Washer flashes "FE" and water did not stop flowing during "Spin" cycle.

ApplianceLGE Washer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers
Wrench set

Jean-Mary From Havre de Grace, MD

May 26, 2012

1. Remove Power from washing machine. Using an ajustable wrench,remove both the cold water and hot water hoses/lines from back of washing machine. 2. Unscrew the back plate, using the screwdriver (Phillips) and store back plate and screws for re-installation. 3. Using a small screwdriver (Phillips), remove the retaining plate fom the cold and hot water inlet valves and store plate and screws for re-installation. 4. Using the pliers, press the retaining clamp and slide it through the hose; remove the hot water valve assembly; drain water from the hose (be careful: hot water can scald and burn). Mark the electrical connection and the hot water hose. 5. Using the pliers again, press the retaining clamps and slide them through the hoses/lines;remove the cold water valve assembly and the cold water hoses/lines; drain water from hoses/lines. Mark the electrical connections and the cold water hoses/lines. 6. Remove new inlet valves from boxes and re-install in accordance with marking on hoses/lines and electrical connections. Using the pliers, move clamps over all the hoses/lines to tighten ends on inlet valves. 7. Replace retaining brackets on cold and hot water inlet valves and re-insert screws. 8. Replace the back plate and screws. 9. Power the washing machine by reconnecting the power cord into the electrical outlet. 10. Test the repairs by placing the washing machine in the "Rinse and Spin" cycle and check for leaks. If no leaks are detected, repair is complete.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Water Inlet Valve - Hot

Part Number: PS3527427

In Stock

Valve Assembly,Inlet

Part Number: PS3527429

In Stock