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LG WM2277HW washer LE error

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"I am really glad I stumbled on this site- It enabled me to fix my 3 year old LG WM2277HW washer that had the motor errors described here (LE error,..."

Can you send me the jpg image/pictures of that you tried to post? It is too small to read. Thanks!

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I was also having the LE error problem. I tried removing the unpumped water , tried re-running the load etc....... then I decided to try something else.... just like we have to restart our computers, I thought about resetting the washer so to speak......not sure if it is fixed, I am going to try running another load, but, I UNPLUGGED THE WASHER, LET IT SIT FOR ABOUT 10 SECONDS, THEN PLUGGED BACK IN.... AND THE WASHER WENT THROUGH A CYCLE AND FINISHED.

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Great fix it. I saved alot on money today!!!! Only the $20 part. Thanks again.............

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Here are some larger versions that should be more readable:
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OK, now let me tell you, the images by chem-prof are great, but I found that if you take the three screws that attach the electric cords to the drambase it will actually make your life easier and it you will not need to disconnect one of the cords/plug, only the small one that attaches to the “sensor assembly”. See my image for the process:
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C. Take off the magnets covering, this may require some shifting left and right, while pulling to the back (placing it back is not that easy, indeed watch your fingers when placing it back!)
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H. Take your wife and the kids to a fancy restaurant for all the $$$ you saved!

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