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LG LDS5811ST LE problem After about 15 minutes of

LG LDS5811ST LE problem After about 15 minutes of running (after draining cycle and water intake) the dishwasher timer get stuck lets say at 1h57 (for a cycle of 2h17 total) and the motor try several times to start the cycle (turn 1 sec, stop, turn 2 sec, stop turn 3 sec, stop, turn 1 sec, ...). For at least 10 minutes, the timer stays at 1h57 during these steps, and then LE code appears. Wiring trouble ?

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SOURCE: LE ERROR CODE

This new....just call out LG to repair under warenty!!

Posted on Jul 24, 2007

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SOURCE: ERROR CODE "LE " ON LG DISWASHER

You should check for that the pump motor turn freely. You will have to remove the sump cover in the bottom of the dishwasher and manually turn the pump impeller. (note: screw holding the impeller on the motor shaft is a left hand thread) There may be an object there or at the cutting blade a bit lower down that is preventing the motor from turning. Motor should turn easily, smoothly, and quietly. There have been issues with magnets in the motor windings cracking, resulting in hard to turn or noisy motors. Also, models produced with serial numbers 501KW_____ to 702KW_____ may have wiring which has become embedded in the door insulation material, softening the wiring insulation, and causing a short to the motor. The fix for that is to replace the wiring harness and outer door liner with one with a different type of insulation. (not much fun to do)

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Error code LE shown on

Hello JA12345,
Here is a link to the service manual for your dishwasher. Page 25 discusses the error code...
http://136.166.4.200/contents/Dishwasher/LDS5811/LDS5811_Service_Manual.pdf

Hope that helps you resolve your problem..
Regards,
Rick

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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SOURCE: LG Dishwasher making grinding noise then blinking E1 code 10 minutes later

Well done by resolving this problem. The other way to avoid the siphoning problem through the drain hose is adding an air gap valve/connector (available at any hardware store). You can use it even if you don't have a garbage disposal in your kitchen sink. That will assure that you have the proper height of the drain hose.
Hope this helps!

Posted on Mar 30, 2009

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SOURCE: lg - LDS5811ST Dishwasher OE Error Code

hi
The most common cause of an OE error code on a modern LG dishwasher is:
1. Blocked drain hose
2. Obstruction in the sump area (beneath the filter, which needs to be removed to check for onstruction)
3. Failing drain motor. 
else you need to REPLACE THE PCB POWER CONTROL BOARD

Posted on May 06, 2009

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LG Dishwasher LDS5811ST does not drain last rinse out. LE code displayed. Did the shutoff of power. Most say PCB assembly, some asy control board - ?


The LE error or fault code indicates that the washer motor is either overheating or has lost connection to the motor control circuit board. Turn off the machine for 30 minutes to let the motor cool down. Then, restart the washer. If the code comes back immediately the motor is not likely to be at fault and so you should check the wiring from the motor to the motor control board. Also, check the wiring and condition of the rotor position sensor, also called a HALL sensor. If the code doesn't come back on immediately, but returns after the washer has run for a while, the motor stator may be defective

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have to change control board on lds5811st water not draining on last cycle already changed pump

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My clothes were in the washer and when I went down to check there was an error code. LE The clothes were still wet, and appeared to not have gone through the rinse cycle.


The LE is caused by over sudsing OR clothing trapped between the tubs. The LE: hall sensor shorted/destroyed from sudslock or clothes between tub. Correct the issue and party on.

LG errors:
IE: Water level (246) was not reached in 8 minutes
UE: Imbalance: Load too, small too large
OE: Drain problem took longer than 10 minutes to drain
FE: Overflow issue drain pump running to comp
PE: pressure sensor (sensor out)
dE: door error. open door. switch is out
LE (with a a slash in the
middle of L. Upside down F) Thermistor out
CE: Over amping Too much soap wrong soap
LE: hall sensor shorted/destroyed from sudslock
bE: Ball sensor loose connection/out of order
EE: eeprom out test mode only
PF: power failure momentary interuption of shocktricity

LG service manuals and repair notes.

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LG WM0642HW ALWAYS HAVE (LE)


Unplug the unit from main outlet.Then drain the water from the machine.By disconnecting the drain pump ,There will be too much water so be care full.If you disconnect the drain pump from drain hose to drain the water it will flow on you,so keep towels ready to soak the water. Also clean the water filter. ----------------- In most of the case LE error is solved by just disconnecting the washing machine from main power outlet for 30 minutes.But if the problem is still the same then try cleaning the filter and draining the water from drain pump.This error occurs when motor stops functioning and water does not drain. --------------Also another cause of LE error is Regarding the LE ERROR CODE. This code is also caused by having a residue on the sensors in your unit. You have to use a HE liquid detergent.If you use fabric softener use half of the recommended amount and dilute if it is concentrated. Once a month (for a family of four) put 3 cups of white distilled vine-ager directly into the drum and select sanitary cycle or the hottest cycle you can. This prevents residue from forming in your unit and causing the LE ERROR CODE. ---------------- This should help.Thanks.Helpmech,.

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I have a LG Dishwasher Model LDS5811ST. The code


Did you find anything out? Mine won't drain either.

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I have a LG Dishwasher Model LDS5811ST. The code LE is showing and my water will not drain. The motor seems to be straining? What can I do?


( Motor error ) Condition : The motor is working abnormally. Possible cause : Wiring connections. The impeller of washing pump is locked. The rotor of washing motor is locked. The blade is locked. Correct wiring connections. Replace the cause of resrtiction. Replace the washing motor. Replace the PCB.

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I have and LG nodel #LDS5811ST and after ad couple of minutes it stops with the code LE showing in the time window, what does this mean!


The wire harness has probably degraded and broken inside the door panel of the unit.

This unit may need a new wire harness, Main PCB, Sump and inner door liner.
Depending on serial#

Contact LG @ 1 800 243-0000 they may help you out.

This is a known issue on older dishwashers.

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We have an lg dishwasher LDS5811ST and there is an error code. LE or an or 2 capital E's with top missing off of the first E. We tried turning the breaker off for 20 minutes and there is water going into...


Kevin,

The LE error on the LG dishwasher means that the dishwasher believes there is a leak because the level of the water is decreasing between the time the wash or rinse cycle begins (with the proper amount of water) and before the cycle ends and the water is pumped out.

After you have ruled out a real leak (check closely underneath) then here is the next step. 99% of the problem with LE is caused by the drain hose not having a high point between where it connects at the dishwasher and the drain.

The fastest (but not best) way to fix this is create a loop in the drain hose raised high up underneath the counter top. Attach it so it will not fall back. The cause of the "leak" is the natural siphon effect that can develop when the drain hose has not high point. (exactly like the siphon tube you may have created in science class.)

Please report back what you find, OK?

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Press "end of cycle". Plug off the wall. Code can be an indication of several issues. The most common cause is over-sudsing in the machine. Overloading the wash with too much laundry may also cause the LE error code. Lastly, a breakdown in the signal between the microprocessor and the motor may cause that error code. This can occur if there is a loose wire, see that all wires are tightened..........

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