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My washer runs for ashort time and then light up and it say LE

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  • Anonymous Jan 04, 2008

    Same problem. Unplugged the machine. Doesn't work.

  • LisaJ1165 Mar 16, 2008

    Same problem. Runs for about 2 minutes then up pops the code. Tried all the standard fixes including replacing the sensor assembly.

  • Anonymous May 04, 2008

    Have had the washer for less than 2 years and have been having the same problem. First date of service was told by a tech there is no problem. Within three days same error code came up. Again, tech came out and have been waiting almost two weeks for the part to come in. For those who have had the repart repaired, does this solve the problem?



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You have a motor sensor failure and needs to be replaced.  Call a qualified LG technician to remedy your problem.

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Is this a new installation?
In new installations, this error can sometimes present because of a miscommunication between the control panel and the wash motor. In this instance, the washer simply needs to be reset.

Step 1: Unplug the washing machine.
Step 2: While the washer remains unplugged, press and hold the [Start/Pause] button on the front panel for 5 seconds.
Step 3: Plug the unit back in, and run a rinse and spin cycle to test if the LE code is cleared.

Are there soap suds visible in the drum?
Over-sudsing is the main cause of LE error codes. Using non-HE (high efficiency) detergents or too much detergent will cause stress on the motor. In addition, detergent residue can also cause leaking and odor. Follow these steps to resolved an LE error code caused by over-sudsing.

Step 1: Unplug the washer and allow the unit to sit for 30 minutes to give the suds time to dissolve.
Step 2: Plug the washer back in and press [Power] to turn on the washer.
Step 3: Do not choose a washing cycle. Press the [Spin Speed] key until "No Spin" is selected.
Step 4: Press [Start/Pause] to begin a drain only cycle.
Step 5: After the drain only cycle has completed, remove the clothing items from the machine. Turn the power back on and select [Rinse and Spin] and then press [Start/Pause]. This will remove excess soap suds and light residue from the drum. Repeat this step until no visible suds are in the drum of the washer.

Hope this helps.

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