water level/pressure switch behind control panel. Also, the pressure supply tube connected to water level/pressure switch may have a hole in it or a bad connection, or possibly plugged up. This rubber tube must have an airtight seal at both ends to perform properly. be sure to check this item also. Happy to help, Tim.

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Kenmore 2.1 cu. ft Washer water won't stop filing, cycle doesn't start...


most likely cause
kenmore pressure sensors work off a tube that runs from the bottom of the drum to the sensor, either the tube has come off the sensor body inside the control panel
  • open control panel reattach tube, wrap wiretie or twisttie to keep in plpace
or less likely cause
kenmore level sensors fail
there is a spring inside that stretches over time and mis reads, it is adjustable
  • control panel is still open from previous check
  • remove level selector from control panel, usually an unlock latch on the right side, rotate 45deg counter clockwise withdraw.
  • there is a 1/8 inch bolt head, turn right raise water level, turl left lower water level

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Kenmore 90 series top loader washer water level.


There are easy checks before you replace the level selector body

remove the trim plates at both ends of the control panel to expose Phillips head screws 1 at each end. remove the screws
lift and swing the control panel up and over the back, it is hinged at the top.
The washer can be operated in this condition for testing

1 Rremove the air hose, and blow it out.
often water remains in the tube after changing levels, the water is not compressible so a small change in water level in the tank, makes too much difference in the sensor.
reconnect the tube and try a cycle ~1/3 chance of fixing it

If fail,
2 The spring inside Kenmore water level sensors that reacts to air pressure in the tube is not up to the job and stretches, not noticeable till changing water level settings moves the anchor point of the spring.
pull off water level knob from control panel front, from control panel back depress lock tab at right of level selector body rotate counter clockwise 45 deg and remove
adjacent to selector knob shaft is 1/8inch nut, turn clockwise to raise water level counter-clockwise to lower water level, test, adjust, test adjust ~1/2chance of fixing it

If fail
replace level selector body

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