Question about LG Washing Machines
Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,
I would gently suggest as a first step that you clean the drain motor lint tray/filter. So many 'faults' are caused by blocked filters and many machines will not even go to spin or release the door lock if there is any water still left inside.
Here are my guidance notes for checking both the drain motor filter and the drain motor ;-0)
If you are unsure where the filter is, it is often behind the front lower (kick) panel (or in some machines at the rear in an awkward position!) and most are held in by a round cover/knob. Sometimes the filter will not come out with the cover and you will have to persuade it to come out to play!
REMOVE POWER AND ENSURE YOU HAVE A WATER RECEPTACLE/RAGS TO SOAK UP THE WATER WHICH IS BOUND TO POUR OUT!
It's surprising what people have found in theirs! It is always worthwhile checking it on a regular basis.
Now- whilst the filter is removed it is normally possible to see the drain motor and ensure it is not jammed by a foreign object such as a needle or a toothpick. It should be able to be turned by hand/finger- the power IS OFF!
At this point it is also possible to test if the motor works. No clothes or water in the machine, select a spin cycle and put the power back on. You should be able to see the motor turning at some point, possibly straight away. If it doesn't work then the motor is malfunctioning!
Hope the filter is the problem and good luck!
Posted on Mar 25, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: My LG Fuzzy Logic 6.5KG
I had this exact problem just now. There is supposed to be a small magnet located at the front of the lid that meets up roughly above the 'fuzzy' light when the lid is closed. My washer was missing this magnet. I modified a fridge magnet and glued in in place. The washer now works. :)
Note: You will need a magnet strong enough to operate the switch, turn on the machine and put it on a cycle, hold a magnet near the fuzzy light where the door would close to test if the machine works.
Posted on Jul 04, 2011
My LG washing machine WFS65A01DCT shuts off with the error signal that the door is open when it's not. How do I disable that signal?
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