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I have this sometimes where E1 is reported and the pump remains on. The following voodoo has worked for me.

1) Make sure there is not a real drain problem.
2) Cancel any cycle or turn the power button off then on.
3) Run a rinse cycle (15 minutes).
4) If pump continues to run, turn off the power to the dishwasher, let stand for a minute, then repeat steps 2-3. If still not working, leave power off over night and leave the door open then try again.

In each iteration, it is important to curse your LG product and/or threaten it with replacement.

LG 24 in.... • Answered on Apr 18, 2020

Hello Anonymous... You hit on the reason ($$$$) I come here to contribute... Times are hard, money is scares... and my darling inhabitants are hurting... Sometimes I can help not throw away a nearly perfect (and faithful) appliance ... The ULTIMATE in recycling... ((Good for all of us... "inhabitants" (EARTH will be fine)). ((If you have ever seen our home from space... It's a really pretty place. I'm not so worried for the place... But there's a CERTAIN magic with these inhabitants... If we pull together... It will be quite REWARDING)). So...Thank you for ASKING. I have a FREE manuals site where I start to read your owner's manual... Better still... The Manufacturer also prints "SERVICE MANUALS"... several are shown... (don't go there yet) ManualsLib Makes it easy to find manuals online So being a MORE is BETTER GUY... I chose the one that occupies the most memory.... and ran through the index 'til we got to trouble codes... We are starting where your (pretty clever) sweetums found his CODE clues... and we are going to look backwards.. To find "Thermostat"... (Found "thermistor"). Even if I am WRONG... You will now remember the secret handshake...& always know of the "MAGIC" of errors codes.. (which begin on your FREE page 36... Although there is another "thermistor" error... It is an over heat condition.. but it all for the entire PCB (printed control board) to be replaced LG Dishwasher Main Control Board 6871DD1006Q Code looks like an EE with the top bar missing from the first "E" (making it an inverted "F" (an important difference)... ~~ We are going with ""HE"" HE"(symptom: water is not being heated) Code yields... >> HEATER ERROR... (check/replace "thermistor") LDS5811WW (et al): >> (click here))... LG DF6810WW Service Manual Page 36 This enables us to search on-line parts houses, (everybody sells pretty much the same parts... $$, Services & guaranteed fits are different ... (My personal experience SEARS folks a rude, pushy, abusive but make up for all that by their higher than average prices... (I used to be a KENMORE fan))... SEARS says.. the code is "tE"... and further states the control board must be replaced Now I use appliancepartspros, partselect, repairclinic (etc.)... Sites (with VIDEOS) that respond to an internet search on "LDS5811WW + thermister" No "THERMISTER" parts found Search Over 2 1 Million Appliance Parts Sadly... Henry (SEARS) says the "thermister" is an integrated part of the HEATER... further adding "the part may be returned if it does not fix your trouble $54.03...ish (SEARS = guaranteed fit). Dishwasher Heating Element Part Number 5301DD1001A Sears PartsDirect http://www.searspartsdirect.com/part-number/5301DD1001A/0022/722.html?modelNumber=LDS5811WW&categoryName=Dishwasher&brandName=LG I am going to direct your reading to SEARs... How to Replace Dishwasher Electronic Control Board Repair Guide Help Sears... Pictorial job description: But do compare prices... and Happy hunting Carnac the Magnificent

LG 24 in.... • Answered on Jul 25, 2017


I have an older dishwasher also and recently my wife also complained about it not cleaning right... so me being the man I am tried in vain to clean the things... Bought new spray arms online and installed them in minutes...now the thing works like new... However I have also found that if the heating element goes bad then that also can mess things up bad... So I would buy new spray arms, and also check out the heating element to make sure it is working... Here is a tip that will help you with the online buying... Dishwasher Spray Arms not SpinningHow to Buy Appliance Parts OnlineA bad heating element causes many problems in dishwashers...Dishwasher Problems The Heating Element not WorkingDishwasher Maintenanceheatman101 syte

LG 24 in.... • Answered on Oct 25, 2014

solenoid inlet water valve...easy and cheap to resolve problem....

LG 24 in.... • Answered on Apr 08, 2014

Try lifting your Outlet pipe to at least 3/4 the hight of the machine. It needs some water to stay in the pipe for the machine to opperate.

LG 24 in.... • Answered on Mar 20, 2014

Since water doesn't drain out ,it could be a clogged in the drain line. Often the problem is at the point where the drain line attaches to the garbage disposer or household drain line. You should remove this line and clear it form any debris in the hose or the hose connection. Be sure to reattach the hose before starting the dishwasher again. Good luck!

LG 24 in.... • Answered on Nov 10, 2013

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