LG Dryer Error Codes: What They Mean and How to Fix Them

If you own an LG dryer, then you may have encountered one of the many error codes that this machine can produce. These codes are designed to help you troubleshoot and fix any problems that may be occurring with your dryer. In this blog post, we will discuss what each of these codes mean, and how to go about fixing them!

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How do I find the error code on my LG dryer?

To find the error code on your LG dryer, you will need to locate the control panel. This is usually located on the front of the machine. Once you have found it, look for a series of buttons that are labeled with various functions. One of these buttons will be labeled “ERROR”. Press this button, and the machine will display an error message on screen.

How do I clear the error code from my LG dryer?

If you have found that there is a problem with your machine, you will need to clear it before continuing to use it. This can be done by pressing and holding down one of the buttons labeled “CLEAR”.

What do the error codes on my LG dryer mean?

Now that you know how to find and clear the error code from your machine, we will discuss what each of these codes means.

LG Dryer Flow Sense warning

The “Flow Sense” warning is displayed when the dryer senses that there is a problem with the airflow. This may be caused by a blocked vent, or an object blocking the machine’s exhaust.

How does LG flow sense work?

LG flow sense is a technology that is used to monitor the airflow in the dryer. If it senses any problems with the airflow, it will display the “Flow Sense” warning on screen.

How do you check the flow sensor on an LG dryer?

To check the flow sensor, you will need to locate it. The flow sensor is located on the back of your machine near where the exhaust vent connects. To access this area, you may need to remove screws or panels from your dryer.

Once you have found and removed all obstructions surrounding it, unplug your dryer from its power outlet, and reattach the vent. Plug your dryer back in, and try running a load of laundry. If the error code persists, you will need to call a technician for assistance.

How do I fix the flow sense on my LG dryer?

If your LG dryer is displaying an error code, it’s important to know what it means and how to fix it. In this article, we’ll explain the most common LG dryer error codes and show you how to troubleshoot them.

LG Dryer Error Code = D80

What does D80 mean on LG dryer?

The LG Dryer D80 error code means that the dryer has detected a problem with its thermostat. This message will usually appear when you have selected a higher temperature setting than what is recommended by your manufacturer.

The most common cause of this issue is an improperly calibrated thermostat, but it can also be caused by other problems such as clogged air filters or even faulty wiring.

How to fix D80 on the LG dryer?

If you are experiencing this issue, the first thing that you should do is to check your thermostat for any signs of damage. If nothing appears wrong with it, then try cleaning out any debris from around its internal components before replacing them altogether.

You should also inspect all wiring leading to and from your machine as well as each individual part of the thermostat. If you are still unable to fix the problem, then you may need to replace the entire thermostat.

LG Dryer Error Code = D90

What does D90 mean on LG dryer?

It means that the dryer has detected a problem with the heating element. It could be anything from a broken heater relay to a bad thermal fuse. Your dryer will not start until this error code is cleared or fixed.

How to fix D90 on the LG dryer?

To fix D90, press and hold Start button for five seconds. If the code does not clear, unplug the dryer for 30 minutes and then plug it back in. You may need to replace a part if this error occurs again after performing these steps.

LG Dryer Error Code = D95

What does D95 mean on LG dryer?

If you are getting a D95 error code on your LG dryer, it means that the appliance has detected a heating issue. The most common cause of this error is when the thermal limiter blows in response to an overheating motor or control board. In addition, if you get this error code and there is no drum rotation then the motor is likely seized.

What can you do to fix it?

There are a few things that you can try if you are experiencing this error code on your LG dryer. First, check the motor and see if it is spinning freely. If it is not, then you will need to replace the motor. Secondly, make sure the thermal limiter is not blown. If it is, you will need to replace it.

LG Dryer Error Code = nP

What does nP mean on LG dryer?

When the “nP” error code is displayed, this means that there is a problem with the dryer’s door latch. The door will not close unless something is obstructing it (such as clothing or lint). This can also mean that there may be something wrong with the wiring on your LG dryer.

What can you do to fix it?

To fix this error code, you will need to unplug your LG dryer and check the door latch for any obstructions. If there are no obstructions, then you may need to replace the wiring on your LG dryer.

LG Dryer Error Code = CL (Child Lock)

What does CL mean on LG dryer?

When this code appears, the display panel on your LG dryer will be locked or disabled. This is a safety feature designed to prevent children from operating the machine without supervision.

To unlock it and continue operating, press and hold the Start/Pause button for five seconds or longer till you hear two successive beeps indicating that Child Lock has been disabled.

LG Dryer Error Code = gAS

What does gAS mean on LG dryer?

This error code means that there is a gas leak. Shut off the dryer and call a technician to fix the problem. Do not try to fix it yourself.

LG Dryer Error Code = PS

What does PS mean on LG dryer?

PS on your LG dryer means that the unit is in Power Save mode. This can happen if you select a drying cycle other than Wrinkle Care and let the door stay open for more than three minutes.

To exit from this function, press Start/Pause to restart the cycle or turn off the power at the circuit breaker panel and turn it back on again.

LG Dryer Error Code = dE

What does dE mean on LG dryer?

A dE error code indicates that the door is open or ajar when your LG dryer should be in operation. When this happens, press Pause/Cancel to stop the cycle and close the door tightly.

If the error code persists, check if there are any objects blocking the door from closing properly such as clothes and then restart the cycle.

LG Dryer Error Code = tE

The tE error code means that the dryer is not heating up. Some of the possible causes for this error include:

• A faulty thermostat or thermal cutoff fuse.

• Blocked vent hose or vents.

• Defective gas valve coils, igniter, flame sensor, high limit thermostat.

• Wiring failure or electronic control board issue.

LG Dryer Error Code = tE1

What does tE1 mean on the LG dryer?

Possible causes: The dryer does not sense a heater element connection within the required time.

How to fix it?

Test the thermostat and heating element. If they are working OK, then check wiring connections between the main electronic control board and heater relay.

LG Dryer Error Code = tE2

What does tE2 mean on LG dryer?

This code indicates that the dryer has detected a temperature issue. The most likely causes are a clogged lint filter or an incorrect thermostat setting.

How to fix it?

If the problem is with the lint filter, clean it and try again. If that doesn’t solve the issue, adjust the thermostat setting to a higher temperature. If neither of these solutions work, call for service.

LG Dryer Error Code = tE3

What does tE3 mean on LG dryer? 

This code indicates that the dryer has detected a humidity issue. The most likely causes are an incorrectly ventilated room or incorrect moisture settings.

How to fix it?

If the problem is with ventilation, make sure the room is well-ventilated and try again. If that doesn’t solve the issue, adjust the moisture settings to a lower humidity. If neither of these solutions work, call for service.

LG Dryer Error Code = E13

What does E13 mean on LG dryer?  

This code indicates that the dryer has detected a power issue. The most likely causes are a tripped circuit breaker or an overloaded outlet.

How to fix it?

If the problem is with the circuit breaker, reset it and try again. If that doesn’t solve the issue, unplug the dryer and plug it into a different outlet. If neither of these solutions work, call for service.

LG Dryer Error Code = FO (Filter Out)

What does FO (Filter Out) mean on LG dryer?   

This code indicates that the dryer has detected a filter issue. The most likely cause is an incorrectly installed or improperly attached lint filter.

How to fix it?

If the problem is with incorrect installation, reinstall the lint filter and try again. If that doesn’t solve the issue, check if it’s properly attached. If it is, call for service.

LG Dryer Error Code = HS (Humidity Sensor)

What does HS mean on LG dryer?  

This code indicates that the dryer has detected a humidity sensor issue. The most likely causes are an incorrectly installed or improperly attached moisture sensor.

How to fix it?

If the problem is with incorrect installation, reinstall the moisture sensor and try again. If that doesn’t solve the issue, check if it’s properly attached. If it is, call for service.

LG Dryer Error Code = PF

What does PF mean on LG dryer?  

This code indicates that the dryer has detected a power failure. The most likely causes are a tripped circuit breaker or an overloaded outlet.

How to fix it?

The first thing to do is to check the outlet or wall receptacle.  If it’s an overloaded socket, that could have been caused by a number of things such as another appliance simultaneously drawing too much power, a faulty cord on your dryer, or even a faulty wall receptacle itself.  

If all else appears to be normal, unplug your dryer for five minutes and then plug it back in. If the code reappears, you will need to call an appliance technician.

LG Dryer Error Code “ADD”

What does “ADD” (Add Water) mean on LG dryer? 

This code means that the dryer has detected a low level of water.  The most likely cause is an issue with the hose or valve connected to your home’s water supply. 

How to fix it? 

First, check all connections running from your dryer and make sure they are properly attached. If this doesn’t fix the problem, check your water supply for pressure.  If this is low or nonexistent, you will need to call a plumber to repair your main water line.

LG dryer says “CHECK FILTER”

What does “check filter” mean on LG dryer?

This code means that the dryer has detected a build-up of lint in the exhaust vent or air intake.

How to fix it? 

To clear this error, you will need to clean out your dryer’s exhaust vent and air intake. You can do this either by hand or with a vacuum cleaner. Be sure to remove any lint you find, as it can easily start a fire if left unchecked.

If the code reappears after cleaning out the vent and intake, you may need to replace your dryer’s filter. LG recommends changing the filter every six months.

LG dryer says “Wrinkle Care”

What does “Wrinkle Care” mean on LG dryer?

This code means that the dryer has detected a build-up of wrinkles in the clothes.

How to fix it? 

The first thing you should do is check your load size. Make sure you are not trying to dry too many items at once.

If that’s not the issue, make sure your clothes are evenly distributed in the dryer. If they are bunched up together, that can cause wrinkles to form.

Finally, if you have already tried both of those things and the code still appears, you may need to replace your dryer’s Wrinkle Care sensor. LG recommends doing this every two years.

The Cooling/Drying light blinks when the drying cycle ends. The dryer will also beep if it is set to do so in the Options menu. This is not an error code and there should be no additional action required by you.

How do I reset my LG dryer control panel?

To reset the LG dryers control panel, perform the following steps:

Unplug the dryer. Press and hold “start/pause” for five seconds. Plug in your machine again. Wait two minutes to allow it to power up completely. If the error code comes back right away, you may need service on your appliance.

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Conclusion

LG dryers are some of the most popular on the market. They come with a variety of features, and like all appliances, they sometimes experience problems. In this blog post, we will go over the most common LG dryer error codes and what you can do to fix them. We hope that this information will help you troubleshoot any issues you may be experiencing with your LG dryer.