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Lg - LDS5811ST Dishwasher OE Error Code

OE error -
no blockage in drain hose.
disassembled sprayer and drain assy -
no blockages..

pump motor?

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  • Doc White Jun 15, 2008

    Added a new garbage disposal. Dishwasher did not drain on next use. Panel shows OE error.

  • Bob1348 Feb 28, 2009

    I have an LG LDS5811ST Dishwasher, it is 3 years old, when I turn it on now after 2 minutes of hearing the humming sound (normally did that at the beginning) an OE error code appears, I checked the drain line and it is clear can get water through without any problems. is it the the pump or electronics?



  • Bob1348 Feb 28, 2009

    does anyone have a LG LDS5811ST Dishwasher with EO error Code?

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Hi
The most common cause of an OE error code on a modern LG dishwasher is:
1. Blocked drain hose
2. Obstruction in the sump area (beneath the filter, which needs to be removed to check for onstruction)
3. Failing drain motor. 
else you need to REPLACE THE PCB POWER CONTROL BOARD

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In older units prior to mar 07 LG has had a problem with wires getting stuck in the insulation and breaking. Remove door panel and check for broken wires. (turn off power) Check for continuity splice and put insulation in between. This is most likely the problem.

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Remove right side cover. There is a clear trap for the drain. Unscrew vent inside dishwasher to remove. Cleaned out food which was blocking one-way valve. Problem solved!

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