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LG LDS5811ST / LDS7811ST

failing wires in doors

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#1 certified tech group 51

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 11:16 PM

After doing a few of these dishwashers for wires fusing to the sound deadening material, I thought I would try some thing....A customers asked if there was anything that could be done to prevent this from happening again..I said if we had some thing that was thin and could take some heat........As I am talking,I look at has dish drying rack and what do I spy???Posted Image It was a cutting mat, a kind of nylon/ UHMW material..........So I stuck it behind the wires....Dropped right into a small slot at the door stiffener...... Wire repair, CTG51 stylePosted Image.....AHH.........L.G...life is good...for techs that is... :rocker:

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 07:30 AM

Nice field re-design, CTG! And mo' bettah that the original. Great post! :dude:

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Posted 15 May 2012 - 08:47 AM

I agree :)

Looks better than cardboard too.
To eliminate:

Musty odor

L-O-N-G cycle times

Dingy/yellowing whites

Suds error message

Slow spin speeds

Intermittent water leaks (from rear of washer)

And other annoying symptoms which vary brand-to brand.

Read below:

The *correct* amount of HE (High Efficiency) detergent that should be used in any front load or agitatorless top load washer with tub sizes 3.0 cu ft and larger is as follows:

HE: (2) Tablespoons Per Wash Load

HE 2X: (1) Tablespoon

HE 3X: (1) Teaspoon

Perform a TUB CLEAN CYCLE every (4) months.

Use: "Tide Washing Machine Cleaner"






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How to fix the problem of the wire harness getting broken in the door of LG dishwashers

By Samurai Appliance Repair Man in Samurai Appliance Repair Man's Blog, on 15 May 2012 - 07:30 AM

Many LG dishwashers have a problem where the sound dampening material on the inside of the door softens up and the wire harness on top of it gets stuck in it and eventually breaks.  Academy Fellow CTG51 shows us his ingenious field repair for this problem.  

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