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Offline clcmbtn

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No hot water
« on: February 12, 2010, 03:00:09 PM »
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I happened upon this place while googiling possible probelms with a LG LDS5811ST Dishwasher.  I am being given this unit and don't have a model number yet.  However, my neighbor says that it doesn't get the water hot.  Is there a seperate element that heats the water?  I would have thought the water connection would have just supplied the water hot already.  Am I wrong?

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Re: No hot water
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2010, 03:39:59 PM »
Yes,there is a heater that boost the water temperature.
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Re: No hot water
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2010, 05:38:39 PM »
The regular hot water in your home is not hot enough to sanitize the dishes hence the heater element.
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Re: No hot water
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2010, 12:01:52 PM »
Is the element hard to replace or is it pretty straight forward?  Thanks for the quick responses.

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Re: No hot water
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2010, 12:27:04 PM »
This manual will help. It is fairly easy. Check it with your meter before installation and replace it then if it is bad.

http://136.166.4.200/contents/Dishwasher/LDF6810/LDF6810_Service_Manual.pdf
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Re: No hot water
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2010, 01:24:29 PM »
Thanks Jump!!  Picking it up tomorrow so I will post what I find.  (in case anyone cares:) )

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Re: No hot water
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2010, 02:18:35 PM »
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Re: No hot water
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2010, 01:39:27 PM »
Picked up the washer today.  The model # is Lds5811st.  I would assume I am checking heating element for continuity?

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Re: No hot water
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2010, 06:34:46 PM »
Update:
Installed machine and hooked everything up.  Started and I am getting an IE error.  Double checked and I have good water pressure to the hook up on the machine.  Any suggestions?

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Re: No hot water
« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2010, 07:45:00 PM »
Ohm your water valve ,should be between 950 and 1300.I think :-\

 

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