LG Washing Machine Stuck [How To Fix]

Is your LG washing machine stuck? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this easy-to-follow guide, we’ll be giving you detailed steps on how to handle this situation.

So, without further ado, let’s get right to it…

LG Washing Machine Stuck Door — Solution

Here’s how to fix your LG washing machine stuck door…

Step 1. Turn off your washing machine’s power and water supply to avoid electrocution and water leakage.

Step 2. Get some fishing line or any other durable wire.

Step 4. Run the wire around the door.

Step 5. Pull the two ends towards of the wire firmly your left away from the door lock. This will force the door latch open.

Step 6. Once the door is open, you’ll need to order a new door lock assembly to ensure that this doesn’t happen again.

Step 7. Wedge a flat-blade screwdriver under the retaining wire around the door opening and work your way around until the entire wire comes off.

Step 8. Peel the door seal back and push it into the washer’s drum.

Step 9. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the two screws holding the door lock assembly to the washing machine.

Step 10. Reach inside the washer and detach the electrical connector of the door lock assembly.

Step 11. Pull the door lock assembly out of the washing machine.

Step 12. Get your new door lock out of its pack.

Step 13. Install the new door lock in your washing machine and secure it by applying the two screws.

Step 14. Connect the wire connector of the new door lock to the washing machine.

Step 15. Fit the door seal back around the door opening of your washing machine.

Step 16. Fit the retaining band around the door seal (you’ll need a flat-blade screwdriver to do this).

Step 17. Open and close the washer’s door a few times to ensure that everything is working properly.

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LG Washing Machine Stuck On Rinse Cycle — Fixed

If your LG washing machine is stuck on a rinse cycle, it indicates that the machine is not draining. Here are some things to check in order to fix this issue…

1.Clogged Drain Filter

Here’s how to clean a clogged drain filter on an LG washing machine…

Step 1. Turn off your washing machine’s water and power supply in order to avoid water leakage and electrocution.

Step 2. Flip open the filter cover at the lower front of your washing machine.

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Step 3. Pull out the capped hose under the panel a few inches.

Step 4. Place a container under the hose.

Step 5. Pull the hose’s cap off and drain out any water that may be stuck in your washing machine’s drum.

Step 6. Once all the water has drained out, put the hose’s cap back on and push the hose back in place.

Step 7. Turn the knob beside the hose counterclockwise and pull it out of the washing machine (this is the drain pump filter).

Step 8. Take the filter to a sink and clean out any lint or debris that may have accumulated in it.

Step 9. Rinse the filter thoroughly and put it back in place (turn it clockwise to secure).

Step 10. Flip the filter housing cover back up.

Step 11. Turn on your washing machine’s water and power supply.

Step 12. Run a wash cycle to see if the issue has been resolved.

If cleaning your washing machine’s drain filter didn’t fix the problem, you’ll need to replace the drain pump.

2.Defective Drain Pump

Here’s how to replace a defective drain pump in an LG washing machine…

How To Replace LG Washing Machine Drain Pump Top Loaders

Do the following to replace a defective drain pump in your LG top loader washing machine…

Step 1. Turn off your washing machine’s water and power supply in order to avoid water leakage or electrocution.

Step 2. Go to the back of your washing machine.

Step 3. Using a Philips screwdriver, take out the screws holding the rear panel of your washing machine.

Step 4. Release the retaining clamp on each hose connected to the drain pump and slide clamps out of place.

Step 5. Disconnect each hose from the drain pump.

Step 6. Using a 10mm socket wrench, remove the bolts securing the drain pump to the base of your washing machine.

Step 7. Detach the drain pump electrical connector on the base of the washing machine.

Step 8. Pull the wire sleeve from the tabs on the base of the washing machine.

Step 9. Untwist the retaining wire holding the bundle of wire connectors to the frame of your washing machine.

Step 10. To fully release the drain pump from the washer, disconnect the two wire pump wire connectors in the wire bundle.

Step 11. Get your new washing machine drain pump out of its pack.

Step 12. Install the new drain pump in your washing machine and secure it by applying the 10mm bolts on the base.

Step 13. Connect the two wire connectors of the new drain pump to the wire bundle

Step 14. Secure the bundle of electrical connectors to the washer’s frame using the retaining wire.

Step 15. Secure the wire sleeve in the tabs on the base of the washing machine.

Step 16. Connect the main wire connector to the drain pump.

Step 17. Connect the two hoses to the new drain pump.

Step 18. Secure the hoses to the pump by sliding the retaining clamps in place.

Step 19. Put the rear panel of the washing machine back on and secure it by applying the screws at the back.

Step 20. Turn on your washing machine’s water and power supply.

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Step 21. Run a wash cycle to see if the issue has been resolved.

How To Replace LG Washing Machine Drain Pump — Front Loaders

Do the following to replace the drain pump on your LG front loader washing machine…

Step 1. Turn off your washing machine’s water and power supply in order to avoid water leakage and electrocution.

Step 2. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the two screws at the back of your washing machine securing the top panel.

Step 3. Slide the panel back about an inch or so and lift it off the washing machine.

Step 4. Pull the soap dispenser out press the blue tab in the middle to take it out completely.

Step 5. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the screws on each side of the detergent drawer housing.

Step 6. Using a flat-blade screwdriver, release the tabs at the back of the washing machine’s user control panel.

Step 7. Pull the panel off the washer and lay it on top of the machine.

Step 8. Flip open the filter cover at the lower front of your washing machine.

Step 9. Pull out the emergency drain hose and take out the screw beside it using a Philips screwdriver.

Step 10. Pull the lower front panel off the washing machine.

Step 11. Open the door of your washing machine.

Step 12. Wedge a flat-blade screwdriver under the retaining wire around the door seal and work your way around until the entire thing comes off.

Step 13. Push the door seal into the washing machine’s drum.

Step 14. Reach in behind the door lock and disconnect the electrical connector.

Step 15. Close the door of your washing machine.

Step 16. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the five screws holding the main front of the washing machine (two at the top and three at the bottom).

Step 17. Pull the main front up and out of the washing machine.

Step 18. Using your Philips screwdriver, remove the three screws around the drain filter knob.

Step 19. Take a picture of the orientation of the drain pump before disconnecting anything.

Step 20. Disconnect the electrical connector attached to the drain pump.

Step 21. Using a pair of pliers, press the clamps on the hoses connected to the drain pump and slide them out of place.

Step 22. Disconnect each hose from the drain pump.

Step 23. Pull the drain pump assembly out of the washing machine.

Step 24. Get your new drain pump out of its pack.

Step 25. Install your new drain pump in the washing machine and connect the electrical connector to it.

Step 26. Connect each hose to its appropriate port on the new drain pump, using the pictures you took as reference.

Step 27. Secure the hoses to the drain pump by sliding the retaining clamps in place.

Step 28. Pass the emergency drain hose of the new drain pump through the opening on the washing machine.

Step 29. Apply the three screws around the drain filter knob.

Step 30. Put the main front of the washing machine back on and secure it by applying the five screws (two at the top and three at the bottom).

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Step 31. Open the door of your washing machine.

Step 32. Reach inside the washer and reconnect the door lock’s wire connector.

Step 33. Fit the door seal back around the door opening.

Step 34. Fit the retaining band back around the door seal using a flat-blade screwdriver.

Step 35. Close the door of your washing machine.

Step 36. Put the lower front panel of your washing machine back in place and secure it by applying the screw beside the emergency drain hose.

Step 37. Flip the filter housing cover back up.

Step 38. Snap the user control board back in place and secure it by applying the screws beside the detergent drawer housing.

Step 39. Put the detergent drawer back into the washing machine.

Step 40. Put the top panel of the washing machine back on and secure it by applying the screws at the back.

Step 41. Turn on your washing machine’s water and power supply.

Step 42. Try running a wash cycle to see if the issue has been resolved.

LG Washing Machine Stuck On Spin Cycle — Fixed

Do the following if your LG washing machine is stuck on the spin cycle…

Step 1. Turn off your washing machine’s power and water supply in order to avoid water leakage or electrocution.

Step 2. Open the door of your washing machine and inspect the quantity of clothes in the drum. If the washer is overloaded, the load will be unbalanced. As a result, the washer will be stuck on the spin cycle.

Step 3. Close the door of your washing machine and inspect the surface on which the machine is sitting on. Ensure that your washer sits on a firm, even surface in order to avoid an unbalanced load.

Step 4. Inspect the feet of your washing machine to ensure that they are at the same level. Adjust the legs as needed with the provided spanner in your installation kit.

Step 5. Turn on your washing machine’s water and power supply.

Step 6. Run a wash cycle to ensure that the issue has been resolved.

LG Washing Machine Something Stuck Between Drum — How To Fix

Here’s what to do if an item is stuck between the inner drum and outer drum of your LG washing machine…

Step 1. Turn off your washing machine’s water and power supply in order to avoid water leakage or electrocution.

Step 2. Open the door of your washing machine.

Step 3. Using your hand, slowly turn the drum to see where the stuck item is.

Step 4. Tilt the washing machine forward a bit to move the stuck item to the door opening.

Step 5. While someone else helps you support the washing machine, wedge a flat-blade screwdriver between the inner drum and the outer drum.

Step 6. Using a pair of pliers, try picking out the stuck item (a coin for example). This might be a bit tricky, so you might need to try repeatedly a few times before you get the coin.

Step 7. Once you’ve pulled the coin out, remove the screwdriver from the washing machine’s drum.

Step 8. If you notice that the outer drum is warped a bit from wedging the screwdriver in, knock it back into shape using a wooden mallet.

Step 9. Close the door of your washing machine.

Step 10. Turn on your washing machine’s water and power supply.

Step 11. Run a wash cycle to ensure that everything is working properly.

LG Washing Machine Stuck On Child Lock — Solved

To turn off the Child Lock feature on your LG washing machine, press the Rinse and Spin buttons simultaneously and hold for three seconds. The Child Lock indicator will then turn off.