Having problems with your LG LDF8812 Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher ?

Hi! We just installed our LG LDF8812WW built in dishwasher. We ran our first cycle and after the wash cycle the dishwasher displayed error code OE. I read that it meant there is a problem with the drainage, and to check the hose if it is kinked. Well, the hose is not kinked and we have no idea why it would have a problem with the draining. We have the hose set up per the installation instructions. How can we check to for something clogged? Any suggestions?


Answers :

I actually own an LG LDF8812 myself, except mine is stainless steel, not white. So be it. :-)\015\012
\015\012Anyway, it sounds like you have just unboxed the unit and it is brand new, not just new to you. I am also assuming that you have this dishwasher connected to an Air Gap valve which is connected to the garbage disposal. Please reply if I am wrong.\015\012
\015\012Because it is (apparently) new, the first thing I would check is that any water is draining from the unit. A common problem on new installations is that the knockout inside the neck of the garbage disposal unit. A quick way to test that is begin the dishwasher filling, then open the door and press the two buttons that give you Cancel. Hold for three seconds and the DW will begin to drain. Being careful of the hot water that should be draining into the kitchen sink via the disposal, but watch for water to come flowing with a healthy stream - not wimpy.\015\012
\015\012Please reply with what you have found and correct my assumptions that I got wrong. Good Luck!\015\012
\015\012OH, if the problem is not something at the end of the drain hose, before you try to crack the unit open (and possibly void your waranty) dial the number on in the user guide and schedule a service call asap. Have your proof of purchase available.
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