Question about LG LDF6810ST Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher
WHEN I HIT START IT GIVES A TE ERROR CODE
You have 1 of 3 problems...the water is to hot over 140 degrees..your thermister went open,,or you have a bad pc board,,(control) onthejob
Posted on Feb 04, 2009
SOURCE: ERROR CODE "TE"
I had the tE error code on my dishwasher LDF7811ST and noticed that with the door half open the error would not appear. I faked the door being closed (pushed in the top latch (can be unlocked by pulling out with a paperclip after the test) after which the washer worked fine: suspected the wiring harness. Removed the stainless steel front and discovered quickly that 1 wire was cut (might have made contact with the door half open), 2 wires to the point where the insulation was gone and the bare conductor exposed (!)and 2 more were about to to be cut completely! I soldered and shrink wrapped the wires and the problem was gone. Made some pictures for evidence and plan to contact LG as this is a fire hazard!
Posted on Jun 04, 2009
SOURCE: LG dishwasher LDF modle 7811st
TE error code means Thermistor Fault or Inlet Water Temp too High.
Check the resistance of the thermistor (located on the bottom of the unit in between 2 orange wires with single spade connectors which is the heating element) and it was good 11.7K ohms at 71 degrees room temp. Take the front door off and trace wiring. There is a white plastic wire loom and approx.6" up check the wiring being melted in the black mastic. The thermistor wiring is red and dark blue.
Generally, some lose or broken wires cause this. Keep us updated.
Posted on Jun 27, 2011
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
The heater circuit has failed if "HE" is displayed. Discontinue use and contact a service technician. The dishwasher requires servicing.
"TE" means the thermistor has failed or the temperature of the water entering the dishwasher is over 194 degrees Fahrenheit. Turn the temperature down on the hot water heater in the home. If the error code reappears, replace the thermistor.
By the sound of this your heating system is malfunctioning and needs service.
If you need more on this let me know, but it is either your temperature sensor or your heating element or control board.
Oct 02, 2011 | LG 24 in. LD-12BW5 Free-standing...
Jun 27, 2011 | LG LDF6810ST Stainless Steel Built-in...
Jun 11, 2011 | LG Dishwashers
Jul 15, 2009 | LG LDF6810ST Stainless Steel Built-in...
Apr 16, 2009 | LG 24 in. LDS 5811 Built-in Dishwasher
Apr 01, 2009 | LG 24 in. LDF7810 Built-in Dishwasher
Jan 25, 2009 | LG 24 in. LDS 5811 Built-in Dishwasher
Dec 23, 2008 | LG 24 in. LDF 7811 Stainless Steel...
Aug 26, 2008 | LG 24 in. LD-12BS6 Stainless Steel...
Jun 30, 2008 | Dishwashers
1,315 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: