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The most common failures of LG washing machines

Your LG washing machine suddenly gives a malfunction. You see this because there is an error code on the display. You may also see in a different way that something is not going well. For example, when the drum remains full of water. Of course you want a solution for this LG failure quickly. In this article you can read per error message what to do.

LG error code IE

LG error code IE

See your IE error message on the display of your LG washing machine? Then there is a problem with the water supply. Turn the tap all the way on, so that enough water can get through. Then check whether there is a kink in the supply hose. Remove the kink or replace the hose if it is broken. Finally, check the supply hose filter. You do this by disconnecting the hose from the tap. Just to be sure, prepare a towel. If it is dirty, clean the filter and reconnect the hose.

LG error code OE

LG error code OE

If you see an error message OE on the display, the drain is blocked. Is there a kink in the drain hose? Then remove this kink. It may also be that there is, for example, a hairpin or coin in the filter for the drain pump. To check this, open the cover on the front of the washing machine. Usually this is at the bottom right. Remove the filter and clean it. Then replace the filter. Test whether the washing program works now.

LG error code UE

LG error code UE

In the event of a UE failure the washing machine is out of balance. For example when there was too little in the drum. Therefore, add some matching laundry. It is also possible that your laundry is on one side of the drum. Is this the case? Then redistribute it to get a better balance. Did you wash heavy items, such as a bathrobe or mat? Even then it may be necessary to rearrange it.

LG error code dE, dE1, or dE2

LG malfunction dE

If you see the message dE, dE1, or dE2, the door is not closed properly. Therefore, push the door firmly until you hear a click. Possibly laundry is stuck in the door. In a more extreme case, the door lock is broken and you need a technician.

LG error code LE

LG error code LE

The motor is overloaded when you see LE. There may be too much laundry in the drum; so get something out of it. To cool the engine, leave the washing machine alone for 30 minutes. Then restart the washing program.

LG error code AE

LG error code AE

Fault AE indicates that there is a leak in the washing machine. Turn the device off immediately and disconnect it from the power. Completely close the water supply tap. Contact LG or the seller if your washing machine is covered by the warranty.

LG failure PE

LG failure PE

You see error code PE: this means a malfunction with the water level sensor. Close the water tap and unplug the power cord. Check whether the washing machine is properly connected to the water supply. Is there a blockage or kink in the supply hose? Then clean the hose or remove the kink. Then turn the device on again.

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Unfortunately, not all problems can be solved by yourself. Sometimes a technician has to be involved. Did you buy your washing machine at Coolblue? And is this covered by the guarantee? Then contact customer service. Is this not the case? Then call your point of sale or LG.


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