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Old 07-27-2009, 07:07 PM
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Model Number: wm2487hwm   Brand: -other-   Age: 1 - 5 years   

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I have a 2yr old LG front loading washing machine (WM2487HWM) which today decided it didn't want to stay powered up. Here are the symptoms

1) When I press the power button (push button) and release, it powers up for a moment (anywhere from 1-10sec), then shuts off
2) If I hold the power button down, it will stay powered up

Going through the diagnostic flow chart from the factory service manual, the two items it could be are the Display Power Board, or the Main Power Board. I don't know how to determine which is faulty. Any suggestions?

Thanks.


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Old 07-29-2009, 04:12 PM
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LG's are very difficult to diagnose, and if you have the service manual you know as much as we do.

I think it is likely the main board is failing, but I cannot guarantee that is the problem. The only good way to test it is to follow any tests in the service manual, and if they are not definitive replace it and see if it cures the problem.

Sorry not to be of more help, but with LG's this is a familiar story.
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Have the exact problem on my LG washer (wm2487HWM). Does anyone know the answer to this? I hope that after 4 yr or so, we learn and know more about this washer.
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