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I have an lg front loader washer and dryer 10kg. I put in a

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Hi i have an lg front loader washer and dryer 10kg. I put in a very large load of towels - looks like the cycle finished without dispensing the fabric softener. However, the washing machine has no power now at all
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your LG is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: 2 years
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: no but i have a friend who repairs lg washers
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: model w1256-rd
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Australia Whitegoods
Expert:  Appliance Guru replied 2 months ago.

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There is a good chance the filter board may have blown the fuse on it. This is not a replaceable fuse, but if the load was too large it could have drawn too much current through that board causing it to burn out. Then it the unit would be just dead with no signs of power to it. Check and make sure the outlet is good and has power and if so you will likely need to change out the main control board.


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