LG dishwashers like many modern appliances are equipped with the self-diagnostic program. The owners and even technicians can benefit a lot thanks to it. But even knowing of error name and description cannot guarantee a successful ability to fix it. Some little problems can be resolved by simply resetting. But when it comes to more serious actions like removing broken parts, such a task should be entrusted to the professional technicians. It will help to keep your LG dishwasher serving you as long as possible.

Error codes for LG dishwashers

OE

This code means that water cannot drain out of the washer. This may happen because of food clogs or installation errors.

Solution:

Check the drain valve/bend.

 

2H

This code denotes the remaining time of functioning, which is less than two hours. It is not an error.

AE

The code indicates a possible leak. The main reason for this error is excessive generation of foam in a tub. This might occur when inappropriate detergent is used or when there is an excessive amount of it. This error may also be caused by other reasons.

E1

This code indicates a leak in the draining system. Check the following to detect a problem:

  • Washer installation (inappropriate installation is one of the reasons for E1 code appearance)
  • An appropriate type and amount of detergent
  • Door leaking
  • Correct loading of the washer
  • Sump motor functioning
  • Float assembly functioning
  • Sump assembly leaking

1E

This error denotes a problem with the inlet. To solve it, check whether the hose is clogged up or not. Also, make certain that taps are open.

LE

This code shows problems with the dishwasher motor. Follow these steps to eliminate the issue:

  1. Press the ‘Power’ button to turn the dishwasher off
  2. Turn off the circuit breaker
  3. Wait for about 10 sec
  4. Turn on the CB
  5. Turn the dishwasher on by pressing the ‘Power’ button
  6. Launch a new cycle.

СE

This code denotes a motor problem. Follow the steps below to eliminate this issue:

  1. Press the ‘Power’ button to turn the dishwasher off
  2. Turn off the circuit breaker
  3. Wait for about 10 sec
  4. Turn on the CB
  5. Turn the dishwasher on by pressing the ‘Power’ button
  6. Launch a new cycle

CR

It indicates the Test Mode. It is not an error.

FE

This code denotes that the dishwasher has problems with water filling. The dishwasher detects an excessive amount of water, which is why the drain pump gets turned on automatically.

To eliminate the issue, follow the steps:

  1. Press the ‘Power’ button to turn the dishwasher off
  2. Wait for about 10 sec
  3. Plug your dishwasher in
  4. Turn the dishwasher on by pressing the ‘Power’ button
  5. Launch a new cycle

 

HE

This error denotes that the dishwasher has sensed a heating or heater issue. This code may appear if your dishwasher fails to heat water or overheats it.

Follow the steps below to deal with this error:

  1. Press the ‘Power’ button to turn the dishwasher off
  2. Wait for about 10 sec
  3. Plug your dishwasher in
  4. Turn the dishwasher on by pressing the ‘Power’ button
  5. Launch a new cycle

tE

This is a thermal problem, which may occur for the following reasons:

  • Water temperature exceeds 194 degrees Fahrenheit
  • The problem with the thermistor occurred
  • The thermistor needs to be replaced

PF

This error denotes a power failure.

This error code may appear to help you avoid serious problems due to power interruption. When the power is restored, you will need to press any button on the dishwasher control board and hold it for 10 seconds. After this, the display will be cleared.

If PF error occurs repeatedly without any power troubles, check the circuit breaker. It might be failing to meet electrical requirements of the dishwasher. In this case, power your dishwasher with a suitable CB.

Cup Open
This is not even an error; it is a reminder for an owner to add a special product and close a cup. The washing cycle will not start without doing that. If you did the abovementioned and it did not help, then call us to resolve this problem.
Leak Detected
A dishwasher will stop working in case of leak detection.
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