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Why isn't it working?

Technician diagnosed assembly filter needed replacement. did so, machine started and then again power failure. What now?

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    Victoria Bright Jul 22, 2015

    That means open the corner of your LG washing machine and open the end of the pipe and water will come out so get lots of bowls and put the pipe over the bowl and wait till the water runs out and pour the water out of the bowl in the sink and close the corner of your LG washing machine and wait a few minutes.

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Model# not coming up WM2688H need Right number.
you say your getting a PF code
sound like loose connection somewhere.
getting a glitch in the power at power up Need more details on what first symptoms were B4 any parts changed and list of parts changed
will PF cancel on controls takes a few seconds then flashes PF?
Send us a bit more on symptoms from first plugging in washer what it dose.We then can give you more detailed answers
Thanks . for posting

Posted on Aug 02, 2015

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simply look at manual and see what SE represents. if not available i suggest you phone nearest lg branch and ask for service dept. enquire what SE STANDS FOR THEN RECTIFY PROBLEM.

Posted on Sep 21, 2007

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I replaced my hall effect sensor about two weeks ago and just hooked the machine back up a few dags ago. My wife ran about 5 loads through it and it shut down with the LE code again!!! I ordered the part from MCM Electronics and they are sending me a replacement part for free since the first one lasted only a day. Hopefully this is the last time I have to replace this part. It would be great if someone knew how to bench test one of those sensors so I could know for sure if my first one is really defective. I always have a hard time believing when a new part fails so soon.

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SOURCE: LG wash machine # wm 2277 hb front loader display flashes LE wont

We had the OE message come up and did the above procedures...that didn't fix it. I removed the dual pump modules (they come off in one piece...one is the recirculating pump, the other is the drain pump). Turns out, the drain pump impeller design sucks. Even though it turned when I put power to the pump, that doesn't mean your pump isn't bad. Once it is under load pumping water, the impeller can slip where the pin connects to it from the motor. We replaced the motor for $60 and that fixed the problem. Our unit is at least three years old and we have a family of four, so it does get used quite often. Nobody told us about the filter at the bottom of the unit and I figure if we knew this ahead of time, we probably could have avoided the impeller issue...but it is still a sub-par designed motor/impeller. The new one I ordered looks like an updated design so I don't see this happening again. It is quite easy to remove and replace the pump, btw.

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Well I have the manual. If you want it.If the problem is water leaking out the door LG recommends you shim the door latch with washers. This would make the door close tighter and eliminate leaks. See page 36

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