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Hi Adrianna,

Perhaps you have washed too big of a load causing the motor to lock up.

This is from LG:

"An LE error code on the washer's display indicates that the motor is locked, possibly due to a heavy wash load.
Large and heavy sized loads will put a strain on the motor, causing the LE code to occur. Performing a reset on the washer will normally resolve this error with a reduced load size. But if the error code displays on every washing cycle, the unit will require a repair service."

Have you tried restting the machine?


If you have done all this, and still not working, will probably to call a repairer to come out and have a look at your motor.

Hope this helps!


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Click on the above link for the service manual to your washer...based on your information however, my first thought is you have a damaged main control board. Since power is getting to the unit(hence the beep), and nothing on the user panel is illuminated, that tells me the main board quite possibly is the culprit--it also might include the user interface board(front panel board). We techs call that a cascading failure--one component takes out another and so on...Big question, have you, to your knowledge, had a power outage(where the clocks were blinking) or a brownout(where the lights all dimmed or flickered) in the last 4-6 weeks? NORMALLY, the power going off doesn't cause damage to the circuit boards HOWEVER, when the power comes back on, there is a massive inrush of current that can over-volt the electronics in home appliances(and many other things, too). The chips on the boards that were damaged from the outage start to fail and strange things will start to happen(or not happen) to the affected appliances. I hope I helped you!

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On some LG front loaders there are two water pumps. One is the normal water pump to remove the water down the drain. The other is a recirculating pump that pumps the water back to the top of the clothes near the front top of the interior. Sounds like this is the model you have. The part is inexpensive about $25-30. Fairly easy to replace. Doubtful you have a plugged line, but possible. Pretty common for a pump rotor to go out. Motor runs, but nothing happens. Personally I would replace the drain pump at the same time, since they are next to each other and both can go out. Try howto videos on repairclinic.com, appliancepartspros.com or youtube. You can find the OEM part numbers on repairclinic and then search eBay for better prices(sometimes).

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no fixing known by us buy a new unit in stainless steel

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maybe the inlet filter is clogged

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Hello....Most likely, the main control board is shorted out. Have you had any power outages or brown-outs in the last 4-6 weeks? Power issues such as surges absolutely can wreak havoc on the electronic controls of household appliances! I hope I helped you!

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Over load in motor. Solution: Allow the washing machine to stand for 30 minutes to allow the motor to cool, then restart the cycle.


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Check the motor, belt, bearings, power, is it switched on. Not enough information other than to guess.

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Knocking out the power to the power box suggests the RCD or ELCB tripped, rather an MCB?

When the RCD or ELCB trips it is because some current is leaking to ground - either because of a fault in the wiring, power cord or most likely the appliance.

Lots of such faults are intermittent for a time before becoming permanent. Steam irons are particularly prone and washing machines; usually caused by a small water leak...

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I'm guessing it actually your water inlet valve. Bearing would only sound as drum spins. Does it sound as water is being let in?

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