LG WM2101HW 4.0 cu.ft. Washer - Answered Questions & Fixed issues


Have the machine's rotor assembly and door latch checked out as these two are the most common causes for no spinning.
If the machine has been making a loud noise when it was still spinning, the tub bearing could be at fault.

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Mar 18, 2015 | 67 views


Had the same problem and it was exactly as rbozzell said. The main black drain hose in the bottom developed a small hole.

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Dec 01, 2014 | 2,714 views


See section "7-2. QC TEST MODE" in service manual at:
http://www.appliancefactoryparts.com/content/pdfs/138871-2.pdf

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Sep 03, 2014 | 1,472 views


Is it the drum that is not moving? or actually the motor? Possibly it could be the belt from the motors rotor going around the drum , the one with the clothes inside it! that has fallen off or is broken?

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Jun 14, 2014 | 21 views


A hall sensor is a magnetic pickup sensor that picks up magnetic pulses caused by a rotor that is bolted to the spinner shaft in back of unit. remove back access panel and motor rotor is facing you now. take bolt off of rotor and slide off. you should be able to see hall sensor under stator. remove bolts on stator to access hall sensor.

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Apr 18, 2014 | 129 views


the sponge is probably making it's way to the bottom of the machine as we speak. disconnect the power, and lean it back wards. the sponge should be on the ground there. otherwise pulling it out from the wall and removing the back panel should reveal it's location.

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Nov 12, 2013 | 75 views


Press "end of cycle" for 3 seconds or till the flashing goes off . Plug off the wall. Code can be an indication of several issues. The most common cause is over sudsing in the machine. Overloading the wash with too much laundry may also cause the LE error code. Lastly, a breakdown in the signal between the microprocessor and the motor may cause that error code. This can occur if there is a loose wire, see that all wires are tightened..........
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LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Apr 11, 2013 | 231 views


I would be leaning more in the direction of the door lock mechanism rather than the hall sensor as someone else posted. The hall sensor gives a very specific error code when it goes bad. Put the unit into a spin only cycle and verify that the door is locking. To do this power up the machine and only press spin speed and the start. It is also possible that it is a problem with any one of the three control boards that are on the unit but again, these normally present with very specific error codes. If the door is not locking, or even if it is but the switch isn't sending the signal back to the main control saying that it is locked then all it would do is drain and then spin 1/3 turns either way inside the tub until time runs out.

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Nov 17, 2012 | 1,068 views


serial number would be three numbers, followed by at least the letters KW, then possibly two more letters and several more numbers.

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Apr 13, 2011 | 274 views


OE means your machine has failed to drain within 10 minutes. There are a few posibilities. Your drain hose could be kinked or clogged causing the machine not to drain. Try using a shop vac to remove the water from the end of the drain hose. If a shop vac won't **** out the water either, you have a clog somewhere ing the drain hose, of the hose from the tub to the pump. If it will drain the water you need a new pump. If there is no water in the machine then the problem is either the pressure switch, the hose going to the pressure switch, of the control board. The pressure switch is on the back by the control board. You will see a black rubber hose going attached to it. Remove it and see if you can blow through it. If you cant it is clogged somewhere. If it is not clogged then the most likely cause is your pressure switch and next the control board.

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Jan 30, 2011 | 287 views




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LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Jan 15, 2011 | 807 views


you must have the new skinny inlet hoses replace the hoses to get rid of the noise

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Jan 11, 2011 | 271 views


its the door error the door not closing all the way.shane

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Dec 20, 2010 | 49 views


When you open the door it should be on a 2" x 3" white sticker around the door opeing

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Nov 09, 2010 | 68 views


same problem. LG stated I am using too much soap. Cant be because it still does it with no soap. Also have issues with spinning on bed comforter and also drum will not drain. I can wring out a 16oz of water from a cotton shirt sitting in the bottom of drum when completed. Floor is flooded and I am **********. Bought in April 2010 and have had 4 techs out to look at it, but there is no problem. Biggest waste of 600 I ever spent.

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Nov 29, 2012 | 1,287 views


I just called LG and they said for this model WM2101HW the bleach will only dispense from the soap dispenser during the tub clean cycle

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Aug 18, 2011 | 969 views


This is actually pretty normal for newer LG front loaders. They've done a lot of work to isolate the vibration and noise from the spin cycle, but the higher RPM's have countered those improvements. Unless the manufacturer/technician can determine that something is actually wrong, you're probably going to need to install an anti-vibration pad under the washer pedistal to absorb most of the noise. It is very likely that the subfloor is actually amplifying the vibration into the "rocket" noise that you are hearing. Try installing Silent Feet anti-vibration pads or similar to prevent this amplification of the noise and vibration.

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Jan 01, 2015 | 661 views


Try rotating the drum by hand and see if you can feel a 'hard spot' If your machine is new you should have a warranty. If so, ring the service line and ask a consultant about the noise. The may even be able to listen via the phone and advise you...Good luck .....Nomess

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Jan 29, 2011 | 313 views


Their is no mention of a problem in anything I have come across so far that indicates their would be a problem with using any type of bleach.
As long as it is placed in the correct dispensing tray and the correct amount.


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LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Apr 19, 2010 | 115 views


On all curent LG dryers, you should find it on the sticker just behind the door. Serial number is generally in this format: ###KWxx#####

LG WM2101HW 4.0... | Answered on Apr 16, 2010 | 342 views

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