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Hi, After a thunderstorm my wife tried to use this washer & the display seems fine, but it buzzes and

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Old 08-01-2012, 08:54 PM
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Exclamation LG Front Load may have taken lightning hit!
Model Number: WM1832CW   Brand: -other-   Age: 5 - 10 years   

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Hi,
After a thunderstorm my wife tried to use this washer & the display seems fine, but it buzzes and keeps filling with water and will not proceed thru cycles.

Bad Main Control board? Is it worth fixing?
Thanks.


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These are great machines, but the electronics on them are extremely complicated. I would replace it. If you have a low enough deductible on your home owners ins they may pay for part of the cost.
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Since all of the display seems OK - would you replace the "main board" ? Does the 1 year return policy apply if I do?

Also I have a GE side-by-side refrigerator GSS23Q series that keeps freezing up - how hard is it to determine if it is a PCB in the back or a element, or hi limit, etc? Is there a schematic for it? Fan in freezer had been pulsing up & down in speed intermittently for the last year or so prior to that...

I can defrost with a hair dryer & it works for almost a week & freezes solid.

Thanks!
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If you want to try to fix the LG I would replace the main board. Check with APP on their return policy (those of us who reply here are volunteers and not associated with the company)

On the refrigerator I would start with the thermostat, and you can find an exploded view of the fridge by using its model number and the "Find Parts" page.

Good luck.
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