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LG Dishwasher...IE error code problem

Machine fills with water, then error code IE comes on and filling stops. When power is shut off and cycle restarted, the machine first pumps out the water from bottom of machine, then begins to fill again until error code IE comes on again. It appears to me that the water level is quite high in the bottom of machine...."lapping at the door". Is it possible that the error code IE is responding to the machine not shutting off the fill cycle? There is no problem with the water filling the machine, but it does not transition to the next part of the cycle....the pumping cycle, before the error code comes on and stops the cycle.Thanks for any help you can offer to narrow down the possible problem. I can fix it if I can figure out what the problem is.

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  • lizellis65 May 05, 2010

    machine does not go into wash cycle. machine stops filling OR, ERROR CODE IE comes on and then machine stops filling.

    I disassembled tank and cleaned water level float, tank, and switch...it seems to work. Assuming it is functional....what would be next step?

  • Rick Ead
    Rick Ead May 11, 2010

    after your machine fills it goes into the wash cycle. Is it going into a wash or do you immediatly get the ie error after the machine fills ? check the float switch first this if defective would cause your water to be coming into the machine and going past the fill level which would also turn the drain pump on the pumping out cycle would be after your dishwasher had went into a wash

  • lizellis65 Jul 12, 2010

    yes...machine fills, then IE error code comes on preventing machine from going into wash mode. Float assembly appears to indicate appropriate water level and function....by visual inspection.

    What else would cause that IE error code to come on?

    Using the test mode shows that the wash cycle does work.

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Because you are not getting an error message, I agree that the controller card is malfunctioning. Almost everthing else would triger an error.
Recommend replacing the controller card.

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