Let’s face it, laundry is a constant battle. You can do everything right and still have issues frequently with your LG washer. If you are having trouble draining your LG washer, you aren’t alone — this is one of the most common problems we see in our customers who own LG laundry appliances.
There are several different reasons why your LG washer might not be draining properly. We will show you how to troubleshoot and fix this annoying problem so that you don’t have to deal with this issue again anytime soon. If the water isn’t draining from your LG Washer, there could be a few different reasons for this problem. Let’s review them now and see if any of these apply to you!
LG Washer Doesn’t Drain Right Away
The most common reason that a LG washer doesn’t drain right away is because of a clog. You might have a clog inside the rubber hose that connects from the washer to the drain, or it might be clogged inside the drain itself. If you have a clog in your hose, you will want to check out our next section about how to unclog a LG washer hose. If you have a clog inside your drain, you will want to follow our next section about how to remove a clog from your LG washer drain. If your LG washer doesn’t drain right away, you could also have a problem with your water level. If your washer isn’t filling up with water, it won’t be able to drain. You might have a water level issue if you are washing a small load and it fills with water, but drains as soon as the wash cycle starts. If you have a water level issue, you will want to check out our next section about how to fix a low water level in an LG washer.
LG Washer Drains Slowly Or Takes Longer Than Normal to Drain
If your LG washer is draining slowly or taking longer than normal to drain, there are a few different things you should check first. First, you will want to make sure that you have the correct water level selected. If your water level is set to high, the water will fill up to the wrong level and then try to drain too quickly. If you have a high water level selected, you will want to check out our next section about how to fix a low water level in an LG washer. Secondly, you should check the condition of your rubber hose. You will want to make sure that the hose isn’t cracked or split open. If you have a leak in your rubber hose, you will want to take care of this problem as quickly as possible. If you allow too much water to leak out, it can cause damage to your flooring and your basement. You also don’t want to risk an electrical shock.
LG Washer Doesn’t Drain at All
If your LG washer doesn’t drain at all, you have a serious problem that must be fixed right away. Allowing water to sit in your washer for too long can cause major damage to your machine. It can rust out the inside and cause other parts to break. If your washer isn’t draining at all, you have a clog inside your drain. If the clog is inside the hose, you will want to check out our section about how to unclog a LG washer hose. If the clog is inside the drain itself, you will want to follow our section about how to remove a clog from your LG washer drain.
Once you’ve figured out the problem that is causing your LG washer not to drain properly, you can take the appropriate steps to repair the problem. If you have a clog inside your hose, you can use a shop vac to suck out the clog. If you have a clog inside your drain, you will want to get a plumbing snake to remove the clog. If you follow the advice in this article, you should be able to figure out why your LG washer isn’t draining properly and get it fixed as quickly as possible. Don’t let a small problem turn into a big one by ignoring it!