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Manage My Life

What does the error message "LE" mean on my LG washing machine?

by Manage My Life Last activity date:
June 6th, 2011

I have an LG washing machine model WM2277HW. During a washing cycle it stops and LE shows up on the window where the time left in the cycle is usually located.

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Manage My Life
CAN U TELL ME WITH THE SAME ERROR CODE AS ABOVE LE ON OUR LG WASHER, DO U HAVE A VIDEO OR SIMPLE INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO REPLACE THIS PART. I BELIEVE I CAN DO IT & JUST LOOKING FOR SIMPLE INSTRUTIONS REALLY A VIDEO TO LOOK AT ! FOR OUR LG - WM2277HW WASHER. THANKS !
by Manage My Life
June 6th, 2011
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Fred M
The LE error message means "locked motor error" which means the control is not seeing the motor running.

The problem can be caused by a broken wire or loose connection but the most likely cause of the problem is a bad hall sensor.

The sensor can be accessed by removing the rear panel and the rotor assembly. See the image below for help with this. Remember to unplug the washer first.

Make sure the rotor and drum rotate. Anything blocking the tub rotation might trigger an LE code.

If you do not feel confident repairing this problem yourself, then you can have it repaired at your home by a Sears technician. Here is a link for the website:

Sears Home Services

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You can check for loose connections but unless you are extremely confident using a meter I'd suggest a technician check and repair this problem.

I hope this information is helpful to you but submit another question with any additional details for further assistance.
by Fred M
May 3rd, 2010
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