Washing machine has an LE error code
Is this a new installation?
new installations, this error can sometimes present because of a
miscommunication between the control panel and the wash motor. In this
instance, the washer simply needs to be reset.
Step 1: Unplug the washing machine.
Step 2: While the washer remains unplugged, press and hold the [Start/Pause] button on the front panel for 5 seconds.
Step 3: Plug the unit back in, and run a rinse and spin cycle to test if the LE code is cleared.
Has a large load size been used with a gentle wash setting?
wash cycles such as Perm Press, Delicates, Hand Wash, and Wool/Silk
should only be used for smaller loads. Because the cycles are more
gentle while tumbling and spinning, too many items in the drum can
register as an issue with the motor. In this instance reset the unit
and run a test rinse and spin cycle.
Has the washer been overloaded?
bulky items or large loads can add extra weight to the drum and place
stress on the motor. Remove some of the clothing and restart. If the
issue is still present after a few items have been removed, unplug the
washer for 30 minutes to allow the motor to cool and then restart the
NOTE: Make sure the drum is not overloaded
Are there soap suds visible in the drum?
is the main cause of LE error codes. Using non-HE (high efficiency)
detergents or too much detergent will cause stress on the motor. In
addition, detergent residue can also cause leaking and odor. Follow
these steps to resolved an LE error code caused by over-sudsing.
Step 1: Unplug the washer and allow the unit to sit for 30 minutes to give the suds time to dissolve.
Step 2: Plug the washer back in and press [Power] to turn on the washer.
Step 3: Do not choose a washing cycle. Press the [Spin Speed] key until "No Spin" is selected.
Step 4: Press [Start/Pause] to begin a drain only cycle.
5: After the drain only cycle has completed, remove the clothing items
from the machine. Turn the power back on and select [Rinse and Spin]
and then press [Start/Pause]. This will remove excess soap suds and
light residue from the drum. Repeat this step until no visible suds are
in the drum of the washer.