Question about Hobart 24 in. LXIH-3 Built-in Dishwasher

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Hobart lx-g HI there, I have a weird problem with my dishwasher... when I press the off buttom, instead of staying off... it restarts by itself. Also, when it starts filling up, water overflows from the machine ( when it filling up the temperature rises alot more then usual it reaches 190f) and then i turn off the machine to stop the flooding... can you help?

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  • minask Oct 08, 2008

    I've reset it by the circuit board today.... it would stay on "fill" but i couldnt hear the machine filling up, I left it for a bit (without watching it) and it started overflowing... flashing E4...any advice? I just picked up this machine a month ago...

  • minask Oct 14, 2008

    ok.. i killed the power from the main switch....and repowered it. The unit restarted, I also disconnected the drain tube to see if the water actually empty's (it does)... When the machine power up... it says FILL and takes forever to fill up as well but it never goes on WASH mode, always stays on fill....so eventually the water comes out from the bottom of the door... any ideas?

    Hope this helps....

  • minask Oct 15, 2008

    I tried it... (but which probes are you talking about to clean....) the temperatre does rise eventually but it never goes in the WASH mode... what Ive noticed is when it says fill, and it stays there ...the water starts to leak from the bottom of the door....someone told me about the water float... where is that situated... or do you think my main board has gone bananas because as I mentioned earlier when i press the off buttom it restarts instead of turning off....

    By the way thanks in advance!!!

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The problem with the machine restarting is with your keypad, the on button is stuck on and needs to be replaced or you can continue unplugging it. Your other problems are most likely caused by lime build up, is the inside of your machine white. I suggest you buy lime away or similar product and run a delime cycle. When the machine displays 190 is it really 190? Do you see steam?

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If you kill the power to the dishwasher from your circuit breaker then turn the breaker back on then turn the dishwasher on does it work ok?If not i would suspect the control board is acting up or is wet.

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    anthony james Oct 14, 2008

    It takes 8 minutes or less for the booster heater to hit 180 degrees then starts the 2nd fill cycle,once this happens the water hits the 2 probes in the wash tank (they sit in the back of the tank to the right),when the water hits the upper probe the fill shuts off and a wash cycle begins.Get some sandpaper and clean these probes really good.This may be your issue,let me know.

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