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SOURCE: te error on LG frontload washer

ARE YOU SURE IT'S CODE IS TE AND NOT DE
DE IS PROBLEM WITH DOOR LOCK . TAKE THE WIRE OF THE DOOR SEAL AT FRONT . PUT YOUR HAND IN BY DOOR LOCK POSSIBLE THE PLUG HAS COME OF THE DOOR LOCK, IF NOT THE LOCK NEEDS REPLACING.
SWITCH APPLIANCE OF FIRST. GOOD LUCK

Posted on Jan 10, 2008

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LE error on washer. What can I do without a tech?


The *dreaded* "LE" error is overwhelmingly caused or triggered by incorrect type detergent **OR** too much *HE* detergent (a special low sudsing detergent).
In all LG washers-when too much detergent has been used-this will cause the "LE" error to be displayed & the wash cycle will be interrupted. Unplugging the washer for more than one minute will cause the MAIN BOARD (computer) to power down and re-boot when the washer has been plugged back in.
On LG washers built *before* 2008-after several "LE" error events-the error *cannot* be reset by unplugging the washer. This indicates that the HALL EFFECT SENSOR has failed and will need to be replaced.
On all LG washers built during and after 2008-a more robust resistor was used in the HALL EFFECT SENSORS-which eliminated damage caused by higher electrical loads placed upon the sensors due to oversudsing. HALL EFFECT SENSORS virtually never fail in 2008 and newer LG washers but the "LE" error will still occur if too much or the wrong type of detergent is used. This will be "resettable" by unplugging/replugging the washer.
The CORRECT amount of HE (High Efficiency) detergent to be used is as follows:
HE : (2) Tablespoons Per Wash Load
HE 2X : (1) Tablespoon
HE 3X : (1) Teaspoon
USE THESE AMOUNTS RELIGIOUSLY-NO EXCEPTIONS-IN ALL FRONT LOAD WASHERS WITH 3.0 cu ft DRUMS AND LARGER

Read more: The Dreaded LE Error Code in LG Washing Machines: Diagnosis / Troubleshooting, Root Causes, and Repair ' Washer Repair ' Fixitnow.com Samurai Appliance Repair Man http://fixitnow.com/wp/2010/08/03/the-dreaded-le-error-code-in-lg-washing-machines-diagnosis-troubleshooting-root-causes-and-repair/#ixzz2nlabX1Gv
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Have a top loading Kenmore elite high efficiency washer model 796.2927, 2 years old this thanksgiving is showing erroe code LE? what do i do to fix?


On most Kenmore front load washers the LE error indicates a LOCKED MOTOR ERROR. This can be caused by:

  1. Loose motor harness connection.
  2. Failed HALL SENSOR.
  3. Failed STATOR.
  4. Failed ROTOR (cracked magnet).

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LG frontloader runs thru majority cycle & towards the end it stops & flashes "LE" code. I have replaced Hall sensor.


The 'LE' error message indicates the control board has detected that the motor is either not turning, or has locked up for some reason. Monitoring the motor is the job of the hall effect sensor board which constantly determines the direction and speed of the motor and feeds that information back to the control board. If there is a problem between what the motor should be doing and what the hall effect sensor says the motor is doing, the 'LE' will be displayed and the cycle will be stopped.

Motor lock can be caused by several things from a loose connector, to a bad motor, or even the hall effect sensor failing or dislodging from it's mount. Any one or more of these components could have caused this error, but it is possible to separate the working from the non-working, just by following a process. The reason this particular unit has been on the injured list for so long is the first tech never followed a trouble shooting process to ensure the parts being replaced had actually failed.

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Code LE, will not finish the spin cycle


It's very important not only to use "HE" (High Efficiency-Low Suds) type detergent--but to use the correct amount.
Nearly all brands of "HE" detergent have incorrect dosage instructions.

The correct amount is as follows:

HE: (2) Tablespoons Per Washload

HE 2X (double concentrated) : (1) Tablespoon

HE 3X (triple concentrated): (1) Teaspoon

This reduces/prevents:

1) Musty Odor

2) "LE" Error/Interrupted Cycle

3) L-O-N-G Cycle Times (longer than time displayed)

4) Insufficient Cleaning Results

5) Small Water Leaks from the air vent behind the washer or at the
front door gasket

6) Damaged Hall Effect Sensor (on 2007 or older LG washers)

7) Reduced Spin Speeds (laundry not spin-dried effectively)

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LE Error


I have a LE error on my front load washer and it won't start, how can I fix it?

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LG frontloader with lE code. Oh, what to do?


I just unplugged my washer for about 20 minutes and it has worked fine since. Hopefully, that will contiune for a L-O-N-G while. Good luck folks!

Apr 13, 2009 | LG WM1814CW Front Load Washer

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LE error on LG wm1814CW


My wife and I had the same LE error on our LG washer intermittently in the past. We have already been down the road to replacing the Hall Sensor only to find the washer not spinning and displaying the LE error again. Here is what we have found to be the remedy: Being that the Hall Sensor is a "Position" Sensor, we made a conscientious effort after unloading the washer to place the drum in the same position as when it finished its spin cycle. It has now been about 3-4 months with NO "LE" ERROR on the washer!!! One other thing - if you currently have the error displaying, you will have to unplug the washer for at least 2 hours to erase the memory of the drum position. This way you start fresh with a good position. Just leave it unplugged overnight. Hope this helps out!

Mar 14, 2009 | LG WM1814CW Front Load Washer

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LE error code on LG WM0642 FL washer


LE is a locked motor error code.
It is usually associated with a loose motor connector wire or a defective Hall Sensor.

Mar 08, 2009 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

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I have an LE code on washer (LG frontloader), and laundry is wet inside. I tried shutting down and re-starting but keep gettting the code. Is there a solution other than calling repair?


LE codes are extensively covered in past Fix-Ya solutions, but are generally caused by only a handful of things. 1. the " Load Error " can be a very off balanced load. 2. excessive use of soap leads to too much suds, and thus drag on the inner tub. (use 1 tablespoon of HE soap max. per load) or 3. the Hall sensor (part number 6501KW2001A) has failed. The hall sensor is rather easy to replace, and is covered by a seven year part warranty. Take the back cover off. Take the big nut off and remove the motor rotor. Remove the bolts holding the motor windings. Remove the electric plug on the sensor and unclip it from the motor winding. Snap new sensor on and reassemble. Usually takes under a half hour. On a difficulty scale of 1 - 10, it might rate a 4. This should be a Fix-Ya for your machine, and at basically no cost!

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Te error on LG frontload washer


ARE YOU SURE IT'S CODE IS TE AND NOT DE
DE IS PROBLEM WITH DOOR LOCK . TAKE THE WIRE OF THE DOOR SEAL AT FRONT . PUT YOUR HAND IN BY DOOR LOCK POSSIBLE THE PLUG HAS COME OF THE DOOR LOCK, IF NOT THE LOCK NEEDS REPLACING.
SWITCH APPLIANCE OF FIRST. GOOD LUCK

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