23+ Common Samsung Front Load Washer Error Codes

23+ Common Samsung Front Load Washer Error Codes

Samsung Front Load Washer Error Codes

What are Samsung Washer Error Codes?

In a washing machine, an error code can represent a problem with the machine or it can signify a locked door or a locked detergent drawer. You may see an error code because of the following problems:

  1. Door switch
  2. Water level sensor
  3. Door latch
  4. Cycle selector switch
  5. Cycle time
  6. Electronic control board

All of these problems require different steps to diagnose and repair and the error code will help you to determine which problem your machine has.

Samsung Front Load Washer Error Codes

Samsung Washer Error Codes – What to Do When You See an Error Code.

1. Error Code 1E

This is caused by a Water level sensor Issue. The solution is to wait 30 seconds after turning off the appliance at the mains. Restart the appliance and begin a new program.

2. Error Code 3E, 3E1, 3E2, 3E3, 3E4

This is caused by Motor Defects.  To solve this, switch off the appliance at the mains then wait 30 seconds. Switch the appliance back on again and start a new program.

3. Error code E4

This is caused by the Water supply error. The appliance is not detecting that the unit is filling with water. The solution is to check the water supply. Check water supply is turned on and that there is adequate water pressure (min:0.5bar, max: 8bar). Check to see if the water hoses are not kinked. Check Inlet filters inside end of Water Valve. If the water supply is OK,  contact the technician.

4. Error codes 4E1 & 4E2

This is caused by the Water temperature issue. The solution is to Check that the water pipe is connected to a cold source rather than a hot source. A blue tap usually indicates cold water.

5. Error Code 5E

This is caused by a water drainage issue. Water is not draining from the appliance. The solution is to Examine the drainage pump filter for obstructions (e.g., lint, coins hair, clips)

Inspect the drain line and waste connector for kinks and clogs before running a spin cycle to drain the remaining water in the appliance.

 6. Error Code 6E

This is caused by the water heater not functioning

7.  Error Code 8E

This error code is caused by an over-current error. The remedy is to turn off the appliance at the power supply and wait 30 seconds. Restart the appliance and begin a new program.

8. Error Code 9E1

This is caused by a Power error and the remedy is to turn off the appliance at the power supply and wait 30 seconds. Restart the appliance and begin a new program.

9.  Error Code AE

This is caused by a Signal communication error between Main PCB and Sub PCB.

The remedy is to turn off the appliance at the power supply and wait 30 seconds. Restart the appliance and begin a new program.

10. Error Code bE

This is caused by Motor Defects.  To solve this, switch off the appliance at the mains then wait 30 seconds. Switch the appliance back on again and start a new program.

11. Error Code bE1

This is caused by a power Button issue. The remedy is to press the Button for an unusually long period of time. Check to see if any of the buttons are stuck or are jammed in place. Remove the device from the power supply and clean the buttons with a gently wet cloth.

12. Error Code B2/bE2

This error is caused by a Control button issue. The remedy is to press the Button for an unusually long period of time. Check to see if any of the buttons are stuck or are jammed in place. Remove the device from the power supply and clean the buttons with a gently wet cloth.

13. Error Code CE

This is caused by a Water cooldown issue. The remedy is to check water hose is connected to a cold supply and not a hot supply. Coldwater is usually indicated by a blue tap.

14. Error Code dE & dE1

This error is caused by a Door issue. The remedy is to Check that the door is closed fully. Check nothing is trapping in the door.  Check unit is not overloaded.

15. Error Code dE2

This error is caused by On/Off switch error. The button is being operated continuously. The remedy is to disconnect the appliance from the mains wait 5 minutes and then try again.

16. Error Code FE

This error is caused by the Fan. There is Fan Error.

17. Error Code H1 & HE

These errors are caused by water temperature issue.

18. Error Code HE1 /HE2 /HE3

These errors are caused by Water heater not functioning,Dryer heater not functioning & Steam function does not operate normally

19. Error Code Hot

These errors are caused by appliances too hot. This is not a fault; the appliance fan will continue to operate until the appliance is cold enough to remove the washing (55°C). The door will then be unlocked. – This prevents heater malfunctions.

20. Error Code LE & LE1

This is caused by the Natural drain/Water leak – Low water level detected during the cycle. The solution is to check that the level of the drain hose does not fall below the level of the washing machine’s base. In addition, look for a water leak. If there is no evidence of water, turn off the power, reconnect, and try again.

21. Error Code OE & OF

The Overflow error.  It’s possible that too much washing powder/liquid was used. The solution is to turn off the power to the appliance, wait 30 seconds, and then turn it back on. To drain the washing machine, turn on the drain pump.

21. Error Code SUD (sometimes misread as 5UD)

This occurs when too much foam is detected and is displayed whilst foaming is being removed.

This isn’t a fault. The appliance will typically correct itself, but if it does not, you will need to run either an “Eco drum clean” cycle (on some models) or a 90°C cotton cycle with no detergent or washing load.

Please minimize the amount of detergent used to avoid this from occurring.

22.  Error Code UC

Excessive fluctuation in the supply voltage. To solve this, switch off the appliance at the mains then wait 30 seconds. Switch the appliance back on again and start a new program.

23. Error Code UE

Unbalanced error – The load in the drum is unbalanced. This isn’t a fault. The appliance detects an unbalanced load and, for safety reasons, stops the spin.

Please redistribute washing by adding or deleting items to produce a more balanced load to assist prevent this from happening.

Single large/heavy objects, such as bath mats or huge towels, are unlikely to spin on their own, so please add 2/3 extra towels and spin again.

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