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The LG dishwashers prior to march '07 have had a problem with breaking wires in the door. Remove the panel and check there. You may see some wires stuck in the insulation, splice them together, then put some of the white insulation between the door and the wires so it cannot happen again. This is most likely going to be the problem

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Posted on Jun 20, 2008

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Lg lds5811 leaking in front at bottom left of door. cleaned gasket and door, still leaking. any ideas, thanks


if its leaking down the vent out the bottom of the door when it runs.you need to replace the vent fan ***.the gasket on the vent door is bad.

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I have an LG LDS5811 dishwasher. It stopped working. There is power to the appliance, but no lights show. I have tried the child safety unlock and programing reset. The LG rep on the phone couldn't help...


You could have a bad door switch or power switch, but that is rare. If you are sure you have power at the dishwasher there should be a red LED lit up on the control board. (only visible if you take the door apart) Switches test good and mentioned above and no red light = replace control board. It is a green PC board about 6 x 8 with a thick clear coating on it.

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Heater not working in cycle. No Error Code present


The LG 5811 dishwasher would display the error "tE" if the thermistor has failed. Not seeing an error could mean that the controller card (PCB) has failed. Hard to tell if the heating element has failed or wiring has shorted.
To look a little further, you can see (but not remove) the heating element by removing the filter in the sump area beneath the bottom rack. Disconnect dishwasher from power first and inspect for obvious failure of element.
Gaining access to the heating element is very complicated on the LG units. You have to drop the entire sump unit after turning the dishwasher over on its top.
Recommend a service call.

Feb 10, 2009 | LG 24 in. LDS 5811 Built-in Dishwasher

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Error code LE shown on a LG dishwasher model LDS5811ST and this code is not given on the standard error code list.


Hello JA12345,
Here is a link to the service manual for your dishwasher. Page 25 discusses the error code...
http://136.166.4.200/contents/Dishwasher/LDS5811/LDS5811_Service_Manual.pdf

Hope that helps you resolve your problem..
Regards,
Rick

Dec 13, 2008 | LG Dishwashers

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Try checking the wiring in the door for breaks and repair by cutting and splicing with electrical tape. This site has the Service Manual: http://136.166.4.200/contents/Dishwasher/LDS5811/LDS5811_Service_Manual.pdf

Nov 17, 2008 | LG 24 in. LDS 5811ST Stainless Steel...

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LG Dishwasher (LDS5811) - low water level


1E= Inlet Error
Condition>>>
Not reached to the normal
water level in spite
of 10 min. water supply


The Water Supply Tap is closed.
The Water Supply is shut off.
The Inlet Hose is kinked.
The Water Pressure is very low.
(below 10 psi)
Inlet Valve is OK?
The filter of Inlet Valve is clogged
by impure water.
The Hall sensor is OK?
The Impeller of Air Guide is bound

Solutions:

Take action on Water Supply
device.
Measure the electric resistance of
Inlet Valve. (950-1300 )
Clean the filter of Inlet Valve.
Check the frequency of Inlet Water
by the Test Mode.
Replace the Air Braker

Aug 20, 2008 | LG 24 in. LDS 5811 Built-in Dishwasher

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If you have confirmed power to dishwasher, you are pobably looking at a control board. I have only run into this one time on a LDS5811 so far. Parts on LG dishwashers have a two year warranty. You have to dissassemble the door to replace the part.

Aug 09, 2008 | LG 24 in. LDS 5811ST Stainless Steel...

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LG LDS5811BB Dishwasher


Some of the LG LDS5811 had problems with the wiring harness in the door panel. This is nothing to mess with unless you have disconnected the DW from power.
You can open the door panel by removing the screws around the inside edge of the DW. Or, better yet, firmly but politely contact LG service and tell them you are aware of LDS5811 dishwashers having these symptoms being caused by _melting_ wires in inside the door panel. This is true and even if the DW is out of warranty, LG should fix this problem at no cost to you.
Good Luck!

Aug 09, 2008 | LG 24 in. LDS 5811ST Stainless Steel...

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LD Dishwasher power problem


On the LDS5811 model, I doubt very much that the door switch would cause a full failure.
If you are confident the power is live into the dishwasher, the most common failure with this symptom is a failed controller card (PCB) and will require a service call to LG.

Aug 09, 2008 | LG 24 in. LDS 5811 Built-in Dishwasher

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