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Per instructions in other's posts, I removed door panel, but no wires broken, so called LG and local authorized LG repair and they tell me motor sub-assembly needs replacement, cost $160 for parts, $200 for labor, which is making a new dishwasher look attractive.

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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SOURCE: ERROR CODE "LE " ON LG DISWASHER

You should check for that the pump motor turn freely. You will have to remove the sump cover in the bottom of the dishwasher and manually turn the pump impeller. (note: screw holding the impeller on the motor shaft is a left hand thread) There may be an object there or at the cutting blade a bit lower down that is preventing the motor from turning. Motor should turn easily, smoothly, and quietly. There have been issues with magnets in the motor windings cracking, resulting in hard to turn or noisy motors. Also, models produced with serial numbers 501KW_____ to 702KW_____ may have wiring which has become embedded in the door insulation material, softening the wiring insulation, and causing a short to the motor. The fix for that is to replace the wiring harness and outer door liner with one with a different type of insulation. (not much fun to do)

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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SOURCE: What does the error code LE mean on my LG Dishwasher

MAin wash motor needs replacing

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Posted on Aug 22, 2009

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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

Posted on Dec 13, 2008

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SOURCE: I have a LG diawsher, model # LDS5811ST that is

Display Condition LE = Motor Error

Possible Cause For Error Occurrence:

Wiring connection is OK?
The Impeller of Washing Pump is
locked.
The rotor of Washing Motor is
locked.
The Blade is locked.


Remedy:

Check the wiring connection.
Replace the cause of restriction.
Replace the Washing Motor.
Replace the PCB.

LE means locked motor disassemble the filter and work your way down to the macerator(steel chopper blade) remove it and see if the side labeled "this side up" is really up, its in english... dont think the chinese labourers paid attention to the warning cause i have seen alot that were wrong way
You also should remove the door panel and check for a broken wire (usually the blue one)

If all the wiring checks out - it is most likely a broken or locked up impeller.

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Posted on Aug 31, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a LG Dishwasher Model LDS5811ST. The code

Did you find anything out? Mine won't drain either.

Posted on Sep 14, 2010

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Display Condition LE = Motor Error

Possible Cause For Error Occurrence:

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Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

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Hello JA12345,
Here is a link to the service manual for your dishwasher. Page 25 discusses the error code...
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Hope that helps you resolve your problem..
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Page 25 discusses that error code and possible solutions


Hope this helps...

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