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Dishwasher LG Dishwasher does not turn on suddenly. No power. I have checked power cord and it is good.

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    NO lights on panel and it won't on or do anything when you push the buttons

    Terry 11/09/08


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If you have confirmed power to dishwasher, you are pobably looking at a control board. I have only run into this one time on a LDS5811 so far. Parts on LG dishwashers have a two year warranty. You have to dissassemble the door to replace the part.

Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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Some of the LG LDS5811 had problems with the wiring harness in the door panel. This is nothing to mess with unless you have disconnected the DW from power.
You can open the door panel by removing the screws around the inside edge of the DW. Or, better yet, firmly but politely contact LG service and tell them you are aware of LDS5811 dishwashers having these symptoms being caused by _melting_ wires in inside the door panel. This is true and even if the DW is out of warranty, LG should fix this problem at no cost to you.
Good Luck!

Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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