Question about LG 24 in. LDS 5811ST Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher
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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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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
SOURCE: Error code LE shown on
Here is a link to the service manual for your dishwasher. Page 25 discusses the error code...
Hope that helps you resolve your problem..
Posted on Dec 13, 2008
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
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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