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We've put up with the problem for the past 2 months and it's been a pain in the proverbial. Now have time to have a look at it and I'm wondering applking, if the stator is bad, why should it occasionally do a complete load without any hiccups whatsoever? Is it not more likely to be a loose connection somewhere? I'm no expert and your advice is much appreciated. I am going to reseat the connectors and try again b4 buying new parts and will let you know the result.
Warm regards and many thanks. Bas

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    Bas Dolkens Jul 20, 2008

    Well, I tried that. Didn't do anything inside the stator / rotor thingamijig as it looks like a job for an expert.

    Result is no good, problem remains unchanged so will have to call for professional help. I think it was worth a try, would have been more confident if I had been able to find a workshop / service manual, and I thank you for your assistance. Warm regards, Bas.

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    Bas Dolkens Aug 25, 2008

    Hiya applking. We've replaced the big PCB at the bottom/back of the machine and it has been working perfectly again for the past 3 weeks. Interestingly, when the tech replaced it one of the connectors was loose which also threw up the LE error code (but lots of other weird things happened as well) so the LE can show up for things other than a stator problem. I waited a while to get back to you to make sure that the problem was truly fixed because the PCB could have been damaged by another faulty part (even a stator maybe?). Thanks for your help though, it was really appreciated. Warm regards, Bas

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The stator is always the problem if you are getting the LE error code. It will work sometimes because the stator is "weak". So depending on the size of load, ect. sometimes it may get through the whole cycle.

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  • Michael Thibodeau Jul 28, 2008

    Sorry, I would have walked you through changing the stator....not that bad of a job.....

  • Michael Thibodeau Aug 28, 2008

    Glad you got it resolved. Very rare for the harness to be loose at the board, but In 14 years I still see new problems daily. Let me know if any further problems.

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