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IE Error - stressed motor

We got and IE error after having the dishwasher for 3 years. IE is stressed motor error. Luckily my father is an electrician and we had LG send him a free control board (since that was still under warranty). We just replaced the control board and so far so good! So, don't waste $ on a repair man, just order a new control board and install it and you should be good to go! Let's see how long it lasts before something else goes wrong since it is LG junk!

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  • dzbum411 Feb 02, 2009

    IE is not inlet error according to LG Customer Service. This solution posted is incorrect. IE is stressed motor and we repaired the problem with a new control panel.

  • tamus1 Mar 07, 2009

    My LG of a year and a halfe just broke down again. Now it has an IE error. I cleared it and it hasn't come back bot now it takes a very long time to wash the dishes. A 2 hr.and 15 min. cycle takes about 4 hours. I opened the frount panel like for the LE problem and fixed 6 wires. 2 hanging by just 1 or 2 streads. Still no luck. Any one else have this problem and maybe the fix?

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IE is inlet error, displayed when "Not reached to the normal water level in spite of 10 min. water supply"

Possible cause:

  • 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.
Remedy:

  • Cut power by tripping circuit breaker or unplugging power cable for ten minutes.
  • 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.

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

  • Ginko
    Ginko Feb 02, 2009

    Well my solution was taken from the service manual for your model, published by LG.

    If you check on the internet you find only two page referrening to stressed motor, and hundreds referring to inlet error or input error.

    In your case the error was a faulty control, if it was stressed motor you wont fix it by replacing the board. That is the reason why replacing the board fixed it.

    I will be grateful if you can modify the negative rating given.

    Thanks


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