Question about Dishwashers
LE is a motor problem.. You can find details in the service manual at this website link... http://184.108.40.206/contents/Dishwasher/LDS5811/LDS5811_Service_Manual.pdf
Page 25 discusses that error code and possible solutions
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Posted on Sep 07, 2008
GOD BLESS YOU FOR POSTING THE SERVIUCE MANUAL AND DOING WHAT THE COMPANY WON'T.
Posted on Dec 03, 2008
per instructions in other's posts, I removed door panel, but no wires broken, so called LG and local authorized LG repair and they tell me motor sub-assembly needs replacement, cost $160 for parts, $200 for labor, which is making a new dishwasher look attractive.
Posted on Jul 26, 2008
SOURCE: ERROR CODE "LE " ON LG DISWASHER
You should check for that the pump motor turn freely. You will have to remove the sump cover in the bottom of the dishwasher and manually turn the pump impeller. (note: screw holding the impeller on the motor shaft is a left hand thread) There may be an object there or at the cutting blade a bit lower down that is preventing the motor from turning. Motor should turn easily, smoothly, and quietly. There have been issues with magnets in the motor windings cracking, resulting in hard to turn or noisy motors. Also, models produced with serial numbers 501KW_____ to 702KW_____ may have wiring which has become embedded in the door insulation material, softening the wiring insulation, and causing a short to the motor. The fix for that is to replace the wiring harness and outer door liner with one with a different type of insulation. (not much fun to do)
Posted on Aug 27, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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