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How do I force my LG washer to drain?

How do I force my LG washer to drain?

If you want to perform a drain-only cycle, turn on your LG washer and press the spin button and then press start. After a few minutes, the cycle will end and your washer should have drained out the water. Another way you can drain the water is by turning off your washing machine and unplugging it from the outlet.

What causes the washing machine to not drain water LG?

Unbalanced Load. One of the most common reasons your LG washer won’t drain often results from an unbalanced load. Washing a large or heavy item can cause it to settle on one side of the washer drum. When this happens your LG washer won’t drain or spin properly and water will be left behind.

How do I fix OE error on my LG top load washer?

Press the START/PAUSE button to PAUSE the cycle. Run an empty wash cycle to see if issue occurs again. If the error occurs again, the unit will require a repair service.

How do you force a washing machine to drain?

How to Drain a Top-Loading Washing Machine

  1. STEP 1: Turn off the power. Switch the power button on the machine off, if your model has one.
  2. STEP 2: Locate the drain hose and water supply hoses.
  3. STEP 3: Drain the washing machine of water.
  4. STEP 4: Remove a drain hose clog.
  5. STEP 5: Remove a drain pump clog.

Can I use vinegar to clean my LG washing machine?

Add four cups of white vinegar to the hot water, close the lid and allow it to agitate for several minutes. Open the lid or pause/stop the machine and allow it to sit for an hour so that the vinegar can do its job to get rid of the bacteria, mold and mildew and the hoses of your machine.

How do I test my LG washing machine drain pump?

Test the drain pump.

  1. Press POWER to turn the washer ON.
  2. Press the SPIN SPEED key until HIGH is selected.
  3. Press the START/PAUSE button to start the SPIN ONLY cycle.
  4. Listen to hear a humming sound which indicates that the drain pump motor has started working.

How do I fix the OE on my LG washer?

OE can be triggered by a kinked drain hose or a clogged drain pump filter.

  1. Check for kinked drain hose. Check behind the washer to ensure that the drain hose is not kinked or clogged.
  2. Test the drain pump.
  3. Do you hear the humming sound?
  4. Clean drain pump filter.

What do you do when your washing machine won’t drain?

What to Do When Your Washing Machine Won’t Drain

  1. Perform a Master Reset. Unplug your washer for about one minute.
  2. Test the Lid Switch Assembly.
  3. See if the Drain Hose is Kinked.
  4. Check the Drain Hose or Pump for Clogs.
  5. Clean out the Coin Trap.
  6. Check the Water Level Control.
  7. Schedule Washing Machine Repair.

How do I know if my washing machine drain pump is bad?

How do I know if my washing machine water pump is bad?

  1. Start the washer and wait for the washer tub to fill with water. If you do not hear water or hear a motor whirring, the washer motor may be dead.
  2. Open the washer lid in mid-cycle.
  3. Wait for the washer to finish its cycle.

Why is my LG washing machine saying OE?

LG washing machine error code OE. A pump, or filter blockage is the most common cause, but it could be caused by other faults such as a faulty pump, or even a blockage in the drain hose or somewhere else in the system etc.

Why does my LG front load washer not drain?

OE error code indicates that the washer is unable to drain the water it used during the wash cycle. OE can be triggered by a kinked drain hose or a clogged drain pump filter.

Why does my washing machine have an error code OE?

The LG error code OE simply means “the pump is blocked”. Presumably the water isn’t being emptied properly, but as with all error codes it is possible that there is a cause other than the error code explanation. Basically this error means that the washing machine thinks the water isn’t pumping out.

Why do I get an error code on my LG dishwasher?

LG has given this error/fault code to show an issue with the dishwasher water drain pump. First, inspect the drain hose for a clog or bend. Second, inspect the dishwasher drain pump for any blockages in the pump housing assembly. Clean any and all blockages and the OE error code should clear.