Fix It For Less Can Help. Check out our washer error code charts for information on a different LG model or another brand of washer. Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts IE Inlet water supply error The initial expected water level isn’t reached in 8 minutes or the final preset water level isn’t reached in 25 minutes. Check the water supply faucets behind the washer to make sure they are fully open. Check the fill hoses for kinks or freezing (in winter). Check the inlet water valves. If the valves are defective, replace the inlet water valve assembly. If the water valves are okay, replace the main electronic control board. See the repair guide to fix it yourself Inlet water valve assembly, Main electronic control board
UE Unbalanced load Redistribute the garments in the washer. If the load is too small to be balanced, increase the load size. Heavy items mixed with light ones may not balance properly. Make sure the washer is properly leveled.
OE Drain error Washer did not drain within 10 minutes. Check the washer drain for a clog. Check the drain hose for a kink or restriction. Clean the large item filter in the drain pump. If the drain pump is damaged, replace it. See the repair guide to fix it yourself Drain pump
FE Water overflow error The drain pump runs constantly when the FE error code is displayed. Check the inlet water valves to see if they shut off the water supply properly after the washer is filled. If the inlet water valves are defective, replace the inlet water valve assembly. See the repair guide to fix it yourself Inlet water valve assembly
PE Water level pressure sensor error Unplug the washer. Check the wiring between the water level pressure sensor and the main control board. If the wiring is okay, replace the water level pressure sensor Water level pressure sensor
DE Door is open error Unplug the washer. Check the door for an obstruction. If the door is damaged, replace any defective parts. If the door is closing properly, check the door lock/switch assembly wiring. If the wiring connections are sound, replace the door lock/switch assembly. See the repair guide to fix it yourself Door lock/switch assembly, Washer door components
TE Heating sensor error Unplug the washer. Check the wiring connections on the drum thermistor (temperature sensor). Measure the resistance using a volt/ohm meter. It should measure about 40,000 ohms at 85 degrees F. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. Check the heating element for damage. If the heating element is defective, replace it. Drum thermistor, Heating element
LE Locked drive motor error Check the wire harness connections on the motor and the hall sensor (tachometer). Repair any wiring failures. If the wiring connections are sound, check for damaged motor components. Replace any damaged motor components. If there are no problems found with the motor, replace the hall sensor. See the repair guide to fix it yourself Drive motor components, Hall sensor (tachometer) EE EEPROM error on main electronic control board The EEPROM (Electrically Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory) on the control board is corrupted. Try to clear the code by unplugging the washer for 5 minutes. If the code doesn't clear when you restore power, replace the main control board. See the repair guide to fix it yourself Main electronic control board
PF Power failure A power failure occurred during the cycle. The cycle may not have completed properly. Start a new cycle.