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Hi there, Ok, i think i'mHi there, Ok, i think i'm getting close to solving this problem. I have an LG dishwasher- Model # LDS 5811ST. I have stripped it down and clean all hoses etc. It is running fine through all the cycles. The only problem is that it has no water pressure. In other words water is pumping into the More Hi there, Ok, i think i'm getting close to solving this problem. I have an LG dishwasher- Model # LDS 5811ST. I have stripped it down and clean all hoses etc. It is running fi


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\015\012\015\012Thanks for using FixYa. In\015\012this case you’ll need to check the water inlet valve. Disconnect the power\015\012source to dishwasher before you conduct this or any other test. Either unplug\015\012the unit from the wall outlet or flip the appropriate breaker in the circuit\015\012breaker panel. Water inlet valve is located behind the lower kickplate panel in\015\012the right or left corner. Remove the screws either on the top of the panel or\015\012on its bottom and then remove the kickplate or open the door to gain access to\015\012and remove the kickplate’s screws. Close the door before you remove the\015\012kickplate panel. You will be able to identify the water inlet valve by the\015\012hoses that connect to it. There will be one hose feeding water from the house\015\012to the water valve and another hose leading from the water valve that carries\015\012water away. Inspect dishwasher's hoses to make sure they aren't responsible for\015\012any water flow problems. Make sure the hoses are securely connected to the\015\012valve. Also check to make sure there are no kinks in the hoses. Kinks can\015\012impede the flow and pressure of water. There will be two wires connected to the\015\012water inlet valve. If your dishwasher's water inlet valve has two solenoids,\015\012then there will be four wires. Label the wires so that you will be able to\015\012correctly reconnect them later. The wires are connected using slip-on\015\012connectors. Grasp the connectors and pull on them firmly in order to disconnect\015\012the wires from the valve's terminals. Do not pull on the wires themselves. You may\015\012use a pair of needle nosed pliers. Use your multi tester to test the valve for\015\012continuity. Set the device to the ohms setting x 1. Touch each of the meter's\015\012probes to a terminal. If you receive a reading of infinity, it means the\015\012valve's solenoid is faulty and the valve needs to be replaced. If your valve\015\012has two solenoids (four terminals), test the second pair of terminals in the\015\012same manner. If either pair of terminals receives a result of infinity, replace\015\012the water inlet valve. You do not have to remove the water inlet\015\012valve from the dishwasher in order to test it. Just make sure power is not\015\012getting to your dishwasher before you conduct the test. It is possible that\015\012water inlet valve may pass the continuity test and still need replacing. This\015\012is because sometimes the valve itself is faulty, but its solenoids are not. For\015\012instance, a leaky valve may pass the continuity test, but because it is\015\012leaking, it should be replaced anyway. The same applies to valves that are\015\012filled with debris. The debris may be what is causing the valve to not function\015\012properly. If you are unable to clean out a debris-filled water inlet valve, you\015\012will have to replace it.
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Hi, you need to check, your Inlet Solenoid, these sometimes stick, you should remove them, and give them some hits with a hammer or mallet, also, you could disassemble, and soak, in a penetrating oil, If it is not that, it may be the solenoid drive circuit faulty and not suppling enough current to completely Open the valve. You need to check, to see, if there is voltage at the solenoid, terminals, when it ties to fill.\015\012
\015\012http://www.retrevo.com/support/LG-LDS5811-Dishwashers-manual/id/438ag208/t/2/\015\012
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\015\012Please download ALL the manuals for your unit from above link.\015\012
\015\012www.full-timers.com.ar/lg/LDF6810_Service_Manual.pdf\015\012
\015\012This link, is for a Service Manual that has troubleshooting and repair procedures. Service Engineers use this book to repair, it is invaluable.\015\012
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\015\012Also unless you have noticed a difference, what you describe, if the machine is working OK as well, as a fairly usual way to fill & work, the "Dumping" of water, can be water pressure and inlet valve dependent, if not OK, but if it is, then, do not fix what isn't actually broke. But if it is please use the manual that will help sort any problems,
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