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We have an le code on our lg wm1814cw washer.

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  • alucies Aug 30, 2010

    we have an le code on our lg wm1814cw washer, i saw someplace that this meant a motor overload, i need to know what to replace to solve the and how to get at it?

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Hi


Thanks for using FixYa. 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. The hall sensor is rather easy to replace, and is covered by a seven year part warranty (in US). It only takes around half hour to replace it with a new one. 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. Please do accept the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.


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Hello,

what this code simply indicate means lock error from the screen of the washer is that the door of the washer is not properly close.

what you are to do to fix up the problem i to open the door of the washer then carefully close the door and make sure that all cloth are store in the washer before closing the door and also all door guild are in order.

thank you and thank for using fixya.

Posted on Aug 30, 2010

  • Oloyede Monsuru Aug 31, 2010

    hello,

    the problem did not need a part to solve the problem just apply
    the instruction giving to you or carefully unscrew the screws
    with a screw driver (technician tools )then trace the wire
    down to the panel clean it if there is an liquid or water
    around the panel and note the wire connection to
    avoid disconnection connected to the panel.

    thanks.

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LE error code on my WM1814CW,it fills with water and drains but doesn't turn.


The LE code indicates a motor overload. The washer will not spin to avoid damaging the unit. First unplug the washer and let the motor cool for 30 minutes. When you plug in the washer, check if the unit has been reset.

The error often occurs if you use a non-HE detergent or too much detergent. In that case, do a Rinse and drain steps. Set the Spin Speed to No Spin by pressing that key several times. When that finishes, open the door and remove all of the clothes in the tub. Close the door and set the washer to Rinse and Spin. Run this program several times until you see no suds in the wash tub. If the LE code returns when the washer is empty, check the drain pump and filter for foreign objects. The error can also occur if you wash too many items at once or too heavy a set of items. Try doing a smaller load in the future.

If the error persists, then the tub motor, bearings, motor shaft or wiring may be damaged. Here is the parts diagram and one vendor's list of the replacement parts: http://www.searspartsdirect.com/lg-washer-parts/model-WM1814CW/3204/0153200/K0810333/00002.html . If your washer is under warranty, contact LG.

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Straight from this washer's manual.

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The most common cause for the LE error code is over-sudsing in the machine from using regular detergent instead of a high efficiency detergent. The HE detergents are designed for lower suds levels and enhanced cleaning performance in front-loading washers.

Overloading the wash with too much laundry may also cause the LE error code. LG recommends loading the washer until the clothes in the drum are no more than three-fourths of the way up the window of the door. This will allow them sufficient room for tumbling.

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