How to Fix LG Washer DE Code

This guide explains why your LG washer displays error code DE and how to fix it.

Causes of Error Code DE

The error code DE could be due to one of these reasons:

  • Malfunctioning Door Latch
  • Malfunctioning Door Lock Assembly
  • Bent Door Hinges

How to Fix DE Error code on LG Washers

Here’s how to fix error code DE on LG washing machines:

  • Reset your washing machine
  • Balance the load
  • Check control board

Reset your Washing Machine

Resetting Washer

Mostly, your LG washer is stuck DE error code is due to technical glitches in its program or board. These problems can be quickly resolved by simply resetting your washer.

So, the first step in troubleshooting your LG washer when it shows DE code is to reset it.

Balance the Load

Washer Balanced Load

Another common cause of LG washers display DE error code is the uneven load. Remember, each washer has a specific capacity beyond or below which it cannot operate.

It is essential to ensure the load is balanced correctly and the washer adequately loaded. Try removing some clothes from your washer and try again.

Similarly, if it has only a few items, add more clothes and then try again.

Faulty Control Board

Washer Control Board

If none of the above fixes the problem on your LG washing machine and it is still display DE code, then its control board might have malfunctioned.

As its name suggests, the control board is the brain of electronic washers. If the control board of your LG washing machine malfunctions, it will not operate as it should.

The control board is inside the washing machine, so you must disconnect your LG washer from the power source before accessing it.

If your LG washer is under warranty, do not attempt to inspect or replace the control board yourself, as it will void its warranty.

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