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check drain hose if ok check pump

LG Washing... | Answered on Sep 28, 2019

could be seized bearings try manually turning the drum

LG Washing... | Answered on Sep 28, 2019

Your drain pump assembly impeller has most likely deteriorated. I just replaced the assembly on my unit. There are actually two small motor/pumps. I would recommend replacing them both. You will find the videos of how to do this on youtube.

I bought the parts off of Amazon

LG WM-2277HW... | Answered on Sep 23, 2019

The drum paddles are screwed from the outside of the bowl. To access them, you have to completely strip the machine and remove the wash bowl. The paddles are rarely available as a spare part. You may be able to repair it or remove it. This will affect the wash action to a certain extent if you take it out. Its a big job.

LG Washing... | Answered on Sep 23, 2019

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.

LG Front-Load Washer Drain Pump Access

LG WM2277H Front... | Answered on Sep 15, 2019

Possibly a defective cycle timer

LG Washing... | Answered on Sep 15, 2019

There are two thermistors. The one most likely the issue is the one one the bottom of the outer drum. Videos on YouTube or repairclinic.com or appliancepartspros.com will show takintop off, taking control panel off, then finally taking front of washer off. Then very easy to replace gat pesky $6 part. If you are slightly dexterous, you can turn washer on it's side(if you don't have a pedestal), and replace the thermistor directly by reaching around a bit. Good luck.

LG Washing... | Answered on Sep 15, 2019


LG Washer WD14030D6 noisy during wash and rinse - fixed!

I had a problem with my LG WD14030D6 which is very noisy when washing and rinsing. The machine got louder over a year or so and so faced with the possibility of a failure I decided to look at the issue. While it sounds like a bearing is failing or similar I noticed that it only happened when the machine was washing and rinsing and was present when the pump was active spraying water across the clothes (wash and rinse cycles), I pulled the machines front panel off and removed the pump assembly at the bottom right of the washer (there are several Youtube videos which show how to do this and remove the flexible pipes and wiring - although not this model but the pump looks the same or close enough).

The pump housing on my machine has 2 pump motors (one on each side of the pump housing). I took a picture of the assembly with wiring attached so I understood the motor orientation before breaking it down.Everyone seems to replace these but I decided to pull them apart and discovered that years of washing had allowed ingress of now dirty and concentrated wash water and detergent to leach in beneath the impeller seal and O-ring seal. I pulled the impeller and rotor assembly out and washed out (with the hose) a lot disgusting gray water almost (it looked like a lithium based grease but it isnt - it should be all clean).

After letting it all dry in the sun till the motor was dry I lubricated the impeller/motor rotor shaft bearing with liberal amounts of CRC or RP7 until it felt reasonably free. I did this to both motors/impeller assemblies. I cleaned out the filter and pump housing although it was all pretty clean anyway. The motors are offset on each side of the pump but it probably doesnt matter too much unless it possibly restricts the mounting, etc.

After reassembly its now as good as new and all but silent just like it was when we first got it back in 2012. So if the spray is working during wash and rinse modes and it pumps out give this a try as the motors are probably fine and save the expense of 2 pump replacement motors.

Sorry I didnt take pics but I really assumed that the pump motors were failing and that I would be replacing them as per all the current Youtube videos indicate. So I decided I had nothing to lose trying this way - and it worked!

on Sep 12, 2019 | LG Washing Machines

This is a 6.5 kg capacity washing machine. I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

LG Washing... | Answered on Sep 11, 2019

Check power from the mains, do you have power?
Test the power outlet with something else.

The power goes trough a noise filter, and the to the main board.
Probably a main board issue, need replacement

LG Washing... | Answered on Sep 10, 2019

The first thing that happens when you hit start is:
1. Door is locked, did it lock?
2. Drain pump is activated for 30-60 seconds.
3. Load measurement (drum spins slowly)
4. Water intake level 1 and level 2 and so on...

Check doorlock first, then drain, then water intake.
I think your lock is the problem

LG Washing... | Answered on Sep 10, 2019

Most likely a very expensive fix called a broken spider arm or drum support assembly. I took mine completely apart to find everything like new except that peice. Was going to cost me around 300-400$ to fix it myself so I junked it and bought a new one. They say over doing it on the detergent causes that spider arm to corrode and break. My washer was only 9 yrs. old. LG front load direct drive. Hope that helps even though it's bad news unless you get the parts for free. I was going to go ahead and replace the bearings(inside and outside bearings) the inner drum with spider attached already due to broken rusty bolts and the drum shocks. Like I said just the parts would have been about $350.

LG Washing... | Answered on Sep 05, 2019

Generally you can tell by their individual lengths and orientations where they go. If that doesn't work, put a comment on this answer and I'll take a photo.

LG Washing... | Answered on Aug 30, 2019


LG Washing... | Answered on Aug 28, 2019

Need the model number the number you provided is not the model

LG Washing... | Answered on Aug 24, 2019

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