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I tried to run the washing machine and it attempts to run but the tub will spin slowly motor sounding

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Old 12-16-2009, 05:37 PM
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I tried to run the washing machine and it attempts to run but the tub will spin slowly motor sounding badle or the motor will just hum and will eventually give a code LE. It almost acts like it's trying to run in both directions at the same time. According to the warranty the motor is under warranty but I have to wonder if it's the motor at all. Could the control board be telling the motor to run in both directions at the same time. I did read another post on here that stated the LE code was a doom and gloom code but not sure if the guy had the same problem as I do.

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Old 12-19-2009, 12:58 PM
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The problem with this code is that it identifies the problem, that is, the main control board does not detect the motor operating, but it does not say where the problem is.

Some folks have had success finding a problem in the wiring between the main control board and the motor and other by replacing the hall sensor which acts as a kind of tachometer.

Here is a service manual which will lead you through some troubleshooting.

http://136.166.4.200/contents/Laundr...ice_Manual.pdf
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