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LG LDF8072[ST] dishwasher

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Summary: This LG conventional dishwasher has
  • A soil sensor.
  • An adjustable upper rack.
  • A delayed-start feature.
  • A stainless-steel interior.
  • All hidden controls.
  • Adjustable tines.
  • Ample flatware slots.
  • Time-remaining display.
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Type: Conventional dishwashers
About - LG LDF8072[ST]

The LG LDF8072[ST] is part of the dishwasher test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, dishwasher models like the LDF8072[ST] are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Assessed by running the normal or equivalent cycle to clean a full load--10 place settings of very dirty dishes that were scraped but not rinsed. We examine the dishes and glassware for residual food after cleaning.

Energy use:
For a normal cycle. The largest portion is needed for heating water, both at the water heater and in the machine.

Judged during fill, wash, and drain, mainly by a listening panel.
Features & Specs - LG LDF8072[ST]
info Ample flatware slots Yes
info Adjustable upper rack Yes
info Sensor Yes
info Self-cleaning filter No
info Hidden controls All
info Interior material stainless-steel
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - LG LDF8072[ST]
User Reviews
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Constant problems!!!
Cleans Fantastic
Simple Controls
Faults On An "oe" Error
Best Uses
This dishwasher cleans great but it faults on an OE error about every other month. When this occurs I have to remove power several times, run rinse several times, shopvac the drain hose several times. Not sure what finally fixes it but after a week or so it eventually starts working. This time it has been two weeks and it is still dead. I will never by an LG again.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
Best Uses
How long have you owned it:
Bottom Line
Disappointing appliance
Attractive Design
Awkward Loading
Doesn't Clean Thoroughly
Doesn't Dry Well
Long Cycle
Best Uses
This was part of a kitchen full of new LG appliances, and probably the one I was most excited about - and the one I'm most disappointed with. Although it was incredibly quiet, the dishwasher didn't get everything clean and was difficult to fit my dishes in. I would never run the cycles that last 2-4 hours regardless of how dirty my dishes were - I would soak and rinse them first. Even the extra dry button didn't help much in getting rid of the water left on everything. Glad I didn't get rid of my old one - it's going back into service.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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