Frequently Asked Questions About LG Appliance Repair

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  • Why is my LG refrigerator/freezer/ice maker compressor not working?
  • If you hear your refrigeration unit making loud noise or your unit not cooling at the right temperature, your LG refrigerator, freezer, or ice maker's compressor is not working. Noises are the first sign of malfunction. Better call a technician to check your unit if it has problems.
  • What to do when my LG refrigerator/freezer/ice maker is leaking water?
  • If your LG refrigerator, freezer, or ice maker is leaking water, try checking the waterline and tighten its connections. Break up ice clogging the waterline, and condensation drains to water don't back up. You could also check your fridge if it is leveled properly and replace the water filter often.
  • Why is my LG refrigerator/freezer/ice maker water tray overflowing?
  • Often cause your LG refrigerator, freezer, and ice maker water tray overflow when there's too much water pressure. You could partially close the water valve to reduce the water pressure or install a water pressure regulator to automatically decrease water pressure.
  • Why is my LG refrigerator/freezer/ice maker making noise?
  • Common causes why your LG refrigerator, freezer, or ice maker is making noise is when your ice maker doesn't have a water supply connected to it. When you turn on the ice maker, the unit will vibrate for a few seconds indicating that it needs water.
  • How do I avoid LG refrigerator/freezer/ice maker frost buildup?
  • The most common issue on why your LG refrigerator, freezer, or ice maker has frost buildup is when the humidity goes inside your unit, which will freeze the air. Try checking your gasket and hinges to make sure that your fridge door closes shut. Also, keep your doors closed to avoid moisture from coming in.
  • What to do when my LG wine cooler wine cooler is not cooling?
  • If your LG wine cooler is not cooling, it may be due to a faulty evaporator. It may be a result of ice buildup. This element also has a fan, which may become dirty or blocked. To fix the problem, clean up any debris around the fan or component itself.
  • How to know if my LG wine cooler compressor is not working?
  • The best way to tell if your LG wine cooler compressor is not working is to pull the fridge slightly out from the wall and listen closely. If the motor is running with a slight humming sound, but the temperature is above its normal range, then it's likely there could be a problem with the compressor.
  • Why is my LG wine cooler making noise?
  • The usual culprit when your LG wine cooler making noise is the fan. The fans may produce unpleasant noises if they are not aligned properly. If the condenser fan is also dirty or not functioning well, it could generate a loud humming sound as it tries to spin.
  • How to fix LG wine cooler door hinge issues?
  • If you have LG wine cooler door hinge issues, you can fix them yourself. To realign the wine cooler door, pry off the hinge cap and loosen the hinge screws. Then align the door with the top of the refrigerator. Adjust only the top hinge to straighten an upper door. 
  • What to do when my LG wine cooler condenser coils need cleaning?
  • When your LG wine cooler condenser coils need cleaning, your unit might have issues cooling your products. Unplug your refrigerator and locate the coils. Vacuum the coils to remove the large bits, then clean them off with a flexible brush. Vacuum one more time for complete, dust-free coils.
  • Why is my LG oven heating element not working?
  • The most common cause for an LG oven heating element not working is a bad igniter. The igniter draws in electricity or gas to heat your oven. If the igniter weakens or otherwise fails, the gas won't ignite, and your oven won't heat.
  • How to fix my LG oven electrical wiring issues?
  • Handling electricity can be dangerous, especially with a cooking appliance like an oven. If you have LG oven electrical wiring issues, be sure to have a certified technician look at them. Whether you have frayed wire or burnt connections, a technician is your best bet to fix your unit safely.
  • Why does my LG oven smells gas when turned on?
  • It is normal for the LG oven to smell gas when turned on. It is caused by a small amount of gas that is released before it is ignited. The smell should go away after a few minutes. If the smell still goes on, get a technician to avoid any accidents.
  • What to do with my LG oven knob problems?
  • Most commonly, knobs on your oven need to be replaced when the actual wear and tear are seen on them. It is a common issue with the plastic knobs, as years and years of cleaning. The only real solution for LG oven knob problems is to replace them.
  • Why does my LG oven self-cleaning feature won't work?
  • If your LG oven self-cleaning feature doesn't work, you will want to check that all parts with the potential to be damaged by high heat. The wires and the thermal fuse are the most at risk, but the residual heat can damage even items such as the control board and thermostats of your oven.
  • Why does my LG washer won't work?
  • To know why your LG washer won't work. First, make sure the power is on and that the machine is plugged in. You should check the outlet to make sure it's working. Then, check if a fuse is blown or a circuit breaker is flipped. If it still doesn't work, contact a technician to check it for component damages.
  • Why does my LG washer vibrates or shakes excessively?
  • Your washing machine needs to stand level and balanced on its feet to function properly. An unbalanced LG washer vibrates or shakes excessively during operation. Try rocking the appliance from side to side or back and forth. If it's rocking a lot, your flooring or appliance's feet may be uneven.
  • What causes the LG washer to leak water?
  • LG washer leaking water is commonly caused by a damaged water pump or hoses attached to the pump. Usually, you will notice lots of growling or moving from the machine during a wash cycle if the pump is faulty. You can recognize the water pump by the two large hoses connected to it.
  • Why does my LG washer won't drain?
  • If your LG washer doesn't drain, your washer may have a clogged drain hose or damage the pump. A broken lid switch or belt could also be the cause. It may even be something as simple as the hose being jammed by a piece of cloth blocking the water.
  • Why does my LG washer fills slowly or won't fill at all?
  • If your LG washer fills slowly or won't fill at all, check the water pressure to determine that it is sufficient. If the water pressure is enough, try replacing the screens inside the water inlet valve. If the washer still fills slowly, replace the water inlet valve.
  • Why does my LG washer won't spin?
  • As a safety feature, LG washers won't spin if the lid switch is not activated; ensure the lid is properly closed and, if it is and the spin cycle is still not activated, you may need to replace the lid switch. Reach out to a technician to check if your unit is damaged.
  • What to do when my LG dryer does not start?
  • Common issues why your LG dryer does not start include a faulty door switch or start switch and control problems such as a broken dryer timer or faulty control board. If the drum light doesn't turn off, a failed door switch is the likely reason the dryer won't start. 
  • Why does my LG dryer starts, but the drum does not start?
  • If the LG dryer starts but the drum does not start, the dryer might have a worn drum bearing or dryer belt. To test the bearing, remove the belt and try to turn the drum with your hand. If the drum doesn't turn, the bearing needs to be replaced.
  • What causes my LG dryer that won't heat?
  • When your LG dryer doesn't heat, the reason could be a tripped circuit breaker, a clogged vent, and no gas flow. Other potential reasons include a faulty thermal fuse and a broken heating element. If you gather your tools and follow this guide, you may solve basic dryer heating problems.
  • Does the LG dryer make a lot of noise?
  • If your LG dryer makes a lot of noise, then it means the problem is associated with a fast-moving part. Drum rollers and idler pulley wheels are both associated with these noises often. A little lubrication is all you need to quiet your machine.
  • Why does my LG dryer power starts but then cut out?
  • If the LG dryer the power starts but then cuts out before the load is dry, a clogged exhaust vent may have caused the dryer to overheat and trip the thermal fuse. A bad drive motor failed timer or faulty electronic control board can also stop the dryer before the cycle ends.

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