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

We live on an island in the Caribbean and we have a LG dishwasher (model LDF 8812) that has worked fine for a year, but has recently stopped washing effectively. At first, the top part dishes were coming out still soiled from food. Now the bottom part dishes are coming out soiled as well. We checked both the Owner's Manual and the Service Manual and none of the troubleshooting suggestions appear to be relevant to our problem. The water here is very hard, and the water pressure is low and fluctua


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You really need to replace the O ring . Could cause leaks and low wash pressure without it.
You may also try running a solution of WHITE vinegar and water through the machine every six months as it helps desolve any lime scale (which is going to be a big problem for you at some point).
Water pressure will only affect how long the machine takes to fill as it has its own pump.
Hope this helps
Regards
George

I'm not an "appliance expert", however, I live in Florida and we have extremely calcified water here. I have a water softening system and I just replaced the rear filter and the heating element on my GE washer which was acting the same as you describe. I pulled all the interior parts apart and found that it was in fact calcium build up. Then replaced the heating element. Now, once a month I use a "dishwashing machine cleaner". Works like a champ now. Hope this helps
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