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LG Dishwasher LE error

There are two gray wires and if you have been getting the "LE" error code, one of those wires is most likely broken or pinched. Splice, reconnect, solder or tape and you're back in buisiness!

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Broken grey wire was 1/4 way up the door jammed into the black rubber paint..

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    not positive of model number, but LG dishwasher is just over 1 year old. Started with LE message today. Unplugging for 2 hours has not helped. Searching for more answers.

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When you repair the wires, be sure to wrap the wire harness is plastic like the type you would find in Safeway produce section.  This will keep the wire harness from getting melted on to the black insulation and creating this problem again.

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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CHECK THE WIRES!!! i spent $250 in parts with no success and finally found a wire buried in the black goo in the door panel. THANK YOU to the guys that steered me to the wires.

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First , there is a three wire plug ( blue, sky blue and white) on a controller board. Your ohm meter should read 16.2 ohms between any of those wires. In my case all wires were OK.( Ohm meter checked OK ) , it was a stuck rotor which cased a problem

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

Thanks for solution . In My case it was the red wire,alongside the gray wire.fixed and used electrician tape.

Posted on Aug 17, 2008

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