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What does "IE" mean when it attempts spin cycle?

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Hi there,

IE is the code for water Inlet Error. The most common reason for that code is the screen(s) inside the water valve (right where the hoses connect onto the machine) are plugged up. You can remove them and clean them out. If they are clean, check that the hoses themselves do not have screened hose washers in either end which may be blocked. If that is all good, you may have a bad water inlet valve, which is easy to replace. 

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Is it IE or LE please confirm it. if it is LE code the fixing procedure is given below This usually happens if you're washing on a delicate setting with a moderate load of clothes. Apparently, delicate also means very few items to wash. To clear the LE code - no need to unload the clothes:
1. Press the power button to turn the washer off.
2. Press the power button to turn the washer back on.
3. Cycle the spin cycle selection to 'no spin'.
4. Press start.
The washer should set to one minute, lock the doors, then drain out the excess water.
Once the 'End' cycle comes up, unplug the machine for several minutes.
Plug the washer back in, press the power button, then set the washer to 'normal' with 'low' spin setting.
Note that the only difference between the normal setting and delicate is the wash time and spin cycle speed. If you have a moderate to large load of delicates, use the normal setting on low spin cycle. The clothes really don't care. Also, make sure you're using 'HE' detergent - low suds. Regular degergent in a front load is not recommended.

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