LG  Washer  Error Codes for Top-Load Models

Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
IE Washer fills slowly Check the water supply faucets behind the washer to make sure that they are fully open. Check the fill hoses for kinks or freezing (in winter). Check the screens on the water inlet valves for debris or deposits. Replace the water inlet valve assembly if the water inlet screens are clogged. Water inlet valve assembly 
dE Lid not closed If the lid is closed and this message appears when you start the cycle, unplug the washer and check the wire harness connection on the lid lock/switch assembly. If the wiring connections are sound, the lid lock/switch usually needs to be replaced. Lid lock/switch assembly 
dL Lid lock error Check for debris in the lid lock assembly that could prevent the lock mechanism from engaging. Unplug the washer and check the wiring connections on the lid lock/switch assembly. If you find no wiring problems, you usually need to replace the door lock/switch assembly. Lid lock/switch assembly 
FE Water level too high The washer usually is filling continuously because a water valve failed. Unplug the washer and shut off the water supply. The water inlet valve assembly usually needs to be replaced. Water inlet valve assembly 
E6 Clutch error The control detects a problem with the clutch motor. Unplug the washer. Check the wiring harness connections between the main electronic control board and the clutch motor. If the wiring connections are sound, the clutch motor or the main electronic control board usually needs to be replaced. Clutch motor, Main electronic control board 
UE Load is out of balance or too small If a small load is in the washer, add a few towels or garments to the load. If the load is a normal size, redistribute the load and see if the washer spins. If the washer tub moves and bangs violently during the spin cycle, one or more of the suspension rod/spring assemblies may need to be replaced. Unplug the washer and examine those components. Suspension rod/spring assembly 
tE Thermistor error Unplug the washer and check the wiring between the control board and the thermistor (temperature sensor). If the wiring is sound, measure the resistance of the thermistor. It should read between 80,000 and 90,000 ohms) at room temperature. If the thermistor is defective, replace it. If resistance of the thermistor is normal through the circuit, replace the main electronic control board. Thermistor, Main electronic control board 
PE Water level sensor error Unplug the washer. Check the wiring connections between the water level sensor and the main electronic control board. If the wiring connections are sound, the water level sensor usually needs to be replaced. Water level sensor 
LE Drive motor thermal overload tripped A failed drive motor or a restriction in the drive system of the washer causes this code to be displayed. Unplug the washer. See if the basket spins freely. If not, examine and repair the cause of the restriction in the drive system. If the basket spins freely, check the wiring connections between the drive motor and the control board. Check the resistance through the drive motor windings. The winding should measure between 5 and 15 ohms. If the motor is defective, replace it. Drive motor, Drive system components