Question about Washing Machines

Open Question

Hi balancer has LR Error on screen will not spin will not go back to balancing mode

Posted by on

Ad

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get 2 Free calls (no credit card required) and instant help on almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, appliances, handyman, and even pets).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad
catriver
  • 878 Answers

SOURCE: Kenmore washing machine

Sounds to me like you have a worn drive block and possibly a bad spin tube. The drive block can be accessed by removing the agitator first. Next you will need to remove the spanner nut. Now you can remove the basket. Attached you will see the picture of the drive block, I hope if it downloads. The spin tube locks into this drive block with two tabs that fit in respective grooves in the block. If the tabs are worn off the spin tube, that will have to be replaced as well. Good luck,

Posted on May 21, 2006

Ad
  • 11 Answers

SOURCE: Kenmore Waher spin cycle out of balance

Sounds like your front to back spring is pulling to tight, sometimes you need to replace it and sometimes you can take it off and stretch it. hope this helps

Posted on May 20, 2007

heatman101
  • 43501 Answers

SOURCE: My washer is out of balance when spinning.

Hi,
Your problem is probably much more than the washer being out of balance. The front load washers have shock absorbers that hold them from moving all over the place. These have a habit of breaking. Then the drum hammers and sounds like things are flying apart. Pull the bottom front off and check the shocks. Typically the rings where the pins go throuhg are where they will break. Sometimes at first they look okay and you have to grab them and move them to see that they are broken.

I hope that this will help you to solve your problem!

Thanks for using Fixya!!

Heatman101

Posted on Nov 30, 2009

Testimonial: "Thank you. I think this sounds like exactly the problem I'm having."

SOURCE: spins out of balance even emty

http://www.askmehelpdesk.com/plumbing/whirlpool-out-balance-spin-cycle-18991.html
http://fixitnow.com/sbrvrs/washers.htm

http://www.repairclinic.com/Washing-Machine-Troubleshooting


This model of washer does not have an out of balance cut off switch. If the load is not balanced properly the tub could hit the cabinet sides. If the unit spins evenly while empty & out of balance while loaded, I recommend checking & balancing the load. If the basket spins out of balance while empty, I recommend having the suspension springs & balance ring checked. Be sure not to wash light fabric with heavy fabric clothes. Also ensure that the adjustable feet are level, that's most important.

Posted on Aug 01, 2010

  • 3 Answers

SOURCE: maytag washing machine gets out of balance

Maytag uses an auto balancing mechanism, based on the rear legs. These legs should move freely. Lay the machine on its side, and try to move the rear legs. If they won't move and appear rusty, then spray penetrating oil on both legs and move them until they move freely.

Posted on Jan 08, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

MY WASHER MOVES VIOLENTLY AND THEN GIVES A LR CODE


I would check the balance of machine by using a leveler and checking the bottom leg adjustment on all 4 legs then check the
suspension springs, counter weights, dampning straps etc.




washer-moves-violently-gives-lr-code-dn3wi03dqy3vjnwbm4uf5us1-3-0.jpg

washer-moves-violently-gives-lr-code-dn3wi03dqy3vjnwbm4uf5us1-3-2.jpg

washer-moves-violently-gives-lr-code-dn3wi03dqy3vjnwbm4uf5us1-3-5.jpg

washer-moves-violently-gives-lr-code-dn3wi03dqy3vjnwbm4uf5us1-3-9.jpg

washer-moves-violently-gives-lr-code-dn3wi03dqy3vjnwbm4uf5us1-3-14.jpg

washer-moves-violently-gives-lr-code-dn3wi03dqy3vjnwbm4uf5us1-3-20.jpg

washer-moves-violently-gives-lr-code-dn3wi03dqy3vjnwbm4uf5us1-3-27.jpg

Jun 10, 2015 | Maytag Neptune MAH6500A Front Load Washer

1 Answer

My washer goes into spin cycle byitself and when washing,if u r in spin cycle it sets for 14 mins thats good 4 mins into spin all knob lights start flashing and the screen says uL


One thing to understand is that this is a difficult problem to pin down and may end up requiring the control board to be replaced.

The UL or unbalanced load error is displayed when the control board senses an out of balanced load.

You don't indicate if the washer is actually out of balanced or not when the code appears but the description of banging and shaking would indicate it is out of balanced.

If the washer consistently bangs and shakes in spin then I's suggest you remove the spin basket and check under it for obstructions that might prevent the washer from spinning smoothly.

Jan 23, 2011 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Lg inverter 75kg wd1238c problem, after before getting to the spin stage of the wash, it stops and the screens says UE on it and UE is flashing on and off


Error code UE cause : Load is too small, load is out of balance( 1 or 2 large items) solution: Add items to help balance the load, rearrange load to allow proper spinning.... Hope this is useful .....

Sep 18, 2010 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

No spinning action on my MW511 Fisher and Paykell Wash Machine. Drains water ok. Then shows small beginning of back/ forth agitation - but not progressing to full spin mode. Warning lights showing...


Hi just read your posting.Now with the error code you have shown it tells me you have an out of balance fault.To find out if the fault is with the out of balance switch or the motor controller you will need an electrical test meter. the reason for this is to test the switch for conductivity,not to test for power or anything dangerous.Have you or can you borrow an electrical test meter to test the switch?please reply and I can guide you throe the repair of this fault.

Jun 14, 2010 | Fisher and Paykel GWL11 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

My washer will not spin out the water. It reads Lr on the screen. When I took of the back of the washer and started it to have a look it began banging around like crazy. It looks as if it is not balanced...


The LR error on your non-spinning Maytag Neptune is usually, though not always, accompanied either by a burn spot or a blown fuse on the Motor Control Board.

Maytag upgraded the motor and motor control board because this problem was so prevalent. Big rash of these a few years back... and insludes replacement instructions with the kit.


The LR code means "locked rotor" - the control is not seeing the motor turning.

The image below contains the wiring diagram for this washer as you requested but there are some other things to consider.

Usually when the LR code is displayed the motor has stopped turning for some reason.
By definition the LR code means the control has tried to turn the motor but was unable to.

The error code can be caused by to large of load, to much soap/suds in the water or a problem with the spin bearing.
The cause of the LR message can be little problem like suds or a major problem like the spin bearing and sometimes it's difficult to pin down.
You don't mention in your question if the LR code occurs every load or once a week.

Try running a rinse and spin cycle empty and see if the washer completes the cycle.

The 2nd image contains the information on how to enter and run a diagnostic cycle which may help pin the source of the problem down.
This test completes all functions of the washer is a short time. It will fill, tumble, drain and spin all is a few minutes.
At the end of a successful test cycle a PA should display which means "Passed" and is what you want to see.


Image 1: http://media.fotki.com/1_p,sqwrrqkkqkstsftxgtqsskgwtqkq,vi/kkwrfdskkxkgbffwfww/1/1303472/5961857/image53872img-or.gif
Image 2:http://media.fotki.com/1_p,sqwtrsgdwsqtqsqxgtqsskgwtqkq,vi/kkwrfdskkxkktggsfsw/1/1303472/5961857/image53908img-or.gif


From another source...

"Installing replacement motor, motor control harness, and motor control circut board.

Pretty easy install. On a scale of 1 to 10 I'd call it a 3.5.

If you can use a screwdriver, a wrench, and have played with legos before, you can probably do this job.

It took me about 3 hours to do, but this was with inferior tools, and two smoke breaks included.

Minimum tool requirements: Adjustable-head cresent wrench (8 or smaller handle), phillips head screwdriver, utility knife.

Recommended tool equirements: Small ratchet with socket set, ratcheting screwdriver with phillips head and small socket attachments, brew.

The instructions are pretty clear.
Once you pull the front panel off, there are two braces at 45 degree angles on the lower corners of the washer.
The instructions don't ask you to, but I would remove the brace on the left to make life easier.
This gives your arm more room to work and makes it easier to pull the motor out the front.

They ask you to remove the wiring harness from the motor first and then pull the harness out with the control board.
My wrench was too big to get to the bolt to remove the harness from the motor.
All I did was cut the harness - since they supply a new one - then pull out the control board, then pull out the motor.
As far as getting the pulley off, slip it on and off at the large wheel, this is much easier than taking it off at the small motor drive shaft.
The only other thing of note is to make sure you look at the diagram for the conectors a few times before you snap it together.
There are a few ways you could hook it up wrong so pay attention. There should be no loose ends when you finish.
Also, I couldn't get the flange back on on the rear acess panel when closing it up, but it doesnt seem to serve muc purpose besides asthetics, so I tossed it.

The $200 for the parts and shipping was well worth it. I saved about $150-250 to do it myself...."





Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question @$#%$^TE

Jun 07, 2009 | Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Drum out of balance after repair on 20722 kenmore washer


THESE WASHERS SIT ON A SKATE PLATE PICK UP ON THE TUB A TURN IT A BIT AND TRY IT ONCE IT IS BACK ON THE SKATE PLATE WILL OPERATE PROPERLY

Apr 27, 2009 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

XT problem with white balance/aperture


You should be able to set your white balance by taking a photograph of something white filling the screen with the correct exposure. If it is underexposed, you will not get white, it will look yellowish. Make sure while you are photographing the object, you switch your lens focus mode to manual.
Go the second setup (tools) tab and select custom wb. The custom white balance screen will appear and you will choose the image that you want to base the white balance off of by pressing the set button.
This will take you back to the menu. Go back to white balance and choose custom wb down in the bottom right corner of the screen.

Hope this helps!

Jun 04, 2008 | Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

21 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76630 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15950 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...