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UE Error Code - Top Load Washer

Troubleshooting Laundry Accessories Last Updated 08/20/2015

The uE or UE code indicates the unit has an unbalanced load. The unit will attempt to re-balance the load and flash uE in the process. If it’s unsuccessful after three attempts, it will switch to the UE code. At this point, the unit needs assistance to correct the unbalanced load. Here are some of the possible causes:


  1. To determine if the tub is in the correct position, open the lid and look inside.

  2. Check the plastic guard to see if it is exposed more on one side than another.


    Tub Position

  3. If so, raise the side to which the tub is leaning.

  • To raise the unit, turn the foot clockwise:
  • To lower, turn the foot counterclockwise:

Washer Leveling
  1. Small Loads
    • Add a few items to distribute the weight
    • Reduce Spin Speed to Low or No Spin on Small Loads

  2. Mixed Fabric Loads
    • Wash similar fabric types together, such as: Jeans with Jeans / Towels with Towels

  3. Type of Load
    • Use Bulky/Large Cycle for such items as: Rugs, Comforters, Sheets, Blankets, Pillows
    • Reduce Spin Speed to Low or No Spin
    • Manually redistribute the load

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