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My LG direct drive inverter is not cleaning the dishes. At the end of the cycle the powerball is still in the compartment where you insert it before starting the wash. This has happened about 6 times in a row. The last time I tried the powerball was out of the compartment and still in full form on the bottom of the dishwasher.

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SOURCE: LG DISHWASHER LD-1204W1

Try turning your tap off a bit till the noise stops but the dishwasher still fills, it can just be due to a bit too much pressure on your water valve.
hpe this helps

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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1. No waterMake sure you get water to the dishwasher. Check to see if the water shut-off valve (located under the sink) is open. If you get water to the dishwasher, but there is still no water inside during the fill cycle, the problem might be with a faulty water valve (located at the bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side), in which case replace the water valve.

2. Not enough water
If there is not enough water, the dishes would not get cleaned. This could be caused by a partially closed water shut-off valve (located under the sink), or a faulty dishwasher water valve (located at the bottom of the dishwasher, behind the kick panel, on either side).

3. Clogged spay arms
There is usually two, sometimes three spray arms in a dishwasher. Make sure there is no debris blocking the holes inside each spray arm.

4. Water temperature is too low
To get the best results, the water has to be at 120 degrees Fahrenheit when entering the dishwasher.

5. Not enough soap
If you only fill one part of the soap cup, try adding soap to both parts.

6. Smoky film on dishes and glasses
This problem occurs due to excessive calcium build up inside the dishwasher. Try cleaning you dishwasher using a dishwasher cleaner.

Posted on Dec 02, 2008

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SOURCE: LG dishwasher model #LDF6810ST doesn't DRY DISHES.

ok ...first the average dishwasher will only heat the water 1 degree per mintue,,,now if your starting out with very cold water the dishes will never get clean check your water temp,,at start up..if you have 90 to a 100 degrees thats ok..that means we have problem in heater circuit...also turn up your jet dry level...keep me posted onthejob,,incase we have to look at heater circuit

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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SOURCE: detergent compartment not emptying

If your getting water while running and the soap is turning into a solid in the soap compartmetn, try running hot water at the sink before running the dw and use all the heat hot water settings on your machine.
If this doesn't help please give a more detailed description of your problem

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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SOURCE: LG dishwasher wont clean top rack dishes

Recommend you remove the approximately 10 screws to pull the entire filter and manually clean. Remove all debris you find and thoroughly rinse out the filter if you can separate the top from the bottom. If the sump area is greasy, use a de-greasing spray to cut through it. Resemble, checking that there are no blockages in the holes on the spray arms.
Fill a bowl or cup with white vinegar and place it on the lower rack of the empty dishwasher. Do not add detergent. Run the quick cycle. The inside of the dishwasher should now be clean and not greasy. If still greasy, use the de-greasing spray (avaiable at all stores in the cleaning section.)
For 30 days, use only Electrosol or Cascade powder. Do NOT use gel or tablets, ever. Please report back your results. Good Luck!
ianc435 , please ask your question in as a new problem and I will help you out. I understand your problem.

Posted on Mar 29, 2009

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