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Offline johnnyjet

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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #20 on: October 18, 2011, 01:35:29 PM »

ok....can you get me the part number and link for a new control panel ?

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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #21 on: October 18, 2011, 02:20:35 PM »
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ok....can you get me the part number and link for a new control panel ?

Here is the wm2032hw parts diagram.

Most likely your problem is with the water level pressure switch.  The part number is AP4445151

I really doubt it's anything with the control board.

What about the water level pressure switch as wildimaginations suggested? I thought you already had one on order...

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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #22 on: October 18, 2011, 04:12:06 PM »
yes i figure ill change that and if that dont work the control board and if that dont work im gonna go get a............?

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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2011, 02:38:27 PM »
Changed the switch.  Problem still the same.  OE code again.   :tickedoff:

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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #24 on: October 25, 2011, 01:59:00 AM »
We're going to put the machine into test mode.  Make sure there is nothing inside the tub and close the door.  The power must be turned off.

1. Depress "Spin Speed" and "Soil Level" buttons together and hold. Depress the Power ON button.  All the LED's should light up.

2. Listen for the door lock to click.  Once the door locks, depress the rotary dial start button 4 times.  This will turn on the cold water valve.  Depress the rotary dial start button 2 more times and this will turn on the hot water valve.  The digital display will begin to countdown from 65 to 30.  Once it reaches 30, the water valves must shut off. 

If the counter doesn't change, there is something wrong with the pressure switch, the wire harness, the control board or the hose attached to it.  DO NOT BLOW INTO THE PRESSURE SWITCH OR YOU WILL DAMAGE IT!!!

If the counter reaches 30 and the water continues to flow into the machine, pull the electrical connectors to the water valve off and see if the water shuts off.  If the water continues to flow and all the electrical connectors are removed, change the water valve.

If the water shuts off after pulling out the connectors, then you have a problem with the board relays feeding power to the water valve.  Change the control board.  This situation is really rare and I have only seen this happen once.

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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #25 on: October 25, 2011, 07:39:09 AM »
OK heres the update, after installing the water pressure switch the 1st run produced a OE code.  I tried again and it went the entire cycle without incident, so I tried another setting and again the entire cycle was completed so I will try it again today and let you know what happens, hopefully nothing.

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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #26 on: October 25, 2011, 02:58:29 PM »
We're going to put the machine into test mode.  Make sure there is nothing inside the tub and close the door.  The power must be turned off.

1. Depress "Spin Speed" and "Soil Level" buttons together and hold. Depress the Power ON button.  All the LED's should light up.

2. Listen for the door lock to click.  Once the door locks, depress the rotary dial start button 4 times.  This will turn on the cold water valve.  Depress the rotary dial start button 2 more times and this will turn on the hot water valve.  The digital display will begin to countdown from 65 to 30.  Once it reaches 30, the water valves must shut off. 

If the counter doesn't change, there is something wrong with the pressure switch, the wire harness, the control board or the hose attached to it.  DO NOT BLOW INTO THE PRESSURE SWITCH OR YOU WILL DAMAGE IT!!!

If the counter reaches 30 and the water continues to flow into the machine, pull the electrical connectors to the water valve off and see if the water shuts off.  If the water continues to flow and all the electrical connectors are removed, change the water valve.

If the water shuts off after pulling out the connectors, then you have a problem with the board relays feeding power to the water valve.  Change the control board.  This situation is really rare and I have only seen this happen once.

K. I went thorough all the tests and all works fine.  The water stopped at 30, the pump pumped manually when I got to that step in that manual.so which board do I change the circuit board display or the control.

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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #27 on: October 27, 2011, 10:00:52 AM »
You'll probably need the control board.  What is the serial number of your unit?
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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #28 on: October 27, 2011, 01:43:04 PM »
pm SENT.

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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #29 on: October 28, 2011, 11:09:37 AM »
I've been thinking about this situation and there is something else wrong.  I'm having a hard time believing that the control board is the issue.  You will need to have an authorized LG tech come out and verify the problem.  I just can't see the control board being the issue.

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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #30 on: October 28, 2011, 02:21:16 PM »
OK.  Thanks.  The last tech that was here just said...circuit board...and then left.  he said get a new machine it would be to expensive to fix.  Now Im stuck.  Im guessin the guy wasnt an LG tech.  any advice?



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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #31 on: October 29, 2011, 01:07:18 AM »
Call the LG customer service at 1 800 243 0000 or look up their website lg.com for an authorized servicer in your area. 


I'm sorry that I can't help any further.  I don't want to give you any advise that I'm not sure about.


Good luck.
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Re: LG washer wm2032hw toruble code OE
« Reply #32 on: October 29, 2011, 12:43:55 PM »
THANKS.  I DO APPRECIATE THE HELP! O0