What does tE mean on an LG washer? There are a few different reasons why the tE error code can display on your LG washing machine. LG washer getting the tE error code? The tE error code on your LG washing machine display is an indication of a HEATING SENSOR ERROR. The 2 parts that may be faulty and cause the tE fault code is either a bad DRUM THERMISTOR or the HEATING ELEMENT. These 2 issues can cause your LG washer to display the error code tE. Checking, Repairing, Cleaning, or Replacing the 2 components will clear the error and fix your LG washing machine.
LG Front Load Washing Machine tE Error Code indicates a HEATING SENSOR ERROR.
BEFORE REPLACING ANY PARTS OR DISASSEMBLING YOUR LG WASHER TRY THIS QUICK TIP TO CLEAR THE tE ERROR CODE:
1 – Remove the Washing Machine from Power for 30 Seconds.
2 – Resupply Power to the LG Washing Machine and Press the POWER BUTTON.
3 – Press the SPIN SPEED button until “NO SPIN” is highlighted.
4 – When the Washer has Fully Drained out the Water – Restart the Washing Cycle.
5 – This may Reset the LG washer and Clear the tE Error Code, if not see below…
Use the instructions above to attempt to clear the tE error code on your LG washer
(This may not be the exact front panel on your LG washer but the instructions to clear the tE error are the same)
The 2 parts that will cause the tE error code on your LG Front Load Washer are:
1 – The DRUM THERMISTOR IS FAULTY or has LOOSE WIRING.
2 – The HEATING ELEMENT IS FAULTY or has LOOSE WIRES.
To fix your LG washer and clear the tE error code:
CHECK DRUM THERMISTOR FOR LOOSE WIRING:
1 – Unplug the LG Washing Machine From Power.
2 – Check the Wire Connections on the Drum Thermistor. (AKA = Temperature Sensor)
3 – Reconnect The Wires Going To and From The Drum Thermistor If Loose.
TEST THE WASHER AND SEE IF THE LOOSE WIRING CONNECTION ON THE DRUM THERMISTOR WAS THE ISSUE. IF ERROR CODE tE PERSISTS. SEE BELOW…
CHECK DRUM THERMISTOR FOR PROPER MEASUREMENT OF RESISTANCE/OHMS:
1 – Check the Resistance of the Drum Thermistor using a Multi-Meter/Ohms Meter.
2 – The Resistance Will Measure About 40000 Ohms at 85F.
3 – If the Resistance Is Not 40000 Ohms then the Drum Thermistor is Faulty and needs to be Replaced.
AFTER REPLACING THE DRUM THERMISTOR – TEST THE WASHER TO BE SURE THE tE ERROR CODE IS CLEARED AND ISSUE IS FIXED. IF ERROR CODE tE PERSISTS. SEE BELOW…
CHECK THE WASHING MACHINE HEATING ELEMENT FOR ISSUES:
1 – Check LG Washing Machine Heating Element for Damage, Defects or Loose Wiring.
2 – Check the Heating Element With a Multi-Meter to be sure it is in Working Order.
3 – If You Find The Heating Element To Be Faulty It Will Need To Be Removed and Replaced.
NOTE: If the Drum Thermistor and the Heating Element are in working order – The tE Error Code SHOULD NOT SHOW.
If Both Parts Are Secure, In Working Order, and have NO Loose Wiring, the tE error Should Not Appear on the Display of your LG Washing Machine.
PARTS NEEDED TO FIX REPAIR AND CLEAR THE tE ERROR CODE is either the Drum Thermistor or the Heating Element.
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