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OE error Had a technician come out to repair and after checking everything he concluded that I was using too much soap and that the suds had stopped it from draining. So he left I loaded and OE message. So emptied it of wet clothes and drained it. Next i ran the sanitary cycle empty and OE again. The technician was an LG specialist that they sent. i even blew the drain hose clean. still nothing. maybe there is a reset button???help please

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  • greendrak7 Sep 18, 2010

    i had same repeat same problem. lg called they sent me too a
    "repair technician" who said to run it a few times and eventually problem will abate. 15 loads no soap no clothes same error code. i did not call back that technician. called another technician. ordered pump replacement same error code. finally ordered new mother board my technician replaced it. it now works like a dream. so two techs about 7 visits a pump and a motherboard later she works great. i long for the days when a repairman would come fix a washer and not merely diagnose a problem. maybe thats why MDs r paid the big bucks.

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The LG error code OE simply means "the pump is blocked". Presumably the water isn't being emptied properly. As with all error codes it is possible that there is a cause other than the exact description in the error code explanation but basically this error means as far as the washing machine is concerned it thinks the water isn't pumping out. A pump, or filter blockage is the most common cause but it could be caused by other faults such as a faulty pump, or even a blockage in the drain hose or somewhere else in the system etc.


LG themselves have some information on this error code..

http://lgknowledgebase.com/kb/index.php?View=entry&EntryID=6273

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