Question about LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

2 Answers

GRINDING NOISE on our LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

Very LOUD grinding noise over the past 2-3 weeks. after pondering this noise cause we could barely hear our movie I realized it sounded like a bearing and was actually motivated to finally see what was wrong with it. I could see ample rusty lookin water below the washer as I moved it out to gain access to the rear panel. After cleaning the entire floor I removed the rear panel to expose the rear of the drum and could see again rusty water stains coming from the center of the drum. This somewhat confirmed my assumption of the bearing going out. I continued to get happy being allowed to dismantle my wifes washer and basically stripped everything including the stator assembly, the rotor assembly and so on down to just the sealed bearing at the rear of the outer tub assembly. I'm very handy and for the life of me couldn't figure how to remove the existing bearings to change them and the seal (I only knew there was a seal cause of your very helpful webpage). It was late, I was tired and I didn't have the energy to continue to pull apart the entire machine ( and really don't want to unless I have to). I can see that bearings appear to be pressed onto the spider but called it a night and was excited that we found a website that could actually help the 'at home do it yourselfer'. So now I believe that the bearings are bad but now I'm not quite sure cause of other stuff I found on your website. Thank you in advance for your help and hope to hear from you soon. Signed Robert & Kristen Butler

Posted by on

  • ROBERT Butler May 22, 2008

    I'm assuming then that i must dismantle the entire tub assembly both inner and outer to reveal the bearings. Also do the bearings press on and off of the spider,as they sell them seperate? or will the entire tub (wich one?) need to be replaced? the rust i'm almost sure came from the bearing area as this is where the trail of stains end. I think the seal went bad and this rusted the bearings.

×

2 Answers

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • LG Master
  • 19,396 Answers

Here is the disassembly guide for your washing machine, have a look.

Here is complete service manual.

click here and go to contact to order replacement parts

Your LG washer has a position sensor regulating cycle spinning, when it is faulty you will also have noise when spinning, but in this case you usually get an additional error message on display.
Check here, this is solution to position sensor problem

Check bearing first, and also find out where the rust came from.

Was this solution helpful? Show your Appreciation by rating it.

Posted on May 21, 2008

  • Ginko
    Ginko May 22, 2008

    Yes, you have to start from the outer casing, refer to service manual pages 40-41 and 38-39.
    If the bearings are cause for the rust then you can change just the bearings.
    Most likely the rust is due to some problem with the tub check eventual rust on screws etc.
    Before disassembling the tub completely, check that there is no foreign object stuck between the tub and the drum, (see page 38 on service manual), this is common cause for rust coming out from the tub.

    Regards


×

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,665 Answers

Its central shaft bearing must be inspected and probably replaced.

Posted on May 21, 2008

×

4 Suggested Answers

SOURCE: VERY LOUD GRINDING NOISE LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

Just had my LG WM 2277 HW bearing replaced. Technician was here 5 hours. Full disassemble to remove tub and replace outer tub. Thank goodness I bought the extended warranty. $502.00. parts were Rear tub including rubber drains and rear tub damper, spin basket, bellow w/ spring clamp. LG did not recommend tub gasket replacement, but I would recommend it since the old one stretches out when you remove it. I had the same rusty water spot on the rear of the bearing area. Good luck

Posted on May 23, 2008

  • 210 Answers

SOURCE: LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer not working with ce showing

CE is an error stating that you have a problem with you board or possibly the stator on your unit. Either way your going to need service. You can ohm out your stator to see if it is the problem.
Check the back harness, maybe it has come loose, remove the back panel and it is the blue connector.
Sgt 48

Posted on Jun 08, 2008

  • 12 Answers

SOURCE: LG WM-2277HW Front Load error code dE

de error code means the door is open. If code does not clear when door shut then could be door interlock or main pcb fault

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

  • 1531 Answers

SOURCE: LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer. I am trying to remove the big nut

the best way is to have some one hold the drum from the front and turn the nut. it can also be done sometimes by turning the drum in the opposite direction and then pop it with the wrench. not the best way but it works.or you can hold the stator assy with one hand and tap your wrench with a hammer.i hope thia was helpful,would like to here how things worked out.

Posted on Jan 22, 2010

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I have a top load fridgidaire washer model fwsc445rfs0. During the wash cycle it makes a high pitched scraping noise.... Struggles also while it winds down before rinse. Bearing maybe?


How To Fix A Washing Machine Making Noise During The ...

removeandreplace.com/.../washing-machine-making-noise-during-the-sp...
Jul 27, 2015 - Agitator directional cogs aka "agitator dogs" (top load washers) ... If you hear a rubbing sound or the drum spins uneven, then the ... A washer making a loud noise during spin cycle can also be caused ... The clutch in a washing machine connects the inner wash tub to the ..... May 8, 2015; High Water Bill?

Dishwasher Making Loud Grinding Noise During Wash Cycle

removeandreplace.com/.../dishwasher-making-loud-grinding-noise-durin...
Apr 11, 2014 - Dishwasher Making Loud Grinding Noise During Wash Cycle ... GE, Whirlpool, Frigidaire, KitchenAid, Maytag, Kenmore, and LG) this is a .... Our Amana dishwasher is making a loud, high-pitched squealing noise throughout the wash ....Out Of A Washing Machine - Top Load & Front Load September 30, ...

All comments on Loud dishwasher Frigidaire Gallery mode ...

https://www.youtube.com/all_comments?v=v-arYb20kOk


Dec 03, 2015 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Lg wm makes loud noise when changing speeds, grinding sound


It sounds as if there is a problem with the tub bearing of the machine, replacing this is a job left to professionals.

Sep 06, 2014 | LG WM2501HWA 4.2 cu. ft. Front Load Steam...

1 Answer

LG front load washer.Will not spin and makes loud grinding noise


what is your model number is then we can get started then to get your unit fixed all redy

Jan 22, 2013 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Washer say on screen LE and will not turn.. Also when manually turn the turn hear grinding noise too.


Grinding noises are bad. If you are lucky, you got an item (like an underwire support from a bra) between the inner and outer tub, which may be removed through the heater or drain openings in the tub. If you are un-lucky, your rear tub seal failed, causing the rear bearing to fail, or the shaft broke loose from the 3 arms of the spider which drives the inner wash tub. Either of those things is $$$ and a lot of work to repair, involving removal of the outer drum, seperation of the outer drum halves, and repair. (translation: minimum 2 hours labor if you've ever done one before)

Feb 28, 2011 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Ok my LG front loading washer agitates but when it comes to spin it makes a very irritating high grinding noise and does not spin. There is no error displayed but that may be because I stop it before it...


I have a similar problem. The washer was showing error code UE, but would tumble when empty in test mode, but would not spin and made a grinding noise. The bolt that attaches the rotor to the motor was loose and the rotor was spinning on the spindle that rotates the drum. I tightened the bolt, and it spins when empty, but still gives a UE error code when full. Remove the rear cover and check the tightness of the center bolt.

Dec 16, 2010 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Loud bearing noise on spin


It sounds like the bearings may have collapsed. this can be caused by overloading or using excessive soap powder can also cause early failure of the seal and then the bearings fail

Oct 25, 2010 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

2 Answers

What dose oe mean on the display and it makes a grinding noise when it drains the water i think


Drain error: Not fully drained in 10 minutes. Causes: Drain hose too high. objects in pump, drain hose kinked, drain hose air locked, bad control.

Jan 27, 2010 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

2 Answers

Grinding noise from the drum motor


My brand new one is doing it only after 1 week. I'm also interested in it. I'm thinking of pulling it apart and watching it and trying to find out where it's coming from exactly.

Jul 19, 2009 | LG WM-3677HW Front Load Washer / Dryer

5 Answers

VERY LOUD GRINDING NOISE LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer


Get a new washer. Perhaps another brand.

The fix for me was to get a new washer. Had same issue with loud spin cycle. Tried researching while wife was continuing use of washer. Then the LE message appeared.

Took back apart and found that water had leaked and caused a boat load of damage. Bearings shot, seal leaks, drum leaks, Stator damaged. Same issue as 'jammy64' stated.

Cost to repair wasn't worth it. Going to get an
Electrolux model.

9605e52.jpg
cd0a44d.jpg
7a00dcc.jpg

May 19, 2008 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

3 Answers

Oe code


I had the same problem. First the grinding noise during the rinse cycle and then after four weeks the OE code. LG had a local repair service come out and he determined that the drain pump was dead and ordered a replacement. Still waiting on part after only 3 days.

Dec 22, 2007 | LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
LG WM-2277HW Front Load Washer Logo

639 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top LG Washing Machines Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8147 Answers

Richard Roth
Richard Roth

Level 3 Expert

9472 Answers

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17129 Answers

Are you a LG Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...