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I have an LG WDP2B front loading washing machine and I'm having an error code "LE" and the machine's drum has a hard time moving back and forth. Please help if there's a good solution to fix it. Thanks jayr

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  • bukoliskul Oct 11, 2010

    Thanks for the response, I've tried the instructions but now i'm getting the "DE: error code and once it get cleared the LE code appears. pls help thanks.jayr

  • bukoliskul Oct 11, 2010

    Hi, I did the instructions you posted but at the same time, the machine is getting a "dE" error, as soon as the dE error gets cleared it goes to LE error code.

  • bukoliskul Oct 11, 2010

    Hi,

    I found out that the model number of my LG Washing Machine is "WM2277HB"

    thanks.

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Hello there:
LE Locked motor error. Cause: The connector (3-pin), male,white) in the motor harness is not connected to the connector. (3-pin,female,white) of stator assembly. Or the electrical contact between the connectors. (3-pin,male,white) in the motor harness and 4-pin,female,white connector in the main PWB assembly is bad or unstable. Or the motor harness between the stator assembly and main PWB assembly is cut (open circuit) Or the hall sensor is out of order/defective.

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Hi

These supposed to be the cause of the LE error. Please follow below steps to rectify it

In new installations, this error can sometimes present because of a miscommunication between the control panel and the wash motor. In this instance, the washer simply needs to be reset.

1: Unplug the washing machine.

2: While the washer remains unplugged, press and hold the [Start/Pause] button on the front panel for 5 seconds.

3: Plug the unit back in, and run a rinse and spin cycle to test if the LE code is cleared.


Over-sudsing is the main cause of LE error codes. Using non-HE (high efficiency) detergents or too much detergent will cause stress on the motor. In addition, detergent residue can also cause leaking and odor.

Follow these steps to resolve an LE error code caused by over-sudsing.

1: Unplug the washer and allow the unit to sit for 30 minutes to give the suds time to dissolve.

2: Plug the washer back in and press [Power] to turn on the washer.

3: Do not choose a washing cycle. Press the [Spin Speed] key until "No Spin" is selected.

4: Press [Start/Pause] to begin a drain only cycle.

5: After the drain only cycle has completed, remove the clothing items from the machine. Turn the power back on and select [Rinse and Spin] and then press [Start/Pause]. This will remove excess soap suds and light residue from the drum. Repeat this step until no visible suds are in the drum of the washer.

Check whether the drum is over loaded.
Single bulky items or large loads can add extra weight to the drum and place stress on the motor. Remove some of the clothing and restart. If the issue is still present after a few items have been removed, unplug the washer for 30 minutes to allow the motor to cool and then restart the cycle.
Thank You

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