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I cleaned out the screens on the water feed, unplugged the machine for 10 or more mins., and it still flashes "ie" after numerous attempts with the spin cycle. The last expert I asked said "to turn off, back on, put on no spin and the machine should drain, and 1 min should show. Well there is no water in the machine to begin with, it shows 27 or 42 mins and all it needs to do is spin the water out of the clothes what do i do. (when the machine reads codes on the screen does the L on "LE" look like a capitol "L", or lower case? because it looks like an i with no line on top or bottom as a capitol "I" would have

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I purchased an LG front loader washer last year in October, Luckily I purchased the extended warrenty. I had to have a repair man come out as I was stumped too. I had washed some rugs in there and it plugged up the pump. The repair man told my husband that the inlet is very small and there are lots of things that could plug the pumps up. If you are handy could tackle this but I think it is best to call someone. My husband is handy at fixing just about anything and he told me to take my rugs to the laudry mat. :(

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LG Washing machine IE error code Solutions


An IE error code will appear if the washer has not filled with water in approximately 8 minutes.

Are the water valves opened completely?

If an IE error code appears on the washer, check to make sure both hot and cold-water taps are open completely. After both valves have been opened, unplug the washer for 10 seconds and retry the wash cycle.

Are the inlet hose filters clogged?

There are filters on the inlet hose connections of the washing machine. They are intended to filter away mineral deposits from hard water and other debris from getting into the unit. If clogged, water will not flow through these filters into the washer. Turn off both the hot and cold water taps, disconnect the inlet hoses from the back of the washing machine, and clean the inlet filters gently but thoroughly.

Are the inlet hoses attached properly?

If the inlet hoses are not attached to the machine correctly, it will prevent proper water flow to the washer. Turn off the hot and cold water supply then disconnect and reconnect the inlet hoses. Ensure that they are threaded properly. After the hoses have been reconnected, open the water taps completely, check for leaks, and unplug the washer for 10 seconds and retry the wash cycle.

NOTE: The inlet filters are inside the hose connections on the back of the washer. Because of their small size, take care when removing and cleaning the inlet filters so that they do not break.

on Jun 02, 2011 | Washing Machines

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I get error IE on my LG dishwasher.


IE is inlet error, displayed when "Not reached to the normal water level in spite of 10 min. water supply"

Possible cause:

  • The Water Supply Tap is closed.
  • The Water Supply is shut off.
  • The Inlet Hose is kinked.
  • The Water Pressure is very low.(below 10 psi)
  • Inlet Valve is OK?
  • The filter of Inlet Valve is clogged by impure water.
  • The Hall sensor is OK?
  • The Impeller of Air Guide is bound.
Remedy:

  • Cut power by tripping circuit breaker or unplugging power cable for ten minutes.
  • Take action on Water Supply device.
  • Measure the electric resistance of Inlet Valve. (950-1300 )
  • Clean the filter of Inlet Valve.
  • Check the frequency of Inlet Water by the Test Mode.
  • Replace the Air Braker.

on Jan 31, 2009 | LG 24 in. LDS 5811 Built-in Dishwasher

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THE SCREEN SHOWS IE


Hello there and thank you for choosing fixya
An IE error code will appear if the washer has not filled with water in approximately 8 minutes. If an IE error code appears on the washer, check to make sure both hot and cold-water taps are open completely. After both valves have been opened, unplug the washer for 10 seconds and retry the wash cycle.
There are filters on the inlet hose connections of the washing machine. They are intended to filter away mineral deposits from hard water and other debris from getting into the unit. If clogged, water will not flow through these filters into the washer. Turn off both the hot and cold water taps, disconnect the inlet hoses from the back of the washing machine, and clean the inlet filters gently but thoroughly.
If the inlet hoses are not attached to the machine correctly, it will prevent proper water flow to the washer. Turn off the hot and cold water supply then disconnect and reconnect the inlet hoses. Ensure that they are threaded properly. After the hoses have been reconnected, open the water taps completely, check for leaks, and unplug the washer for 10 seconds and retry the wash cycle.
And finely if all of this does not work then the inlet valve on the machine needs to be replaced ok?
Hope this all helps

Aug 05, 2011 | LG WM1814CW Front Load Washer

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I have a LG direct drive wahing machine and its flashing IE cant find manual what does it mean please help!


An IE error code will appear if the washer has not filled with water in approximately 8 minutes. Check to make sure both hot and cold-water taps are open completely. After both valves have been opened, unplug the washer for 10 seconds and retry the wash cycle. There are filters on the inlet hose connections of the washing machine. If clogged, water will not flow through these filters into the washer. Disconnect the inlet hoses from the back of the washing machine, and clean the inlet filters gently but thoroughly. wm_inlet_filter_removal(1).jpg If this doesn't work then you will need to change the water inlet valve by removing the top panel.

Mar 15, 2011 | LG Washing Machines

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Simpson eziloader 5.5kg washing machine When i turn it on and select a program the machine clicks and the light flashes three times and then turns off the cycle (the cycle does not commence).


1.Turn off machine 2.unplug from power 3.leave unplugged for 5-10 mins 4.open door (if has water in drain via pump/lint filter (botton right flap). 5.empty contents(if wet turn drum by hand( may be unbalanced) close door) 6. turn on power 7. select colours 40 cycle 8. press start button 9.wait a moment ( chip reset ) 10.hopefully machine will fill with water and let complete cycle

Jan 11, 2011 | Washing Machines

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Describe your LG WM1814CW Front Load WasheI cleaned out the screens on the water feed, unplugged the machine for 10 or more mins., and it still flashes "ie" after numerous attempts with the spin cycle. The...


IE is inlet error. (failed to reach set water level within 8 minutes)
You have cleaned the inlet screens. Make sure there is water up to the inlets. (disconnect hose and put end into drain or a bucket and turn valve on to make sure) Re-connect hoses and turn valves back on. Make sure hoses are not kinked. If still no water fill, you should take the top off the machine (bottom screws on the plastic retainers on the back side of the top, then from in front of the machine, push back with a sharp push of the palms of your hands on the L and R side of the top, to push it back about 2 inches, then lift the top off) and then check to see if you are getting any power (120 volts AC) to the water valves when you start a cycle. (Again, you should not get code IE for aprox. 8 minutes) No power to at least one coil on water valve = bad control board. Power to at least one coil, but still no water fill = bad water valve.
(by the way, the LE code is a capital L and E)

Jul 19, 2009 | LG WM1814CW Front Load Washer

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IE problem


IE is inlet error, displayed when "Not reached to the normal water level in spite of 10 min. water supply"

Possible cause:

  • The Water Supply Tap is closed.
  • The Water Supply is shut off.
  • The Inlet Hose is kinked.
  • The Water Pressure is very low.(below 10 psi)
  • Inlet Valve is OK?
  • The filter of Inlet Valve is clogged by impure water.
  • The Hall sensor is OK?
  • The Impeller of Air Guide is bound.
Remedy:

  • Cut power by tripping circuit breaker or unplugging power cable for ten minutes.
  • Take action on Water Supply device.
  • Measure the electric resistance of Inlet Valve. (950-1300 )
  • Clean the filter of Inlet Valve.
  • Check the frequency of Inlet Water by the Test Mode.
  • Replace the Air Braker.

Dec 23, 2008 | LG LDF8812 Stainless Steel Built-in...

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LG Dishwasher ie error code problem


IE is inlet error, displayed when "Not reached to the normal water level in spite of 10 min. water supply"

Possible cause:

  • The Water Supply Tap is closed.
  • The Water Supply is shut off.
  • The Inlet Hose is kinked.
  • The Water Pressure is very low.(below 10 psi)
  • Inlet Valve is OK?
  • The filter of Inlet Valve is clogged by impure water.
  • The Hall sensor is OK?
  • The Impeller of Air Guide is bound.
Remedy:

  • Cut power by tripping circuit breaker or unplugging power cable for ten minutes.
  • Take action on Water Supply device.
  • Measure the electric resistance of Inlet Valve. (950-1300 )
  • Clean the filter of Inlet Valve.
  • Check the frequency of Inlet Water by the Test Mode.
  • Replace the Air Braker.

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LOC code flashing on washing machine


Pressing the options and select buttons simultaneously for 5-10 seconds worked. For me it happened this way: on the first attempt, with the indicator lights already "timed-out" and off, pressing and holding the options and select buttons simultaneously for 5-10 seconds caused the lights to come back on and flash the "LOC" code again. But holding the options and select buttons together for 5-10 seconds a second time caused the indicator lights to stop flashing, and allowed me to start the cycle.

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