LG Washer Dryer Combo: Common Errors and How to Fix Them

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LG washer and dryer combo appliances have a built-in diagnostics system that tells you when there is something wrong with it. This helps you know what is wrong so you can fix it. Thankfully, most of the time, these error codes are easy to remove so you’ll be able to get back to using your appliance quickly.

This guide explains what the most common error codes mean and how you can fix them. Hopefully, by following our instructions, you will get your appliance working again without the need to call a technician to come and inspect it.

LG washer dryer combo error code IE

What it means:

If your LG washer-dryer combo is displaying the error code IE, it means there is a problem with the water supply.

How to fix it:

To fix the underlying cause of the problem and remove the error code, you need to:

  • Start by checking that the water tap/faucet is open all the way.
  • Next, check the water supply hose isn’t damaged in any way. If so, realign the hose or replace it if required.
  • If the hose is fine, turn the water off and then remove the hose. Clean the filter at the end of the hose and then reattach it.
  • Check if the error code has gone—you may need to reset your washer by turning it off and on.

LG washer dryer combo error code AE 

What it means:

The AE code indicates your LG washer-dryer combo leaks. 

How to fix it:

To fix the underlying cause of the error code, you need to:

  • Switch the power off.
  • Switch the water supply off.
  • Check all the water connection points/valves for any signs of leaks. If you find any leaks, tighten all connection points, and then turn your washer back on to check if the error code has gone.
  • If the error code is still showing and/or you don’t find any obvious leaks, you will need to get a technician to come and inspect your appliance.

LG washer dryer combo error code OE

What it means:

The error code OE indicates that there is a problem with your water drain.

How to fix it:

To solve the underlying problem that is causing this error code, you need to:

  • Start by checking the drain hose to make sure it isn’t damaged or kinked. If so, repair or replace it.
  • Next, disconnect the drain hose and check it isn’t blocked. If so, unblock the hose and reattach it.
  • Reset your washer by turning it off and on and then check if the error code has gone. If not, you will need to get a technician to come and inspect your appliance.

LG washer dryer combo error codes dE, dE1, dEz, and dE4 

What it means:

The dE, dE1, dEz, or dE4 error codes indicate a problem with the door on your LG washer-dryer combo.

How to fix it:

To fix the underlying problem causing these error codes, you need to:

  • Open the washer door and check that no laundry items are stuck between the door and the washer drum.
  • Close the door and listen for a clicking noise when it shuts. If you don’t hear a click, the door lock is faulty. If you can hear a click, this indicates the door lock is working correctly so you will need to get a qualified technician to come and inspect your appliance. 
  • If you have a multimeter, you can check the door lock yourself (if it’s an electronic one) and if faulty, replace it. Alternatively, you will need to get a qualified technician to come and replace it.

LG washer dryer combo error code dHE

What it means:

The dHE error code indicates the dryer function isn’t working correctly or at all.

How to fix it:

To fix the underlying cause of the problem, you need to:

  • Switch the power off to your appliance and pull the plug out of the socket.
  • After 30 seconds plug it back in and switch it on.
  • Check if the error code has gone. If not, you will need to call a qualified technician to come and inspect your appliance.

LG washer dryer combo error code TE

What it means:

The error code TE on your LG washer-dryer combo indicates a control issue. 

How to fix it:

To fix this error code, you need to:

  • Switch the power off to your appliance and pull the plug out of the socket.
  • After 30 seconds, plug it back in and switch it on.
  • Check if the error code has gone. If not, you will need to turn the water supply and power off and call a qualified technician to come and inspect your appliance.

LG washer dryer combo error code UE

What it means:

The UE error code indicates that your load of laundry is unbalanced.

How to fix it:

Here’s how to fix the underlying problem:

  • Open your washer door.
  • Rearrange the load to make it more balanced. If you have heavy items in it like towels, remove some of the load.
  • Shut the door and check if the error code has gone. If not, reset your washer by turning it off and on to see if that removes the error code.

LG washer dryer combo error code CL

What it means:

The error code CL means the child lock is on. 

How to fix it:

To remove the code, disable the child lock by pressing down the child lock button until the code goes away.

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