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LE code error

We've removed the front panel and there isn't a broken wire. We've also shut the power off at the breaker and turned it back on. Still nothing.

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LE error code is a wash motor problem. The motor could be bad and it's known for wires to become corroded in this. Double check those wires. Pull the whole casing off and inspect every wire. Especially the red and purple wires. towards the bottom, by the big plastic casing is most common spot.

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This error can sometimes present because of a miscommunication between the control panel and the wash motor. In this instance, the washer simply needs to be reset.

Step 1: Unplug the washing machine.
Step 2: While the washer remains unplugged, press and hold the [Start/Pause] button on the front panel for 5 seconds.
Step 3: Plug the unit back in, and run a rinse and spin cycle to test if the LE code is cleared.

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Step 1: Unplug the washer and allow the unit to sit for 30 minutes to give the suds time to dissolve.
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When you receive the LE error code, unplug the machine for approximately 15 - 20 minutes. This will reset the microprocessor.

Oversudsing is the main cause of LE error codes. Using non-HE detergents or too much detergent will cause stress on the motor. Oversudsing can also cause leaking and odor.

A breakdown in the signal between the microprocessor and the motor may cause the error code. This can occur if there is a loose wire.

A couple of notes about this - there are at least three motors on this unit - the main pump, the drain pump, and the 'vario motor' which appears to control the direction of water flow through the sprayers. The main pump is the one likely to go bad. Another cause of the LE code is broken wires in the door. The wires in the door get stuck in the black sound insulation and eventually break. Sometimes, this causes the LE error code. Check the wires in the door first. They are located behind the large front panel. It's easily removed by undoing 6 screws.

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This is very common problem with LG dishwashers. The LE error code (locked engine) is not allways indicative of a motor problem.

Simply unscrew the front door panel from the retaining screws on the inside of the perimiter of the door. Once the screws are removed pull down and out to remove the door panel. Remove the sound insulating material and you will see several wires routed from the contol panel the length of the door to underneath the unit. Inspect the wires thouroghly. Near the bottom is where the pinching can take place. There are two gray wires and if you have been getting the "LE" error code, one of those wires is most likely broken or pinched. Splice, reconnect, solder or tape and you're back in buisiness!

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Hi there,

Well LE means locked motor, this seems to be a very common problem withe these dishwashers.

Possible Cause For Error Occurrence:
Wiring connection is OK?
The Impeller of Washing Pump is locked.
The rotor of Washing Motor is locked.
The Blade is locked.

Anyway the LE error code is not all-ways indicative of a motor problem. There are also strong chances of any lose connection (wire), so first you can simply unscrew the front door panel from the retaining screws on the inside of the perimeter of the door. Once the screws are removed pull down and out to remove the door panel. Remove the sound insulating material and you will see several wires routed from the contol panel the length of the door to underneath the unit. Inspect the wires thoroughly. Near the bottom is where the pinching can take place. There are two gray wires and if you have been getting the "LE" error code, one of those wires is most likely broken or pinched. Splice, reconnect, solder or tape.......

Please follow the below link for more information (the link contain service manual, you can check the page number 25) -

http://136.166.4.200/contents/Dishwasher/LDS5811/LDS5811_Service_Manual.pdf

Good Luck!!

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Here is a link to the service manual for your washer...
http://136.166.4.200/contents/Laundry/WM2277/WM2277xx_Service_Manual.pdf
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Hi there,

Well LE means locked motor, this seems to be a very common problem withe these dishwashers.

Possible Cause For Error Occurrence:
Wiring connection is OK?
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The rotor of Washing Motor is locked.
The Blade is locked.

Anyway the LE error code is not all-ways indicative of a motor problem. There are also strong chances of any lose connection (wire), so first you can simply unscrew the front door panel from the retaining screws on the inside of the perimeter of the door. Once the screws are removed pull down and out to remove the door panel. Remove the sound insulating material and you will see several wires routed from the contol panel the length of the door to underneath the unit. Inspect the wires thoroughly. Near the bottom is where the pinching can take place. There are two gray wires and if you have been getting the "LE" error code, one of those wires is most likely broken or pinched. Splice, reconnect, solder or tape.......

Please follow the below link for more information (the link contain service manual, you can check the page number 25) -

http://136.166.4.200/contents/Dishwasher/LDS5811/LDS5811_Service_Manual.pdf

(Just copy and past the above link in your web browser)

Good Luck!!

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Hi there,

Well LE means locked motor, this seems to be a very common problem withe these dishwashers.

Possible Cause For Error Occurrence:
Wiring connection is OK?
The Impeller of Washing Pump is locked.
The rotor of Washing Motor is locked.
The Blade is locked.

Anyway the LE error code is not all-ways indicative of a motor problem. There are also strong chances of any lose connection (wire), so first you can simply unscrew the front door panel from the retaining screws on the inside of the perimeter of the door. Once the screws are removed pull down and out to remove the door panel. Remove the sound insulating material and you will see several wires routed from the contol panel the length of the door to underneath the unit. Inspect the wires thoroughly. Near the bottom is where the pinching can take place. There are two gray wires and if you have been getting the "LE" error code, one of those wires is most likely broken or pinched. Splice, reconnect, solder or tape.......

Please follow the below link for more information (the link contain service manual, you can check the page number 25) -

http://136.166.4.200/contents/Dishwasher/LDS5811/LDS5811_Service_Manual.pdf

(Just copy and past the above link in your web browser)

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This problem started to occur for me about a week ago in about the same way as others have indicated, AND about 16 months beyond the expiration of the warranty. This CANNOT be a concidence. What a tick off! Also, the 800 number "help"line is a joke.At this point I am about ready to file a class action lawsuit, or at the least bad mouth this product to whomever, in or out of the media, will listen. Can I get an AMEN?

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