Friday, January 13, 2017

LG washing machine – LG WM2455H - WM2301H – Test mode and Error codes troubles shooting

LOAD TEST MODE
The washer must be empty and the controls must be in the off state.
1. Press the WASH/RINSE and SPIN SPEED buttons simultaneously.
2. Press the Power button, while the above condition. Then buzzer will sound twice.
3. Press the Start/Pause button repeatedly to cycle through the test modes.
Number of times the
Start/Pause button is pressed
Check Point
Display Status
1 time
Tumble clockwise.
rpm (42>50)
2 times
Low speed Spin.
rpm (55>65)
3 times
High speed Spin.
rpm (105>115)
4 times
Inlet valve for prewash turns on.
Water level frequency (225>265)
5 times
Inlet valve for main wash turns on.
Water level frequency (225>265)
6 times
Inlet valve for hot water turns on.
Water level frequency (225>265)
7 times
Inlet valve for bleach turns on.
Water level frequency (225>265)
8 times
Tumble counterclockwise.
rpm (42>50)
9 times
Water Temperature (Thermistor)
Water temperature [Degree C]
10 times
Drain pump turns on.
Water level frequency (225>265)
11 times
Off
HOW TO CHECK THE WATER LEVEL FREQUENCY
Press the CUSTOM and PRE-WASH buttons simultaneously
The digits indicate the water level frequency.
For example, if the display indicate 41, the water level frequency is 20+(41X0.1) = 24.1 kHz.
ERROR MODE SUMMERY
If you press the START/PAUSE button when an error is displayed, any error except PE will disappear and the machine will go into the pause status.
In case of PE,TE ,DE if the error is not resolved within 20 seconds, or the in case of other errors, if the error is not resolved within 4 minutes, power will be turned off automatically and the error code will blink. But in the case of FE power will not be turned off.

ERROR
SYMPTOM
CAUSE
1
WATER INLET
ERROR
1E
Correct water level (246) is not reached within 8 minutes
after water is supplied or it does not reach the preset water
level within 25 minutes.
2
IMBALANCE
ERROR
UE
The load is too small.
The appliance is tilted.
Laundry is gathered to one side.
Non distributable things are put into the drum.
3
DRAIN
ERROR
OE
Not fully drained within 10 minutes.
4
OVER FLOW
ERROR
FE
Water is overflowing (water level frequency is over 213).
If is displayed, the drain pump will operate to drain
the water automatically.

5
PRESSURE
SENEOR
ERROR
PE
The SENSOR SWITCH ASSEMBLY is out of order.
6
DOOR OPEN
ERROR
DE
Door not all the way closed.
Loose electrical connections at Door switch and PWB Assembly.
The DOOR SWITCH ASSEMBLY is out of order.
7
HEATING
ERROR
TE
The THERMISTOR is out order.
8
LOCKED
MOTOR
ERROR
LE
The connector (3-pin, male, white) in the MOTOR HARNESS
is not connected to the connector (3-pin, female, white) of STATOR ASSEMBLY.
The electric contact between the connectors (3-pin, male,
white) in the MOTOR HARNESS and 4-pin, female, white connector in the MAIN PWB ASSEMBLY is bad or unstable.
The MOTOR HARNESS between the STATOR ASSEMBLY
and MAIN PWB ASSEMBLY is cut (open circuited).
The hall sensor is out of order/defective.
9
EEPROM
ERROR
EE
EEPROM is out of order.
Displayed only when the START/PAUSE button is first
pressed in the Load Test Mode.
10
POWER
FAILURE
PE
After the power supply is stopped while washing machine is
working, the power is supplied rapidly