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LG 2277 Spinning intermittently "growling"

All afternoon I smelled the smell of something burning, almost like a plastic, emanating from the posterior of my washer. When I begin a washing cycle under normal load, the drum filled with water, but did not spin. Instead, it rotated about an inch before "snapping" back to the initial position. An LE error was issued.

Under test mode, the drum did spin, and a loud, unusual growl emitted from the washer, much like the sound of a motorcycle. All other tests were successful so I know it is not a pump problem, etc. Can you help me?

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  • techwannabe Dec 24, 2007

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    After researching a bit further it was worth the investment to replace the sensor assembly and see if this would fix the issue. Viola! runs like a champ. The part was located locally for a mere $ 25.00 and with a few tools, strength of a gorilla to move the machine I repaired it. Yes a mother of four can complete the job! The unit works beautifully and I still am glad that I purchased an LG!

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    The last load made a loud sound and the timer was stuck on same time. Wouldn't spin and started smelling of burnt rubber.

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After researching a bit further it was worth the investment to replace the sensor assembly and see if this would fix the issue. Viola! runs like a champ. The part was located locally for a mere $ 25.00 and with a few tools, strength of a gorilla to move the machine I repaired it. Yes a mother of four can complete the job! The unit works beautifully.........................

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