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LG LD-A2T2 Dishwasher returns Error code E1

My dishwasher commences the cycle and fills perfectly but then errors with code E1 and empties itself. There are no leaks and has been working fine for months.
I did change the inlet hose some months back when it sprung a leak but has been working OK since. There was no error with the leak months back but a huge puddle of water on the floor.
What are the possible causes and steps to rectify?

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  • Toska Jun 25, 2008

    Definately not siphoning out as it is full of water when the E1 code come up and nothing has changed in the physical set-up.



    The outlet hose goes to the waste water drain that is a minimum of 40" in height. The error occurs at the end of the fill cycle.



    Looks like I need to get a technician in as I am tired of washing by hand.

  • Toska Jul 07, 2008

    The drain pumps comes on when the dishwasher is started and stops whilst it is filling. At the end of the fill, it stalls for about 30 seconds then errors with E1 and the drain pump comes on and empties the dishwasher. Is the float switch under a panel - I cannot see it nor do I know what I'm looking for.

  • Toska Jul 10, 2008

    Thanks. I thought as much. I'll pull it apart on the weekend. Are there any other parts to be removed after the panel is taken off? Is the float visible or will I need to disensemble more of the plastic components?

  • Toska Jul 13, 2008

    Could not see any problems with the float - time to get an expert in.



    Thanks any way.

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EI is an error to do with your drain. Check your drain hook up. You should have a loop out side the unit, it should be a minimum 40in in height, or put in a air break. What I believe is happening is your unit is siphoning out. Fix this and you will be able to stop washing the dishes by hand.

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  • Andrew Lauder Jun 25, 2008

    On the left side of the unit when looking at it, you have a float switch, maybe it is stuck up. Do you hear the drain pump running constantly?



    Sgt 48

  • Andrew Lauder Jul 07, 2008

    The float is located on the left side of the unit. To get to it you have to take off the left side panel.



    Sgt 48

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