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LG washer dryer WD1485RD showing error code FE. Will not stop pumping water into machine/ cannot finish the cycle

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  • adeross Aug 16, 2008

    thank you, this sounds 100% correct.

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    what to press to drain the washer

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Try first unplugging power cable for two minutes, this can clear error code if there is no real problem with your appliance.

Posted on Aug 16, 2008

  • Ginko
    Ginko Aug 16, 2008

    If error is not clearing after resetting the appliance by unplugging power, then it means there is a real problem.
    Code FE means there is a problem with water valves.
    When this happens you also usually have cycling problems.
    Water valves are relatively easy to locate and replace. Remove top panel
    and get access to the two valves.
    You need to find out which valve is faulty before ordering replacement.
    You can order replacement by inputting your model number here.

    An alternative solution is calling the LG number printed on last pages of your owner manual, and having your appliance repaired from a LG technician.

    Check also your guaranty terms, if appliance is still under guaranty contact LG.


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