WASHING MACHINE WILL WORK FINE UNTIL GETS TO RINSE AND SPIN. MAKES NO NOISE, WATER STAYS IN MACHINE AND NO ROTATION. GETS AN OE ERROR. CLEANED DRAIN FILTER AS NECESSARY.VACUUMED DRAIN HOSE, NO APPARENT CLOGGS. DRAIN FILTER HAD HARDLY ANYTHING IN IT..... IM GUESSING THAT THE COMPUTER IS NOT GIVING MOTOR SIGNAL TO OPERATE. MAYBEE CIRCUIT PROBLEM......CURIOUS WHAT YOU THINK
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Re: WATER WILL NOT DRAIN OR SPIN
OE is inded a drainage error.
From what you describe it is most likely that the drain motor is not working properly due to a loose electrical connection or bad motor itself. This is not that easy to verify since it requires some machine moving and disassembly to get at it.
I can give you further instructions if you like...
If your machine is still under warranty you should call someone in for service.
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If draining is not completed in a specified time limit the fault code OE will be displayed.
Check the drain hose is free (not kinked or deformed) and check there is no dirt in the drain filter.
The filter is located behind a cover on the kick-panel at the front of the machine.
Are you saying it is draining the water properly? Because it sounds as though the pump is faulty. Every now and then you get pup motor that don't short out or stop completely they just don't drain we'll anymore. The drain period on your machine is timed so a slow drain may cause the error. So even though everything is clear and 'working' the pump needs replacing. Another cause would be a false reading from the pressure switch(level switch) but you would normally have problems with fill etc also, so unlikely.
Have you already check your drain clean out? If it's not draining, you'll need to manually drain the washer, via the small hose that pulls out, once it is drained you can unscrew the large clean out filter, and see if anything is caught up in that area.
If all that is clear, it's most likely, you'll need a new drain motor. Also, did you notice if your getting a "OE" error code on the display?
The code OE is a draining error. The washer has sensed that the water has not completely drained all of the water within 10 minutes and will display this error code. The grinding noise you are describing is most likely a failed drain pump or clogged with foreign debris.
Locate your drain pump access door on the front of the machine.
Clean out the filter area.
If you are unable to resolve the issue by cleaning, I would recommend replacing the drain pump.
The problem is in the drain system as what error code OE stands for.The grinding noise is coming from the drain pump. Loose change, hair pins and the likes can get into the pump filter and sometimes into the pump impeller causing a grinding noise during the spin cycle because the pump works while the machine is spinning. The pump impeller may also be broken causing the grinding noise.
Disconnect power then open the filter door on the bottom left of the cabinet.
Remove the drain plug and drain the water out completely into a shallow basin or the likes. Once drained, lay a piece of towel under the filter then turn the filter knob counterclockwise and remove it. Clean the filter and reach in the pump impeller to check it if blocked or broken. If cleaning the filter does not solve the problem, you need to access the drain pump assembly and check the pump particularly the impeller thoroughly. Click on the link below for the detailed procedure in accessing the drain pump assembly.
Thanks for using FixYa. OE is a Drain Error which indicates that the water was not fully drained within 10 minutes. To start with check the drain pump filter for any clogs/foreign materials and try to clean the filter. Also if you have already checked the drain hose for any blockage then check the pump for any blockages, if still its not resolved then it seems to be the pump that has gone bad. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or post a comment for further assistance.
OE is a drain error (indicating the machine has not drained out in under 10 minutes). If the drain pump is not coming on at all then you have a bad drain pump motor. If it is trying to drain then you may have a clogged up drain hose. The most likely cause is a bad drain pump motor. Hope this helps.