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Dishwasher model LD-1204W1 after 2 years use has just today decided that the door wont close properly. Top left had corner appears to not close up so it doesn't seal then leaks water.

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  • mdickson9 Mar 26, 2011

    thanks Daniel but it is nit the catch that is in the middle of the door and it is fine its like the door has has slipped on the hinges at the bottom and its bent but nothing has been dropped on it ..the onlt thing I can think of is the hinges in the dfoor may be broke...

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Hi.

The problem is likely the hinges.

Unfortunately this is an Australian model, and I cannot show diagrams and pictures or provide service manual for the specific model.

The hinges are located at the sides of the appliance. With LG dishwashers you will have to remove the door liner to access the hinges.

I am not sure if the model in service manual below is the American equivalent, but it is very similar. The door assembly should be more or less the same.

Please click on the link below and see page 14, where explains how to remove the door.

Service manual.

Regards.

Ginko.

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

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Hi
It could be a door seal issues, have a look at seal and make sure its not cut. If seal looks fine then it can be a faulty door latch assembly or door hinge.
1) For Front Cover access, Open the door. Remove 6 screws(Stainless). 2) Control Panel Assembly-- Remove 8 screws(Stainless). Remove the wire connections. Be sure the wiring should not be changed in reassembling Remove the Latch assembly. Remove 8 screws for Controller. 3) Door Spring (Right & Left)-- Push the Spring upwards and take it off from the Hinge Bracket. Be careful not to be injured by the sharp edge of Tub. Take off the Hinge Link from the Hinge. Open the door. Pull the Door Liner and take it off from the Hinge Supporter.
Hope this helps... Please post back if you need more information.
Daniel

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

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    Daniel Scott Mar 26, 2011

    Alright then replace the hinges

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