Samsung Front Loader Washing Machine Error Fault Codes







Here you will find a full list of Samsung front loading washer error codes. Error or fault codes are shown on your washers display to identify what is wrong with your washer. Error codes also tell you which part may be faulty. The part needed to repair your Samsung washer for each error code is shown below. If you have to put the washer into diagnostic mode or need schematics for troubleshooting electrical issues, the diagrams and instructions are below.

Samsung Front Load Washing Machine Error Fault CodesWashing Machine Error Fault Codes for Samsung Front Load Washers

Samsung front load washer error code charts can be found below. Please go further down on this page for more detailed error code troubleshooting. The information below will assist you to find out what has caused the error code to appear on your Samsung front load washer and also the part you need to repair it. If you have any questions or need help understanding and troubleshooting the Samsung washer error code, leave your question/comment at the bottom of this page and we will be more than happy to assist you.






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Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE 4E or nF
Error/Fault Code Condition: Water fill problem
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: The washer fills for 40 minutes. The water level has not changed after 6 minutes. Be sure the water supply valves for the washer are open. Check the water hoses for bends. Check the water inlet valve. If the valves are found to be faulty then replace the water inlet valves.
Replacement Parts Needed: Water Inlet Valve Assembly

Samsung washing machine water inlet valveSamsung Washing Machine Water Inlet Valve

Samsung Washer - Check the connection of water supply valve

Samsung Washer Water Supply Valve
Check the electrical connection of the water supply inlet valve.

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE 5E or nd
Error/Fault Code Condition: Washer does not drain within 15 minutes
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: Check the washer drain for blockage. Clean the filter in the drain pump. If the drain pump is faulty then replace it.
Replacement Parts Needed: Drain Pump









Samsung Washing Machine Drain PumpSamsung Washing Machine Drain Pump

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE LE
Error/Fault Code Condition: Low water level
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: The water level drops down below the reset level during the wash and/or rinse cycle. Check that there are no leaks in the washer’s tub. Check the drain system as water can siphon out of the washer if the drain hose is not installed correctly.
Replacement Parts Needed: Washer Tub – Drain Hoses

Samsung Washing Machine Drain Hose AssemblySamsung Washing Machine Drain Hose Assembly

Samsung Washer - Drain Hose Install CheckSamsung Front Load Washer
Drain Hose Install Check – Is Drain Hose Installed Correctly?

Samsung Washer - LE error code checkSamsung Washer LE error code
LE error code check – Check for error in Main PBA.

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE SUd or Sud
Error/Fault Code Condition: Excessive soap suds
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: The washing machine has too many suds/bubbles. Do not use an excessive amount of HE laundry detergent.
Replacement Parts Needed: Less Laundry Detergent









Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE 1E or lE
Error/Fault Code Condition: Water level sensor
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: Remove power from the washer. Check wire harness connection from the water level sensor and main control board. If the connections check good then replace the water level pressure sensor.
Replacement Parts Needed: Wire Harness – Water Level Pressure Sensor

Samsung Washer Water Level Pressure SensorSamsung Washer Water Level Pressure Sensor

Samsung Washer - Check the water level sensorSamsung Washer Water Level Sensor
Check the water level sensor – Measure coil resistance for breaks.

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE HE
Error/Fault Code Condition: Water heating error
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: Check heating element and thermistor.
Replacement Parts Needed: Heating Element – Thermistor

Samsung Washer Heating ElementSamsung Washer Heating Element

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE CE
Error/Fault Code Condition: Abnormal water temperature
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: Water drain will begin if incorrect water temperature is sensed at the beginning of water supply. Check thermistor connection and thermistor.
Replacement Parts Needed: Thermistor

Samsung washing machine thermistorSamsung Washing Machine Thermistor

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE LO or dE or dE1
Error/Fault Code Condition: Door unlock error
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: The door does not unlock after 7 tries. Unplug washer and open door. Replace the door lock switch assembly if faulty.
Replacement Parts Needed: Door Lock Switch – Electronic Control Board

Samsung Washer Control BoardSamsung Washer Control Board

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE FL or dE or dE1
Error/Fault Code Condition: Door lock error
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: The door does not lock after 7 tries. Unplug washer. Check wiring harness to door lock. If wiring connections are not damaged then replace the door lock assembly.
Replacement Parts Needed: Door Lock Switch Assembly

Samsung Washer Door Lock SwitchSamsung Washer Door Lock Switch

Samsung Washer - Check door lock assemblySamsung Washer FL Error Code
How to check and troubleshoot the door lock assembly.

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE OE
Error/Fault Code Condition: Water overflows
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: The water level sensor has detected a water overflow. If the washer overfills then check the water inlet valves. If the valves do not turn off the water flow then replace the water inlet valve assembly. If the washer does not overfill then the water level sensor should be removed and replaced.
Replacement Parts Needed: Water Inlet Valve Assembly – Water Level Sensor

Samsung Washer Water ValveSamsung Washer Water Inlet Valve

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE UE or dc
Error/Fault Code Condition: Unbalanced wash load
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: The washers load is seen as unbalanced at the final spin cycle. The spin basket will not spin over 150 rpm when the error code is shown. Cancel the spin cycle and redistribute the wash load. Does the washer spin properly after redistribution? If no then check the suspension system.
Replacement Parts Needed: Washer Suspension System Parts

Samsung Washing Machine SuspensionSamsung Washing Machine Suspension Components

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE bE2 or E2
Error/Fault Code Condition: Stuck key on control panel
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: A key on the control panel is not functioning. If you are unable to get the stuck key freed then replace the user interface board. AKA: Sub PCB control board.
Replacement Parts Needed: User Interface Board/Sub PCB Control Board

Samsung Washer Control BoardSamsung Washer Control Board (Display Panel)

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE ds
Error/Fault Code Condition: Door is open when washer locks
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: The washer control has detected the washer door is open while trying to lock. Check the door lock switch. If the door lock switch assembly is faulty then replace it.
Replacement Parts Needed: Door Lock Switch Assembly

Samsung Washer Door Lock Switch SolenoidSamsung Washer Door Lock Switch Assembly/Solenoid

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE AE
Error/Fault Code Condition: Communication error between control board and user interface board
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: Check the wire harnesses from the control boards. If the wiring connection is found to be good then replace one of the faulty boards.
Replacement Parts Needed: User Interface Board/Sub PCB Control Board – Electronic Control Board

Samsung Washer Main Control BoardSamsung Washer Main Control Board

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE SF
Error/Fault Code Condition: Control board error
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: Remove power from the washer for 10 minutes to attempt to reset the control board. After 10 minutes plug the washer back in. If the error code comes back then replace the control board.
Replacement Parts Needed: Electronic Control Board

Samsung Washer Control BoardSamsung Washer Control Board

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE Hr
Error/Fault Code Condition: Heater relay fail
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: The heater relay is located on the main control board. Remove power to the washer for 10 minutes to attempt to reset the control board. After 10 minutes plug the washer back in. If the error code comes back then replace the control board.
Replacement Parts Needed: Electronic Control Board

Samsung Washer Main Control BoardSamsung Washer Main Control Board

Samsung Washer - Hr Error Code CheckSamsung Washer – Hr Error Code Check
How To Check Heater Voltage for Hr Error Code.

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE nF1 or 4E2
Error/Fault Code Condition: The cold and hot water hoses are reversed
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: Connect the cold and hot water hoses hot to hot and cold to cold.
Replacement Parts Needed: Water Supply Hoses

Stainless Steel Washing Machine HoseStainless Steel Washing Machine Hose

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE 2E
Error/Fault Code Condition: Internal control board fail
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: Remove power to the washer for 10 minutes to attempt to reset the control board. After 10 minutes, plug the washer back in. If the code comes back then replace the control board.
Replacement Parts Needed: Electronic Control Board

Samsung Washer Main Control BoardSamsung Washer Main Control Board

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE 3E
Error/Fault Code Condition: No signal received from drive motor tachometer (Hall Sensor)
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: Remove power from the washer. Check wire harness connection on drive motor and control board. If the wiring connection checks good then the drive motor or the tachometer/hall sensor should be replaced.
Replacement Parts Needed: Drive Motor – Tachometer/Hall Sensor

Samsung Washing Machine MotorSamsung Washing Machine Motor

How to check Hall Sensor on Samsung Washing MachineSamsung Washer Hall Sensor
How to check the Hall Sensor on a Samsung Washing Machine.

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE tE1 or tE
Error/Fault Code Condition: Water temp is either high or low
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: Check to see what water temperature the control board measures using Diagnostic test mode (see below). If the water temperature is increasingly different then replace the thermistor.
Replacement Parts Needed: Thermistor

Samsung washing machine thermistorSamsung Washing Machine Thermistor

Samsung Front Load Washer ERROR CODE bE
Error/Fault Code Condition: Motor triac short error
Check, Troubleshoot, or Repair: There may be a shorted circuit to motor or PCB. Check power supply to washer, Go into Diagnostics Mode and or Test Mode (see below), Check main control board, Check main drive motor.
Replacement Parts Needed: Main Control Board – Drive Motor

Samsung Washer Control BoardSamsung Washer Control Board

Samsung Front Load Washing Machine – Diagnostics Mode:

In certain instances you may need to put the Samsung washer into Diagnostics Mode. You can check what error codes have previously occurred using this mode. On most Samsung front loading washers you enter diagnostics mode by Pushing the “Signal” button and the “Extra Rinse” button. Push the “Spin” button and when “d” is shown on the display panel, turn or jog the dial in a clockwise or counter clockwise motion and you can then see error codes that have happened recently.

Samsung washer diagnostics mode

Samsung washer error diagnostic mode checkSamsung washer error – Diagnostic mode check

If you need to troubleshoot and test the Hall Sensor, Water Valve, Motor, AC Power, Door Lock, Washer Heater Relay, or Drain Motor, the PIN number locations to test with a multi-meter are shown below. (You can check Voltage and Resistance of the washer’s parts using the diagram below to find out if a part is faulty.)

Samsung Washer PCB Board PIN LocationsSamsung Washer PCB Board PIN Locations
Hall Sensor, Water Valve, Motor, AC Power, Door Lock, Washer Heater Relay, Drain Motor.

Samsung Front Load Washer - Check the Voltage of parts from the pins on boardSamsung Front Load Washer
Check the Voltage or Resistance of parts from the pins on board.

Samsung Washer - SUB PCB (DISPLAY) MAIN PCB Board & Components SchematicSamsung Washer
SUB PCB (DISPLAY), MAIN PCB Board & Components Schematic.

Samsung Washer - Check AC power supplied to Main PBASamsung Washer
Check AC power supplied to Main PBA.

Samsung Washer - Check DC power supplied to Sub PBASamsung Washer
Check DC power supplied to Sub PBA.

Samsung Washer - Check the power supplied from PBASamsung Washer
Check the power supplied from PBA.

Samsung Front Load Washer Troubleshooting Error Codes, Diagnostics Mode, Circuit Board Schematics.
Troubleshooting Vibration & Noise, Water Leakage, Water Supply, No Power, Improper Operation, Mode Error, Test mode / Diagnosis, Circuit Diagram / PBA.



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