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LE code stands for locked motor error. When this error code appears in your front load washer it indicates a fault in the motor unit.

1 . Check the connections to the Coil/Stator at the rear of the unit possibly it should be something like a broken wire.

2 . Coil/Stator Assembly will be defective preventing the drive to operate.You should go for a replacement of that assembly.
Thank you !!

Posted on Jul 13, 2010

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This happens to me all the time. Just unplug it from the power source and replug. It works.

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