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Water leaking from dishwasher lg model lds5811ww

A lot of water leaks from the dishwasher during the wash cycle. i disconnected the drain line and the water flows freely during wash cycle when there are no dishes or liquid soap(cascade), could the filter be cloged if so where is it and is it easy to clean out

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  • ant5700 Feb 11, 2009

    thank you jgwhomeequip. the main drain works like a champ so i know that is not the problem ,,,, i will check out the pump on the drain cycle and see if it is working properly thanks again ant5700

  • ant5700 Feb 11, 2009

    how hard is it to change a pump for my model dishwasher is it something i can do , or should i get a repairman,,, thanks ant5700

  • ant5700 Feb 11, 2009

    thanks again great information

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The drain line is clean. Have you checked to make sure the the rest of the drain is clear all the way down to the main drain?. Also check the pump to make sure that it is working properly, it might be pumping water in, but it may not be wanting to pump the water out

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    Jeremy Reddick Feb 11, 2009

    You are welcome have a great day

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    Jeremy Reddick Feb 11, 2009

    No, you can do it yourself, there are 2 bolts holding down the pump one on each side, pull it out then put the new one in place, pretty straight forward. Just make sure that the power is disconnected

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    Jeremy Reddick Feb 11, 2009

    You are welcome have a great day take care

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