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LG high-efficiency top loader, unknown exact age, but probably 7+ years (came with the house we bought 5 years ago). Last night we started a load before going to bed. This morning it was still sitting, dry, with "Load sensing" illuminated on the front panel, but not doing anything. All controls were dead. I unplugged it (hard reset), plugged it back in, and the control panel does not come on. I hear a relay click when I press the power button, but the board appears to be completely dead.

So the question now becomes one of repair or replace. What's the likelihood that a diagnosis, replacement board/electronics, and second appointment to install is significantly cheaper than getting a new one? I suspect we'd be looking at $200 worth of labor, and could be $200-300 to replace the circuit board, which has me thinking a replacement may be a smarter long term option. Am I nuts?
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