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My washer and dryer combo is not draining. The code OE came on. So we unclogged all the filters and still the same. Should we call for service? could there be another problem?

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Thanks for using FixYa. As you already know that OE is a Drain Error which indicates that the water was not fully drained within 10 minutes. If you have already checked the drain pump filter for any clogs/foreign materials and also have cleaned the filter, also if you have already checked the drain hose for any blockage then check the pump for any blockages. If still its not resolved then it seems to be the pump that has gone bad. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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http://www.retrevo.com/support/LG-WM2277H-Washers-manual/id/438ag213/t/2/
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