Question about LG WM-1480FHD Front Load Washer
Stops, several bleeps then shows "LE" in display, & shuts down, even if machine is VERY lightly loaded. Sometimes works OK with bigger load, sometimes goes part way through, other times, stops during initial filling, sometimes goes right through until final spin. Does not seem to be load related - now. Will repower up after mains removed but sometimes fault shows, other times goes right through with no further problem. Machine is 4 years old but not had heavy useage (once or twice per week).
"LE" error means the motor has overloaded. There is no way to fix this yourself. You will probably need a new motor. Call for an engineer.
Posted on Jan 23, 2008
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LE error in your LG front load washer is displayed when either the motor is not working or the control board thinks that the motor is locked up. A Hall Effect sensor is used in these washers which monitors the speed and direction of the motor and then forwards this information to the control board. Hope you understand by now that this LE error is displayed when there is an issue with the motor or when the Hall Effect sensor sends wrong signal to the control. Conclusion is you'll have to check both motor and hall sensor and replace the part# that is bad, usually I have seen the sensor going bad. Please get back to me if you have any other questions.
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