Question about Hobart 24 in. LXIC-5 Built-in Dishwasher

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LXGH E5 Code

Customer has an LXGH that shuts down on E5. The unit goes through wash normally, switches to rinse, switches back to wash, then shuts down on E5.

The unit fills normally, has 15 PSIG water pressure from the building during fill.

Pulled the drain valve for inspection - nothing. Drain valve cycles normally and does not leak.

Is this actually a fill problem ?

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  • capscotech May 12, 2008

    I appreciate the response, but it's a moot point now.



    The customer has had enough problems with this unit, and when I returned to the site the LXGH was nowhere to be seen, and there was a new Jackson unit in place of the LXGH.



    I asked what happened, and the response was "don't worry about that Hobart unit, it's going to the dump. See accounts payable for your check, and thanks for trying.".



    Some folks have short fuses.

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I need to check my codes to be positive. And I'll check them this weekend. But, I believe E5 is from excess water in the unit, and so it won't go into rinse and add more water.

First and most common -- the drain hose, at the back of the unit is kinked. The unit gets pushed back against the wall and kinks the line.

Second, your probes are dirty. The ones in the back right corner detect water level. Clean them with a green scrungee even if they look clean.

Good luck - Mike

Posted on May 10, 2008

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