How do you fix an LG dishwasher error code 1(e)?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Lg dishwasher error code 1e is a water inlet error. This error code is displayed when the dishwasher is not able to fill with water properly. There could be a few reasons why this error code is displayed. The first reason could be that the water inlet valve is not turned on. The second reason could be that the water inlet valve is not opening properly. The third reason could be that the water inlet hose is kinked or clogged. The fourth reason could be that the water pressure is too low.

1. Check the water supply and ensure that it is turned on and connected properly

  1. Verify that the water meter is reading correctly.
  2. Verify that the water supply is on and connected properly.
  3. Verify that the water valve is set to the “On” position.
  4. Verify that the water pressure is correct.
  5. Verify that the water temperature is correct.

2. Check the dishwasher for any leaks

  1. Remove the dishwasher from service.
  2. Check the water pressure and flow.
  3. Check the dishwasher for any leaks.
  4. Replace any defective parts.
  5. Reinstall the dishwasher.

3. Clean the dishwasher filters

  1. Open the dishwasher door.
  2. Look for the filter holder and remove the filter.
  3. Put a pot of water on the floor of the dishwasher and place the filter in the water.
  4. Close the dishwasher door and start the dishwasher.
  5. Check the dishwasher’s water levels occasionally and add more water as needed.
  6. Replace the filter after about a month.

4. Clean the dishwasher spray arm

  1. Shut off the power to the dishwasher.
  2. Open the dishwasher door and remove the dishwasher spray arm.
  3. Remove any debris or food that may be blocking the spray arm.
  4. Wipe the spray arm clean with a clean cloth or a damp paper towel.
  5. Reinstall the spray arm in the dishwasher and replace the door.
  6. Turn on the power to the dishwasher and test the spray arm.

5. Run the dishwasher through a cycle with dishwasher cleaner

  1. Open the dishwasher door.
  2. Place a dish in the bottom of the dishwasher.
  3. Close the dishwasher door.
  4. Press the Start button.
  5. Press the Stop button.
  6. Press the Clean button.
  7. Press the Dry button.
  8. Press the Start button again.
  9. Press the Stop button.
  10. Press the Cancel button.