"OE" on an LG washer indicates that there is an overflow error. This error can happen for a number of reasons, such as a clogged drain hose or a malfunctioning water inlet valve. If the error is not resolved, it could lead to serious damage to the washer.
Users typically search for a solution by asking about:
- lg oe error code
- oe on lg washer
1. Check the inlet hoses to the washer for kinks or blockages
- Open the washer lid and check for obstructions in the inlet hoses. If there are any blockages, use a hose cleaner to clear them.
- Open the washer drain hose. If it is kinked, use a straightened wire hanger to free it.
- Open the water inlet valve on the back of the washer.
- Open the water inlet valve on the front of the washer.
- Check the water pressure at both the inlet valves. If it is low, replace the water inlet valve on the front of the washer.
- Check the washer water supply lines for leaks. If there are any leaks, replace the lines.
2. Clean the inlet screen filters on the washer
- Remove the front panel of the washer by removing the two screws at the top and bottom of the front panel.
- Remove the inlet screen filters by removing the three screws at the top and bottom of the inlet screen.
- Clean the filters with a damp cloth and a mild soap.
- Reinstall the inlet screen filters by screwing them in place.
- Replace the front panel by screwing it in place.
3. Check the drain hose for kinks or blockages
- Remove the front panel of the washer.
- Locate and remove the drain hose.
- Inspect the drain hose for kinks or blockages.
- If there are any kinks or blockages, fix them.
- Reinstall the drain hose.
- Reinstall the front panel of the washer.
4. Clean the drain pump filter on the washer
- Remove the cover from the drain pump filter on the washer.
- Clean the filter with a brush and a solution of baking soda and water.
- Rinse the filter with water.
- Replace the filter cover.
Some users might also have success with the following opitons:
- Run a maintenance cycle on the washer.