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Heater not working in cycle. No Error Code present

The heater for th edry cycle has seemed to stop working for LG Model LDS5811. Any easy fix or known cause?

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  • Abdulpatel Feb 15, 2009

    Utensill do not dry. Heater nopt working



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The LG 5811 dishwasher would display the error "tE" if the thermistor has failed. Not seeing an error could mean that the controller card (PCB) has failed. Hard to tell if the heating element has failed or wiring has shorted.
To look a little further, you can see (but not remove) the heating element by removing the filter in the sump area beneath the bottom rack. Disconnect dishwasher from power first and inspect for obvious failure of element.
Gaining access to the heating element is very complicated on the LG units. You have to drop the entire sump unit after turning the dishwasher over on its top.
Recommend a service call.

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