Question about LG 24 in. LDF 7811 Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher
I have an LG dishwasher about 2 yrs old.
lately it hasn't been cleaning properly so we stopped and washed by hand. I thought I'd give it a go tonight and discovered the water wasn't hot. How I did this is by pausing after it filled and started wash cycle, I opened it and found the water cool. So I am guessing something isn't heating the water. It use to work fine. So ... is it the motor or an element or something? I am completely appliance repair dumb - no idea, but willing to have a go at fixing it.
thanks for any help...
I had the same issue with my LDF7811 about 2 years into its life. I replaced the heating element and that took care of it. Not a terribly difficult job, but it will require removal of the dishwasher and dismantling it from the underneath.
Posted on Dec 18, 2008
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have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained
about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain
to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed
them in minutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also
found that if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess
things up bad... So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out
the heating element to make sure it is working... Here is a tip that
will help you with the online buying...
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A bad heating element causes many problems in dishwashers...
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