Top Brands
Brands You Follow
You Visited
You Follow
You Search For
Hottests Topics
Featured Catalogs
People Like You
Your apps
Discover apps
Get Advice
Top Questions
Your Q&A
Friends Asked
Ask A Question | Show All Questions
More on ShopYourWay
Manage My Life

lg front load washer not starting

by Manage My Life Last activity date:
June 15th, 2010

LG model em2688hnma front load steam washer will not start. Pushing start botton cause cycle selector and display to light for only a moment. The start botton does not light up and the drum light comes on.

LG , Washers
Be the first to comment
Ask your friends
Answers (3)
Lyle W
The model number that you submitted for the washer appears to be slightly off (EM2688HNMA). I assume that you have a model WM2688HNMA.

You indicated that you pushed the start button and that caused the cycle selector to light up and the display to light for a moment. I think that you must be talking about the power button. If you select a cycle but cannot start it then you could have a problem with the door switch or the console. You could also have the Child Lock enabled. Follow the instructions in your owner's manual to disable the Child Lock if it is activated (press and hold the PREWASH button for 3 deliberate seconds). Here is a link for your owner's manual in case you need it:

Owner's Manual


If the child lock is not causing your problem then you will likely need to have the washer serviced by a technician. If the washer is less than 2 years old, the electronic control board part may be covered if it is causing your failure (you would need to pay for labor to diagnose the failure and install the new board).

If you need more help, submit more details and verify the model number of your washer.
by Lyle W
June 15th, 2010
| Be the first to comment
0 votes
Manage My Life
Hello, I have a regular washer machine, not exacty the same as yours, but I went through something similar to what you are going through with your washer machine. I decided to go to the Sears Home Service website and schdule service maybe this will help you also. I provided the link below. I hope this helps.
Answered in 4 hours
by Manage My Life
June 14th, 2010
| Be the first to comment
0 votes
Manage My Life
model number should be wm2688hnma
Answered in 2 minutes
by Manage My Life
June 14th, 2010
| Be the first to comment
0 votes
Add your own answer
Sign in to answer a question
Didn't find what you are looking for? Ask a question