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Bottom fills with water, line not clogged

Bottom of dishwasher fills with water and leaks out during wash cycle. Drain line is not clogged.

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  • lrandall363 Sep 12, 2009

    I haven't received any error codes. Water leaks out of the dishwasher during some part of the washing/rinsing cycles yet water stays in the bottom of the dishwasher after the complete cycle.

    I can turn on the dishwasher and drain the water with the hose disconnected from the disposal and draining into a bucket, but I have to turn it off before it begins to wash.

    Hope I'm making this clear. Thanks for your help!

  • Jeff Meyer May 11, 2010

    Are you saying that your LG LDF7811 dishwasher is leaking from the bottom? Or is it disappearing during the cycle? You should be getting an error code on the display of your LG dishwasher. What is displayed?

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This means that the outlet valve or the drain motor is faulty or their is a leak in the pipe between them and the machine.

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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IA, these GE pumps have a habit of sticking if the unit hasn't been run for a while. First you want to verify that the motor is in fact getting power, this will eliminate the timer. You can use a meter on the quik connect from the motor while in the wash cycle. If the motor is getting power, see if the pump is stuck by turning the motor vanes (Do this with the power off). If it's hard to turn and then frees up than this was more than likley your problem. You remove the bottom toe panel and will be able to check this out without removing the dishwasher. Catriver..post back

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The average life of a dishwasher is 7-10 years. The symptoms strongly indicate a motor pump problem and my personal opinion is if that is the case youd be better to put the money toward a new dishwasher.

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SOURCE: frigidaire fdb1050rem2 dishwasher will not drain during was cycle

Checked water temperature at water heater. It was at 110 degrees. Turned water heater up to 125 degrees. Dishwasher works perfectly now.

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