Having problems with your LG LDF8812 Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher ?
Water not hot, dishes not clean or dry, and may not be draining entirely?
\015 My DW is about 5 yrs old now and had been working great until recently. I noticed a smell (stink) after a full wash cycle and that the dishes were not as clean as usual. Spin arms are all clear. (pulled and rinsed thru clear). I did a vinegar wash, and also baking soda wash (seperately) without improvement. \012\012I tried to clean "self-cleaning" filter, but was not able to remove it. (negligable amount of residue there) I removed several screws, but could not d/c from upper/lower arm bar to get at it - manual says to have repair person handle, so no help there...\012\012I also noticed a small amount of water in the bottom after a cycle ran. I am wondering if this unit has a back flow valve (that could be broken?) or if there is a blockage issue (have gotten no codes for such) so I am wondering if it's a thermostat or heater issue...bc if the water is not hot enough, it's probably going to leave some residual water???\012\012I checked water during a cycle and it was only luke warm - ran hot water tap prior to running cycle (hot water is connected). Also tried running hi-temp rinse (again water only luke warm). Help please!\015
Hay audra ,it seems like your heating element is bad , test it for continuity or open the door 2 minutes after you start the cycle (caution it may be hot ) good luck APPLIANCES R EN
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Water not hot, dishes not clean or dry, and may not be draining entirely?
Hay audra ,it seems like your heating element is bad , test it for continuity or open the door 2 minutes after you start the cycle (caution it may be hot ) good luck APPLIANCES R EN ... LG LDF8812 Stainless Steel Built-in Dishwasher
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