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What is sensor magnet in LG 6.5 kg washing machine? Recently I got a dE error and when technicians attended, they said, there was problem to closing door lid. To resolve this, technician replaced sensor magnet (as shown to me .. it was rectangular tiny coated magnet which got broke due to rust that was attached to door lid) and charged me Rs. 375 saying sensor magnet. I am shocked and need to find whether it is really sensor magnet or technicians fooled me charging so high for a tiny magnet? Please reply....

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There really is a sensor magnet that is necessary for door lock mechanism to work. Not sure about service call charge, but if it works the he did fix it anyway

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The machine has a small magnet on the front of the lid. There is a sensor (Hall Effect probably) in the electronics block that senses if the magnet is there (lid closed) or not there (lid open). They aren't that well attached and seem to fall off and wind up in the wash, which means they get lost when the washing is being hung out.
The machine will not start without the lid closed you get a dE error code which means the lid is not shut. You can trick it temporarily by putting a small round magnet inside the front housing if you don't have a proper replacement, as the real one needs to be quite strong. Not sure what they cost, my husband just did the 'trick' to our daughters machine, but a small button magnet wasn't strong enough to trip the sensor from the lid position, he had to stick it right next to the sensor.
Shouldn't be that dear, you can buy blocks of very powerful neodymium magnets in varying sizes for under ten dollars.

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