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Our LG Dishwasher is less than one year old and the dishes that are left in it for a couple of days before it gets full enough to wash a load get mold on them

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Mold grows in warm moist places and the food scraps makes a great petri dish to grow your science experiment its normal during summer season in the cooler season fall winter early spring takes longer

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LG dishwasher stinks since new model #LDF6920ST


list given is the wrong stuff to clean any dishwasher
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thats an old dishwasher now

use recommended dish washer cleaners regularly
off the shelf deodoriser and sanitizes on an full empty cycle

check the filter at the bottom is kept clean each load clean
temp of wash water may no be enough
helps if you wash off any food stuffs on articals with hot water before placing in the dishwasher

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White film left on dishes and dirt still on silverware


the problem is hard water actually. go to www.dishwasherfilter.com. they have a product out now that solves this problem once and for all. it filters the water going into the dishwasher. after one load your dishes will sparkle again. awesome and affordable product. it even has a money back guarantee.

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NewDishwasher LG LDS 4821 WW Normal cycle


The new energy efficient LG dishwashers take 2 hours from start to finish depending on water temp. Run your hot water at the sink prior to starting the unit.

I see all the time inproper loading of the dishwasher blocking the sray arms.

Put 1 teaspoon of detergent in the soap dish.
Run the unit without anything in it.
If the soap washes out the unit is ok.

Also here some improtant info. that often gets overlooked when a new dishwasher is installed.

Replace the water supply valve under the sink and water supply line to dishwasher.
Over time minerals deposit in the valve and restrict the water flow to the dishwasher.
This is especially inportant on todays water saving units.
Many people replace an old dishwasher and hate the new unit due to a white film left on dishes.

Although you may have paid for a professional installation a new shut off valve is almost never replaced even though the waterline may have been at an additional cost to you..

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LG Dishwasher LD-1403W - loud whirring noise during wash


We had same problem machine same age, had a service person in and the found that the motor was dying. LG wouldn't cover saying that it was normal wear and tear. b

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Have a 2+year old LG LDF6810ST dishwasher that shows no error codes but is not cleaning like it used to. Have city water, do not leave excess food on dishes when loading, am only using powder after...


Try these things in order:

-Try to use a name brand powder, rather then a generic. Even a small box. I had similar problems with my LG dishwasher when I tried to save money by buying a generic powder. My dishes did not get clean and white marks were left behind on my stainless steel DW liner and the dishes. When you ad the powder, do not over fill the dispenser. Add less than the full dispenser cup and close it. Place some powder in that shallow square indent on the dispenser lid to help the pre-wash cycle. Also, run the water in the sink until hot water runs immediately before you start the DW.

-If, after using Electrosol or Cascade for 2 - 3 loads and your dishes do not come out clean, then I would run a load of dishes without adding the soap. Start the dishwasher and wait for it to fill and begin to wash. Open the door and add one cup of vinegar (white vinegar is fine.) Feel free to ad another cup after the first wash water drains and the second wash water enters and the DW begins the wash cycle again. Run a load of dirty dishes with the soap and check for good cleaning.

-If the problems continue, it is time to remove the filter assembly by removing the 9 silver phillips screws from the filter assembly. You will also need to remove the lower sprayer arm by pulling straight up and then out. With a flashlight, inspect the sump area that was hidden by the filter assembly, looking for any debris that has jammed into anywhere down there. Watch out for broken glass as you feel around. Reassemble and test with a load of dirty dishes.

The poor drying may be caused by not keeping the rinse aid re-filled. Check that first.

Also, these water and energy conserving dishwashers actually use the "dirt" from the dirty dishes to help clean the dishes during the first two wash cycles. Simply clear the big chunks off the dishes and put the dishes in the DW.

Please report back what you find or if you have more questions. OK?


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Leaves a scum on the dishes


Sounds like your water temp is too low,there is a heating element in the bottom that heats the water that is circulated,if it goes out it wont get hot enough to dissolve the soap,or clean your dishes.its not to difficult to replace.
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Whirpool dishwasher


Ours does the same thing. I have been suspicious that it is the melting plastic stuff used in the dishwasher tabs that the wife uses.

Let me know if you use that same tab to wash you dishes.

We dont have any problem with the stuff getting on dishes (and we use all white diner type dishes.).

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Dishes not clean


If your dishwasher is cleaning poorly, check these:

Water-inlet valve
Internal filters
Drain valve
Spray arms
Water temperature
Detergent cup
Water-inlet valve Most cleaning problems are caused by the dishwasher not getting enough wash water, so the water-inlet valve is often to blame. This valve is usually at the bottom left or right of the dishwasher, behind the lower access panel. It's the device with the main water line from the house, a rubber tube to the dishwasher, and two wires attached to it.

When a water-inlet valve is defective, you may hear the sound that's usually referred to as "water hammer." If the water-inlet valve is defective, you need to completely replace it.

Dishwasher Water Inlet Valve Replacement

Be sure to read and understand any instructions that come with the new water inlet valve.

Tools required:

Adjustable wrench

Multi-Screwdriver

Pliers

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Dishes won't come clean


If you have dishes (typically cutting boards or really tall dishes) that block the dispenser door from opening, the water cannot wash out all the detergent during the wash cycle. Check to see that after loading the dishes, your detergent door has clearance.

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