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LG WD(M)- 16220FD Error LE

I have got this error on my front loader washer machine and i have the user manual so i know it is motor over load. I am a multi skilled enginner so i stripped the unit and cleaned and checked all. The error is intermittent. The drum trys to turn but it is as if there is something stopping the rotation (there is not) The drum turns freely. Also when /iff it gets to do a full spin it seams slowwer and make a deep winning noise when slowwing down. I have a suspision that either there is a motor driver on the main pcb down or there is a problem with the dircet drive motor. Can anyone send me the circuit diagram or help with this. Ta Chris I have the same problem but on the LG WD(M)-14225FD.

I rang LG and they said L E problem can be solved if I turn the power off from the mains for 30 mins that should reset the machine. I did this but there the problems was still there.

What can I do to solve this problem? do I need to call out an engineer.

R.Ryder

ps, I had to put the product WD-1611FD because my product above was not there.

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The problem lies on the speed sensors on the main direct drive motor (the connection with the thin cables) but the problem is that it is not a seperately replaceable item and comes complete with the main stator coil unit this is very pricey at over £120+vat trade price then an engineer will charge his fitting fee on top of this. maybe worthwile looking at buying a new machine

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The problem you are having is with the Hall sensor. To be 100% sure, here is the test proceedure, it is located on the stator. Replace this and your problems will go away. If you are not already using HE detergent, start using it, as well cut back on your fabric softener.

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