Appliance Repair Questions? Ask a Technician for Answers ASAP
Hi. I'm Smitty. I am a professional appliance repair consultant here to help you diagnose, and repair, your appliance.
What has happened is the main control board was surged when the power came on. Unfortunately this ruins the control board and the unit will not function correctly until it is replaced.
I did a search for the part and I am sorry to say it is no longer available. What this means is:
•The manufacturer no longer sells, or makes, the part.
•It is no longer available from any of my suppliers. •There is no substitute for the part that I am aware of.
•I don’t know of any other source for the part.
•Unfortunately, even if you contact the manufacturer they will be of no help. But, there may still be hope. Here are some other things you can do:
•Contact local parts dealers, one of them might still have it in stock.
•Enter your part number in a search engine, a smaller company might have it.
•Try eBay. Search by using the part, or model number.
•Try a used appliance store, sometimes they have the same model.
•Contact refurbishing companies, especially for circuit boards (this is your best bet). Google for appliance parts rebuilders, or paste these to your browsers address bar.
•Take the part to a parts retailer, sometimes they can fix the part.
•Take the part to an appliance technician, They might be able to fix the part.
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news. Please understand that I am just the messenger, and do not use the lower two ratings. Instead select a positive rating or reply to me with what you want to know.
Thanks so much, not good news, it is a lond machine from a friend!!I dont have the manual..i have looked at option of problems, maybe i can solve them,,,it wasnt clean when i got her...where is the filter that cld be an issue...Pls help with regards XXXXX XXXXX can clean it...HATE these computor things eeish
HiSmitty, thaks..ok, i did it, it seems clean...wanted to tell u also, it gave a code 0E when it gets stuck..
Can i put a wash thru with out any washing in the machine or not, run out of stuff to wash..lol
glad i am not alone on this comp stuff, give me a old engine anytime..i am very practical person so this is really getting me down,..
Also by the way>?? hope i dont have to pay 320 each time i ask u a question>??how long does this 320 last? thanks again,.
Hi, it has gone as far as the spin again then gives a 03 error, crumbs unreal...whats your opinion now>???so i have a full tub of water...weird as the rinse worked ..but then filled up and wants to spin,,,but no goes...grooorr grooor as if the pump is stuck....nice day we having...especially when its not my machine....lol
Hi, ok thanks...when you say no pump available..is that a new one only? are there not options for a second hand one around?? also i am in the centurion area in Pretoria..any advice to who to call>??
You may be able to locate a used one using the options I posted above.
Sorry no idea who you might call to find a used part.
hi, an up take for your interest.
ok, regard to a filter on that machine-u said doesn't have one...It does have one.
said no pumps available..in the store i went to he must of had atleast 60 brand new ones to buy.???
Were they for your particular model? 60 seems like a lot of stock for such an odd machine.
Cathy , I tried all of my suppliers plus a few. No one is listing it as available.
There is a filter. It is called a coin trap. it should be attached to the main hose coming off the bottomn of the wash tub. That is what I suggested you clean out. You said you did.
The last washer I worked on did pretty much what yours is doing. Not pumpintg out the water. I eventually took off every hose and finally found the problem. A baby sock in the damndest place. In the lint separater. It looked like it was supposed to be there until I grabbed it with a pair of pliers.
Im still not convinced that it is the pump. Unless debris gets into it they seldom fail.
With the electrical issue my money is still on the control board.
Then pump is exactly the same...
the filter is on the one side of the pump..you unscrew it just like in other machines filter that would be on the side.
The machine is working perfect, no problems at all.
He had a box of pumps for my machine and also mentioned he had about another 3 boxes of pumps that could also fit the same one...no problem, they LG agents. They gave amazing service.
Thats great, Cathy! Glad you got it going.
He should put those pumps on E-Bay. He could make some good money with them.
Thank you yes,,,all sorted, yip..but guess hes moving them, they great bunch.take care