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IE input error on LG dishwasher Model LDF6810ST

Brand new dishwasher. 3 out of the 4 times we have run it, we get the water inlet trouble error- but the cycle does not stop and you can hear water flowing. So far the solution has been- stop the cycle, jiggle the hoses, and after 2 or three times, it works. Cannot see any kinks.

Anyway to fix it so we do not get the error at all?

I have read about checking the float- where is that?

Any advice will be appreciated, thanks, Chris

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Chris;
The float you speak of is located behind the left side panel. (be careful if you remove the panel, the back edge is real sharp,.... I left a pint of blood at one house !) Water enters the dishwasher fill assembly and turns a paddle wheel, which allows the control to count the revolutions, determining the amount of water filling into the dishwasher. The float is inside a chamber in front of (and attached to) that water guide and it has two micro switches at the top of the float chamber. If I recall correctly, the float is only for overfill protection, as the paddle wheel determines water amount. You should check the screen at the water valve to make sure nothing is obstructing inlet valve water flow. Also, make sure you are not using a "flood safe" inlet hose, which are designed to shut off water if a hose breaks (but can cause water supply issues). You may have a bad control board or wiring connection. On a new unit I would suggest calling for warranty service.
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Thanks, Carl.

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