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New LG Dishwasher Suddenly has no power

I checked breakers and tested another appliance on same plug. I checked wiring which looks fine.

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  • donscc Mar 11, 2008

    no power and replaced the control board

  • donscc May 11, 2010

    i replaced the control board and its still dead

  • Steve Papp Mar 10, 2013

    It is propubly the door swith, remove the door panel and check the switch. You can sort the swith, if you are familiar with electricity, if not please DO NOT TOUCH IT.

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My LG dishwasher purchased in '06" began giving me IE errors,
so after talking with replacing the circuit board & the overflow switch it still didn't work.
I inspected the wire harness closer which os located behind the door and found the wires weere heated and frayed. Now I need to replace it but I feel that the problem will be resolved once I replace the main harness. There ar emany issues I read about nightmares with LG so I will not buy them again!!

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Did you check you door switch?

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I replaced the control board and its still dead

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Dead Control Board most likely.

Posted on Jan 05, 2008

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Hello. I can help you. Since you already checked out the power, skip that step and look at the latch.

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