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LG WM2042CW front load washer , Code came up ( LE ) , any

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LG WM2042CW front load washer , Code came up ( LE ) , any ideas as to what parts would be needed to fix this problem ??
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Are there soap suds visible in the drum?

Over-sudsing is the main cause of LE error codes. Using non-HE (high efficiency) detergents or too much detergent will cause stress on the motor. In addition, detergent residue can also cause leaking and odor. Follow these steps to resolved an LE error code caused by over-sudsing.

Step 1: Unplug the washer and allow the unit to sit for 30 minutes to give the suds time to dissolve.

Step 2: Plug the washer back in and press [Power] to turn on the washer.

Step 3: Do not choose a washing cycle. Press the [Spin Speed] key until "No Spin" is selected.

Step 4: Press [Start/Pause] to begin a drain only cycle.

Step 5: After the drain only cycle has completed, remove the clothing items from the machine. Turn the power back on and select [Rinse and Spin] and then press [Start/Pause]. This will remove excess soap suds and light residue from the drum. Repeat this step until no visible suds are in the drum of the washer.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

no there are no suds in the machine at all. ?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Have you heard of a bad hall sensor being the main problem with these lg washers showing the LE code ?

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

are you still around or are you OFF LINE ?? If your off line let me know I have been waiting and am going to bed soon.

There was a server issue...yes it could be a bad hall sensor. That is very common. It is located behind the unit behind the rotor..if you are getting the error all the time you should replace that sensor.
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