An unresponsive LG washing machine could be an unpleasant experience particularly if it is unable to progress into the next cycle. This issue can cause you to be left with a heap of wet clothes badly in need of being cleaned. Recognizing the potential causes why your washing machine won’t advance to the next cycle can help you save both time and money by preventing the needless repair or replacement. In this post, we’ll examine some typical reasons that your LG washing machine might be stuck in the cycle. We’ll also provide some troubleshooting tips to help you get your machine back in normal operation.
The type of washer that you have will determine why a LG washer isn’t able to move to the next cycle.
A top-load LG washer can’t move to the spin cycle and drain in the event that a malfunctioning lid switch is making the timer think that the lid of the washer is open. LG washers that fail to complete the cycle might also be experiencing a malfunctioning timer or damaged pressure switches on the water level.
A defective shifter assembly or a faulty drain pump could cause a vertical modular top load (VMW) washer to shut down mid-cycle. A lot of suds may cause this washer to stop when the cycle completes.
A front-load washer can stop running a cycle if it is damaged due to a door lock or main electronic control board failure or a motor control board malfunction. When the washer detects a problem, this type of LG washer can send an error message in digital format to the computer. The cycle will stop.
These Fixes Could Help You Solve your LG Washer’s Problem.
Replace the LG washer lid switch
The lid switch on top-load LG washer is an emergency switch that determines whether the lid of the washer is closed. The lid has to be shut in the event that the basket spins. if the washer incorrectly senses that the lid is closed it won’t spin, and drain immediately after washing.
Top-load washers require that the LG lid is sealed prior to the washer drive motor is able to run. An open lid prevents some top-load washers from filling up.
Replace the switch in the event that the lid switch isn’t able to detect whether the lid is shut.
Install the LG washer shifter assembly
It is located on the bottom. the shifter assembly, also known as the actuator-in top-load washer. The motor of the shifter assembly shifts the drive system between the agitation mode and the spin mode. A sensor on the shifter is able to monitor the position of the drive system during the wash cycle. If the sensor, motor or mechanical parts of the shifter assembly fail, the washer stops and signal an error code. Replace the LG shifter assembly in the event that it malfunctions.
Replace the LG washer lock assembly
The LG door lock assembly that comes with front-load washers includes the safety switch which detects whether the washer door is shut, a latch and a locking mechanism. The door won’t lock should any of these components fail while it is open. If a component fails while the door is shut, it won’t be able to open. Replace the entire assembly if a component fails.
Replace the main control board of your LG washer
The primary LG electronic controller board, also known as the mother board, or the mother board, is responsible for the execution and timing of washer functions. It controls the fill valves as well as the drive motor, and the drain pump.
Change the LG washer timer
The LG washing machine’s timer, also known as a cycle selector, is the dial that you turn to select the cycle. The timer causes the LG washer go through its cycle, from initial filling up to its final spin. Replace the timer when it doesn’t advance the washer through its cycle.
LG washer drain pump may be replaced or repaired
The LG drain pumps are used to remove water from washers at the right time during washing cycles. The bearing of the pump could wear down, or the seal could fail. A belt-driven pump can fail, and the seal may fail or the pulley may shear. A malfunctioning pump could produce a loud sound when the washer is full. In some cases, you can repair the pump by clearing it of obstructions replacing wiring malfunctions, or replacing the seal. You can replace the pump in cases where it’s not possible to repair or rebuild.
Change the LG washer motor controller board
The LG motor control board acts as a circuit-control board that is found in front-load washers that’s usually in the bottom of the washing machine close to the drive motor. It monitors and controls the drive motor’s speed and direction for the tumble and spin actions during the cycle. The motor control board may require replacement in the event that the motor ceases to run.
Change the LG washer water pressure switch
The LG water level pressure switch measures the level of water inside the washer. If the water-level pressure switch is malfunctioning, the washing machine will not fill correctly. It may not fill properly or overfill to the point that it overflows. If the pressure switch isn’t able to accurately determine and control the level of water inside the LG washer, you should replace it.
In the end, a washing machine that won’t advance to the next cycle can be a frustrating issue that causes disruption to your routine of washing. But understanding the possible causes and solutions to this issue can help you find the root of the issue and restore your machine to normal operation. If it’s a straightforward fix like a clogged hose or a more intricate issue that involves the control board, solving the problem can reduce time and cost in the longer term. You can start to fix your LG washer’s problems with the cycle with these helpful tips and recommendations.