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Samsung Washing Machine Error Fault Codes

Samsung washing machine getting an error code? Here is information that will assist you in identifying what may be making your Samsung washer display an error code. Identifying what the error or fault code is will help you to repair your washer. The Samsung specific error fault codes below are to give you an idea as to what part is at fault. You may have to do further troubleshooting to find what may be causing the fault for that specific part.

Samsung Washing Machine Error Codes



Samsung Washing Machine Error/Fault Codes – Probable Fault Identifiers

Samsung Washing Machine Fault Codes
(Newer Model Number Samsung Front Load Washers)

dL
The door was unlocked while the washer was running

dS
The door was opened while the washer was running

d5
The door was opened while the washer was running



FL
The washer failed to lock the door

Hr
Washer temperature control problem
Heater Relay Failure (on main PCB)

LO
The door will not unlock

5E or SE
Washing machine has failed to drain the water

4E
Water fill time out

ND
Water Does Not Drain From Washer

NF
Water fill time out = No Fill



dE
Washing machine door detected as being open

UE
Washing machine has detected an imbalanced load

DC
Washing machine has imbalanced load and will not spin

3E
Motor Drive Error or Hall Sensor Error

bE
Motor short error

OE
Washing machine has detected an overfill situation

LE
Water leak – Excessive SUDS – Bad water level switch



HE
Water heating error detected

tE
Water heating sensor (thermistor) error detected

IE
Water level sensor fault

CE
Abnormal water temperature detected

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Samsung Washing Machine Fault Codes (Older Samsung Washers)

E1
Not filling in allocated time



E2
Pump won’t empty – not draining

E3
Overflow – overfilling with water

E4
Out Of Balance (OOB) detected

E5
Water temp rising or falling too quickly

E6
Water temp rising or falling too quickly

E7
Pressure switch

E8
Temp too high on low temp washes



E9
Water leak, Water level has reduced

EA
Motor generator error

EB
Motor error

EC
Thermistor

ED
Door Open

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109 thoughts on “Samsung Washing Machine Error Fault Codes”

  1. I have a Samsung washer model# WA5471ABWXAA error code is E1 there is a digit in front of the E but not sure what it is looks like a 6 but missing part of it what does this mean I am leaning towards temp issue

  2. I have a top loading Samsung VRT. Every time we use the washer, if it’s not on a quick wash or an all cold water wash, it shuts down with a 4C code. You have to unplug and then plug in to be able to power it off. There is no kink or obstruction in the lines and no matter how long you unplug it doesn’t reset. Just keeps doing the same thing over and over

  3. i have a Samsung washer. it is showing an error of 7e14 i have already checked all hoses and no kinks, i have reset the washer no luck, still showing the error. what do i do next.

  4. Please help. I have a Samsung vrt top load washer and it always worked fine until one day I turned it on and when I did, it immediately powered off. It displayed a code of c6 I believe. It happened quickly. Then turned off and won’t turn back on. I’ve tried all troubleshooting tips I found online. But nothing. I did take check the noise filter and had it tested. Noticed that power is going in but not out to the main board. So could it be the noise filter? Please help , any info is appreciated .

  5. have multiple error codes such as Uc , 2a , and 9e …I have a samsung top load vrt washer…Washer will power on but will not start any cycle due to the door will not lock… it will not even lock in quick test mode ..I have taken the whole thing apart and still no luck…i might get lucky and the door will lock and start a cycle for acoulpe of seconds but then stops again.. any advise will be helpfull .. thanks

  6. I have a new Samsung WW85K5410ww Add Door washing machine. Worked fine for the first 3 months. Yesterday I tried putting a load through and it won’t go further then the first 3 minutes. Starts to fill with water then just stops after 3 minutes. No error code showed up however after I turn it off then on again and do Smart Check, it comes up that the Add door is open. The Add Door is definitely closed, I have checked for anything that may be jamming it or the actual door but it looks fine.
    I have tried unplugging the machine, different cycles, checked the hoses etc. Called Samsung and they couldn’t help me. Any ideas?

  7. I have a front loading 9kg ecobubble wf90f5e5u4w Washing Machine. When the drum is on the ‘slow turning’ part of the cycle it does not turn.
    The drum turns freely by hand and it does not give an error code it just stops the cycle.
    I also slipped the belt off and the motor was not turning properly then either.
    So I think it must be either the motor or the drive circuit.
    The smart check function also says to check motor so I have checked connections on the motor and the main board (again it could be the motor or drive circuits at fault).
    It is the induction motor type so does not have brushes it is less than two years old so a total failure of the motor seems strange (i am another who did not register the warranty so Samsung won’t honour the 10 year motor warranty).
    Before spending a lot of money on a new motor any thoughts?

  8. Have new front loading washer, will not cycle a wash without a code of 4C, Samsung has been no help at all 12 plus phone calls, and also emails the worst customer service I have ever dealt with. Model is Wf45K6500AV/A2

  9. I have an eco bubble 8kg and lately after each cycle, whatever the cycle or program used to wash, a red drum appears on the front panel.

  10. We only got our front old Samsung washer 3 weeks ago and it’s basically “frozen” on normal wash, displaying the error code “AE6”.
    How could it already be having error codes when it’s so new?! And what can I do?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Erin,
      Samsung Washing Machine Error Code AE6 means = Communication error between INVERTER PBA and MAIN PBA.
      Check to be sure the wiring harness going to and from the main control panel outward are secure and not loose.
      If all wire harnesses are tight and in place, you may have a faulty board.
      Call the company you bought it from as there should be a warranty.
      -RR

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      MJ,
      Samsung dryer error code 2E can usually be fixed by unplugging the washer for 10 minutes. This may reset it and clear the 2E fault code. If this does not work, you need to check the wiring harness from the mainboard outward. Be sure all wiring harnesses are secure.
      -RR

  11. Sanjeev Kr Mishra

    I have a Samsung washing machine WF1600NCW.
    I encountered “Uc” error code on display and learned that it is due to voltage surge.
    I waited until normal voltage arrives and machine started to operate normally as usual.

    As of late, I am encountering the OE error code that shows following problem/s as:
    1) At Power On mode, while commanding programme in 63 minutes wash loaded normally with standard detergent and laundry, water comes into tub more than normally encountered before. OE error then displays in washing machine monitor leading to draining out of excess water automatically.
    2) There is no water flow, while water supply tap is on, to the tub in Power Off mode.

    I have also gone through for my case the following:
    1) Water valve might be blinking
    2a) Possibly, rubber hose from bottom of tub to the side of water level sensor might be chocked and be freed by pushing air only by aforementioned mechanics.
    2b) Possibly, water level sensor is blinking.

  12. Thanks for the reply Ian,Z.

    I had already checked the inlet valves for continuity and all tested good. Since my last post, I also order a new Control board thinking that may have been the problem since there was never an error code thrown.. However, I swapped the board and the exact same issue. I can hear the pump running however something is not telling the water inlet valve to open.. it will continue to run like this and you can not pause or stop it from the power or pause buttons, the machine has to be unplugged to stop it. Im wondering now if its the control panel.

    thanks
    Garry,..

  13. I have a Samsung HE front loader WF42H5400 AF/A2 that’s a couple years old.
    For some reason, its not getting water however its not throwing any codes… it will startup and you can hear clicking but no water… I checked the water supply and screens, all good, I ohm out the water inlet valves. All good, I checked the coin filter, all clean..
    and you can’t turn it off, it just keeps running like it’s waiting to fill with water. It has to be unplugged to turn it off.. I left unplugged over night and it still does the same thing. Powers up, starts the cycle however no water.
    I did pull the cover off the control board and there is a red flashing light on the board however I don’t know if that’s a problem with the board or if the board is indicating a problem somewhere else in the system.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Garry,
      Test the water inlet valves.
      Next be sure the wiring to and from the main control board are secure.
      If no go, replace damaged wire harnesses or replace the board.
      -RR

  14. Samsung washing machine, every wash flashes ERR from the start continuously. Sometimes the wash still goes ahead regardless, other times it stalls and sits there. No error code, just ERR and constant beeping. Pressing pause can change the time of the wash for no reason. Tried unplugging but it just reverts to same. Hate any electronic washers for this reason.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Ian Z,
      Be sure the actual board that is displaying the code ERR is connected securely.
      Check the wire harnesses leading to and from the board on your Samsung washer.
      Use caution… unplug washer.
      -RR

  15. My Samsung washing machine is not opening, it keeps on making the lock sound repeatedly until it will show DC1 error. it’s been like that for over a week now. I couldn’t retract the fabrics within. Please is there a way I can open it manually. Please reply ASAP.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Julius,
      You most likely have a faulty door locking assembly.
      Here is a page to show you what to do in your situation about the Samsung washer DC error.

      To open the Samsung washer door if stuck or locked and the mechanism is faulty, Samsung front loaders have a small door located near the base that you can open and inside you should find an emergency pull release for the machine door.
      -RR

  16. I have Samsung washing machine model-WA80V9.
    The machine is not operating and error code shows t01 also “spin” led glows.
    Some time machine is working, after long time switch off the machine.

    1. We have a samsung diamond drum top loader WA75H4000SG/ST and the red light possibly indicating a drum problem (light below the lock feature) has been red after the last 2 washes. I can’t find what it means anywhere…

  17. I have a wa48j7700a top load
    And it is not supplying water and now it shows the code pc, what does it mean?

  18. Wow I wish I did this sooner. I have a Samsung washer model # wa48h7400aw/a2 that I bought 2 months ago. It hasn’t worked yet, not once. After 7 visits from repair man it currently displays a PE code, any clue?? My gut tells me the devil’s in the details and it’s probably something that’s been stupidly over looked.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Carl C,
      Error Code PE on Samsung washer means = The control board is not detecting that the clutch motor is working properly.
      Usually there are not many control boards bad and the clutch motors are reliable.
      The problem is MOST LIKELY in the wiring.
      You will need a multi-meter to check the ohms and continuity.
      Test voltage going to the clutch.
      Voltage should be 120 vac.
      Check resistance through wiring harness to be sure the wiring is secure and not damaged.

      DO THIS:
      Unplug the washer.
      Check the wire connections between the clutch motor and the main electronic control board.
      Check for loose wires or replace the wire harnesses if damaged.
      If the wires check good then disconnect the clutch motor wire harness and measure the resistance between terminals 1 & 3.
      It should measure around 2,000 ohms.
      If you measure infinite resistance then replace the clutch motor.
      If the clutch measures infinite resistance it is broken.
      Parts that need checked or replaced: clutch motor & wire harness.
      -RR

      1. I’m having this same problem. When I measure resistance at the wiring harness going to the stator with the machine unplugged I do not get a reading at all. Nor do I get anything close to 2000 ohms when I check resistance at the stator it self, just a very low reading…?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Mr OLUWASEYI,
      Samsung Washer = 8E = OVER CURRENT ERROR

      IPM fault signal (this is caused by the overload of the MICOM INTO during motor action).

      IPM: Integrated power module.

      The IPM controls the motor.

      If the fault (low signal) happens to be sensed even once during the washing/rinsing stage, the motor stops immediately.

      However, during the dehydrating stage the signal is to be sensed, when the number of signals reads more than 6 per 500 ms during the Washing or Rinsing cycle action.

      If the motor stops working, in one direction ten times, “8E” Error is displayed.

      During dehydrating, when the overload is sensed, the motor stops working at once and then feeds back to the initial stage of the dehydration unbalance sensing. When the feed back has occcurred twice, Error “8E” is displayed during the dehydrating unbalance sensing, No error happens by overload sensing. When it happens at more than 800 rpm, the process is stopped compulsorily.

      Power Switch OFF can clear the overload error.

      -RR

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      Joseph Riano,
      Do you happen to mean UE error code?
      There is no reference for the error code U2 for Samsung washing machines.
      -RR

  19. Brand new, delivered today Samsung WA48j770a washer will not complete test run. Rinse and spin. Washer stops after rinse. Will not spin. Briefly showed code 8e. Unplugged, restarted. Same issue, no code. Just stops. Help!

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      JL,
      The 8e error means control board connection error. Make sure the wire harnesses from the main control board to the washer are secure.
      -RR

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      Portia,
      Le/1E/Ie/lE Error Code
      If you see the words/letters “LE”, “Le”, “1e”, “1E”, “le”, “lE”, “Suds”, “SUDS”, or “sUDS” on the display, it is an indication of “oversudsing” or a water level error. This is almost always caused by using too much bleach, softener, detergent or non-HE detergent. However, this could mean there is an issue with the water level sensor.
      -RR

  20. I have a top loader Samsung WA80V3. First it overflowed and I have checked the pressure switch and cleaned the draining hose, filter.
    Now its displaying 4E error when water reached its level. Its also not spinning when I put it on spin function to drain water.

  21. I have a Samsung WA45H7000A/A2 top load washer. It displays the 4E code during a wash cycle, but will work perfectly through just a rinse cycle. I have check the hoses and filters and all are fine and have good water pressure. Any input would be great!

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Bradley,
      Samsung 4E error means a water inlet problem or the machine cannot get water. Make sure the source water tap is turned on and check the water pressure.
      Turn the machine OFF.
      Turn the water tap OFF.
      Remove the water hose from the tap and dispense the water into a sink.
      Remove the entire hose. Check for Kinks. Check for Clogs.
      Check if water supply is good.
      Check, remove, and then clean the first mesh filter.
      Check and clean the second mesh filter.
      Test the unit by turning it on and by performing a normal wash cycle.
      -RR

  22. My washer is a Samsung front loader and it won’t spin to finish the load what could this be it send out an error code. I can’t remember what the code is but it won’t spin the clothes. Does anyone know what this could be and what would I need to replace it? How much will it cost?? Please let me know.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Michele,
      Without the error code we cannot be specific as to what part is bad or needs replaced. Can you run an empty load and see if the washer shows you an error code? Then let us know? Also, what is the model number of your Samsung washer?
      -RR

  23. Samsung washer has worked for 4 years, but now it won’t run at all. It keeps flashing
    code : d5.
    I don’t know what is going on? Can you help??
    Thanks.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      S.E. Toth,
      The Samsung error code D5 or DS is the same. The D5 error is actually DS. The code means the Samsung washing machine thinks the door is open or unlocked during the cycle. The door has to be checked to be sure it is shutting or closing correctly. Is it getting properly closed? The problem is related to faulty door locking assembly. You will need to check the door switch to confirm it is faulty. Let us know what you find.
      -RR

  24. I have a Samsung top loader –Model number WA60H4200SW,

    it is locked, it shows symbol sigh – – , please anybody help

  25. My Samsung washing machine WA82VNL model ‘6.5 kg top loading’ is facing a defect. The washing machine is continuously running. The timing while in operation in reducing from 28 mins to 5 mins but again goes to 20 mins and the cycle continues till the time i do not stop it. Seems there is some major issue. Can you help me?

  26. Richard De Marco

    I have a Samsung top loader –Model number WA50F9A8DSP/A2.

    The water comes on to fill the tub when the start button is pressed and stays on through out the cycle. So even when the machine is spin drying the water is still running. Water goes off at the end of wash cycle and the drum is filled with water. The correct sequence for the past few years should be press the start button then select wash mode then hit start and the door locks and the machine starts the cycle and water shuts off once filled.

  27. Hi guys, i REALLY NEED YOUR HELP… I have the Samsung diamond drum WA80V3 top loader washing machine. My problem is that , when i start a load it wash and as soon as it must drain the water out to spin or rinse, it will give 5E error code.
    Please help

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      Nolan,
      The ‘5E’ Error is displayed when the water is not draining properly from the Washing Machine. If the water doe snot drain in 15 minutes, a buzzer will sound, and the remaining time indicator will show ‘5E’ Error. Check all aspects of the washer drain pump, motor, and drain hose. Something is clogged and not letting the water drain out.
      -RR

  28. Samsung front loader washer displaying UE after machine has been emptied. Have powered off machine left for 15 minutes and turned on. The UE message has disappeared but the display reads 200 and a red light and also a red light on the spinning icon. How do I clear and reset? Is it another problem that is suspension rods or other? If it is this is it an expensive fix?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Patrick Dinan,
      The Samsung washer UE error code indicates that the laundry load is unbalanced. If after emptying the washer more errors flash or appear, simply unplug the washer for 5 minutes to see if that resets it back to normal. If not please supply us with the model number so we may further research your issue.
      -RR

  29. My dishwasher at the bottom is full of water it came up with an e3 error.
    Could you please tell me how to fix this problem?
    Thanks

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Jo,
      Samsung dishwasher error code E3 = Water Not Draining.
      Check to be sure nothing is blocking the bottom of the dishwasher such as pieces of food or other objects. Clean out the sump (bottom) of dishwasher. If you still get the error code, check the drain hose and drain pump to be sure the hose is not kinked or blocked and to be sure the drain pump is not blocked and is operational.
      -RR

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      Yilian Turcios,
      It is most likely a 5E error code and not SE…. 5E error means clogged debris filter… Samsung Front Load Washers have debris filter access panels located on the front of the unit. The filter is housed inside of the drain pump to prevent the drain hose from being clogged. If not cleaned regularly, unpleasant odor, draining, and filling issues will arise hence the 5E error code. Clean the filter and the error code should clear.
      -RR

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Maria,
      Are you sure the error code is 5C or is it 5E?
      You may have a draining issue.
      Check drainage pump filter for blockages. Check drain hose and waste connection for kinks and blockages.
      -RR

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      Andy,
      The Samsung washer error code u6 indicates a faulty water level switch. Check the switch for clogs and be sure it is operating properly. It probably just needs cleaned. If you find that it is clean and free of blockage, it will need to be replaced.
      -RR

  30. brand new washer

    I just bought a Samsung front load washer 2 days ago and is not spinning it keeps giving me code error 5e what do I do?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      BRAND NEW WASHER,
      The Samsung washer ‘5E’ Error code is displayed when the water is not draining properly from the Washing Machine. If the water does not drain withing 15 minutes, a buzzer will sound and the remaining time indicator will show the 5E Error Code.

      TO FIX:
      -Clean the debris filter.
      -Make sure the drain hose is not clogged.
      To unclog the hose… Remove the drain hose from washing machine. Clean out the inside of the hose. Continue cleaning until the hose is no longer clogged.
      -Make sure the drain hose is not frozen.
      -Make sure the drain hose is installed correctly.
      -Be sure the drain pump is not clogged or blocked.

      -RR

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      Akbar,
      Samsung washing machine error code bE3 means a button is defective. This means a button needs replaced, unstuck, or the control panel components need replaced. Unplug machine and check control panel area for obvious signs of the problem. You may be able to fix the button yourself. Let us know what you find.
      -RR

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      Hazem,
      Samsung washing machine error code AE means = Signal communication error between Main PCB and Sub PCB.
      Remove power to the washer and wait 30 seconds.
      Switch appliance back on again and start a new wash.
      This should reset the washer.
      -RR

  31. I have top loader Samsung washer. When I do wash it fills with water then stops and the 4e code shows up. Anything I can do to fix this?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Dana,
      Samsung washer 4E error code means a water inlet problem or the washing machine is not getting water. Make sure the source water is turned fully on and check the water pressure.
      Is your washer getting water? Is it turned on both HOT and COLD? Fully open? If so is the water inlet where the water goes into your washer clogged? Turn off water and remove hoses to be sure there is no clog.
      If the washer IS getting water and the hoses are not crimped and the water inlet is not clogged, let us know and we can assist to troubleshoot further.
      -RR

      1. With 4E (water inlet) problems note that there can be 2 filters on the water inlet. One in the hose at the tap end and another inside the hard plastic pipe on the washing machine end. On my WF7700 front loader, the one inside the machine end is pulled out for cleaning by a little blue tag. Both filters can be largely blocked at the same time. DF

      2. I have a Samsung WA45H7000AW/A2 Washer Top Load, giving a 4E error, and I have done the following:
        Checked to make sure the hot and cold are getting good pressure.
        Made sure the hoses have no leaks, kinks or clogs.
        The HOT and COLD are turned on and fully on.
        Replaced the water inlet valve.
        I tried different washes from Quick wash, normal wash, to rinse and spin. All fail.
        I have also completed a successful calibration on it.

        The washer starts, locks the door, begins the pre-wash (spray and spin drum), starts to fill both hot and cold. Gets about 10 minutes into the cycle with about 2 1/2 inches of water in the tub and then it throws a 4E error. Immediately it dumps the water and it takes about 10 minutes before you can power the washer off from the 4E error.

        What else can I do?

        1. DIY Project Help Tips

          Kirk,
          If your Samsung washer gets the 4E error code, have you made sure the Water Hose Mesh Filters are clean? The error code 4E does mean the washer is having issues getting WATER supplied to it. This error will be released using Start/Pause button and the washing machine will restart and attempt to fill with water again.

          If you replaced the water inlet valve and you still get the 4E error code, there is still some type of water supply issue. It may sound simple but check the Mesh Filters as this is one of the main reasons a Samsung washer will get the 4E error.

          You may want to check the wiring coming from the Pcb and pressure switch and check the connections. Try opening the washer and clean the pressure bowl and pipes that run to the pressure switch.
          -RR

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      Tony,
      If your Samsung front loader is not washing or spinning, at what point do you experience an issue? Does the washer fill with water? What exactly happens when you press the wash button and try to wash?
      Many times the door lock on a front loading washing machine will go bad or have a wiring issue and cause the washer to NOT WASH. Have you checked the door lock to be sure it is working properly? Here is a picture of the door lock for the Samsung WF206BNW/XAA washer. Can you explain in more detail what is happening with your washer so we may assist?
      -RR

  32. I have a Samsung top loader washing machine for just over a year. I put it on the quick wash cycle and it fills with water but just about to spin and the UE error code jumps up and stops. Not sure what the problem is?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Natasha,
      The Samsung washer UE error code is telling you that the laundry load is not balanced. Try to redistribute the wash load as per the recommended chart here. If the door remains locked and the machine is displaying UE error, please run a drain program – select the spin button until it is on NO spin – either spin symbol with line or a zero.
      -RR

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Natasha Estrada,
      The 8c or 8e error means there is a connection error. The problem is on the washing machine main circuit board. This usually means a new control board is required to fix the washer. Check the connections to the control board to be sure everything is connected secure. If so, a new control board will be needed to fix your washer.
      -RR

  33. It now drains. However, the spin is slow and the slipping noise is still occurring. Is a belt accessible which I may check?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Randy G,
      You will have to open the washer up and check what is causing the slipping sound. If the spin is slow it may be a speed sensor or a part binding up in the washer itself.
      -RR

  34. Unless there is a malfunction in the display light, it is “HC-76”. It originally appeared during the “Rinse” cycle. It would not drain completely but continued to the “Spin” cycle and would slowly turn clockwise and counter clockwise. At this point the is when I could hear the noise which sounded as if something was slipping. I did not smell any type of burning. It seems to go thru its cycle, however, the time display is at a slower than normal rate.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Randy G,
      Check the drain pump to be sure there is no blockage. Also check the drain filter and drain hose. If there is a drain blockage the washer won’t drain properly and therefore an error will appear and the washer will NOT spin.
      -RR

  35. I have a Samsung washer (Model #WF330ANB/XAA01) which I have had for 5 years. I have been experiencing problems draining and spinning. It displays “HC76” which is not mention in the manual. I have run several of the modes and cleaned out any clogs as instructed. When I attempted to run a cycle, the drum will not rotate. It makes a sound as though something is slipping. I removed the back of the unit but without removing any further I do not see anything. Can you assist me?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Randy G,
      First, please recheck Samsung washer error code. Is it HC or HE?
      Does the washer fill and drain as normal EVEN THOUGH THE DRUM WILL NOT ROTATE?
      At what point does the error code HC76 appear?
      Do you smell any type of electrical burning smell or rubber burnt smell?
      Does the washer go through the cycles or stop and will not run.
      Please give more details so we may assist further.
      -RR

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Dave,
      Your Samsung washer is NOT DRAINING = ND.
      Check the drain hose for bends, check the drain pump for clogs, check front filter and clean if needed (filter on front depends on model number of your Samsung washer).
      -RR

  36. I get a PC code and washer stops working. If I calibrate the machine before every load it might finish the cycle. The machine is only a month old. Installers were back a second time to verify that the machine was level and connected properly. Called Samsung and they have no idea what the PC code means. Everything I can find tells me to check clutch. Any help will be appreciated.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Bob,
      We would call the appliance company we bought it from and either demand a new machine or a skilled repair person to come and repair. Why are you working on a one month old washer? PC error code does not show for Samsung in our database. Are you sure it is PC? Also, what do you mean you have to “calibrate” the washer before each wash? Can you give us the model number of your Samsung washer?
      -RR

  37. Samsung washer model #WF209ANWAR/XXA. I’m getting E3 error code. Checked the wires and they are all in place. Even unplugged it like one website said to do. I don’t know what else to do or what would need to be replaced. My husband was the one to look up the code and what to do to try to fix it. But he is not home and I would like to know what to do next?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Angel,
      The 3E error code means a drive motor tach error. If you have already unplugged for 3 to 5 minutes and that did not help… Check the wiring on the drive motor and on the control board. Make sure they are secure and tight. IF so proceed next by checking the hall sensor. The hall sensor is in the back of the washer. It monitors the speed and tub direction. The sensor can be out of range or it could also have a bad wiring connection.
      -RR

  38. This washer Samsung WA400 goes unbalanced with or without clothes in it. Thinking the suspension rods and springs need replaced.

  39. I have a Samsung WA400 that goes into an unbalanced condition and gives a DC error code. It will only spin for four minutes. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Thomas,
      Do you believe the machine is actually seeing a true unbalanced wash load or the washer is sensing a false unbalance? Is the issue constantly happening or is it every now and then? Are you overloading the washer or washing large items like blankets or towels? Here is a Samsung washer DC error video to let you see what Samsung suggests.
      -RR

  40. Just replaced the pump in my Samsung front load washer 2 months ago. It worked fine and then we moved and now it’s throwing an E2 code. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Alison,
      If your Samsung washing machine is flashing or displaying the E2 error code, the control panel is most likely needing to be replaced. This error code indicates the computer senses a stuck or shorted key on the keypad. The key pad is actually a user interface PCB control.
      -RR

  41. Our Samsung washing Machine WD8602R8W is not working. It is not showing any error code. When we push the button to start it, it’s stuck and shows the sign of a lock (not the child lock) simply the photo of a lock. Will be pleased if someone can guide to solve the problem.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      M.T. Mirza,
      Is the door locked and will not open? You may have a door locking mechanism fault. Check wiring harnesses and test door lock with meter. Have you tried unplugging the washer for 5 minutes?
      -RR

  42. I have a Samsung with yo the 5E error too. I have checked and cleaned the debris filter an have the drain hose now going directly into the tub. A bit of water comes out the drain hose as it tries to drain but I suspect not enough. Still getting the 5E error when I try a rinse and spin.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Cain,
      Either get a new drain hose or reposition it and secure it so this does not happen. If the drain hose is NOT the issue, you may have a clogged drain pump. Check drain pump for debris.
      -RR

  43. My washing machine is showing a SE code and wont drain water it washes and then just stops and wont drain water.

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Lydia,
      Clean the debris filter. Make sure the drain hose is not clogged. Make sure the drain hose is installed correctly.
      -RR

  44. I have a top loader Samsung VRT washer and I am getting the error 3E.. Is there anything I can do to reset machine or is this a lost cause and have to call for repair?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Tiffany,
      You need to check the wire harness to be sure it is not loose or unhooked. Use your Samsung washers manual and Go to “Quick Test Mode” to test motor.”
      -RR

  45. I have a front loading Samsung WF8802RPF1/XSA washing machine I have an error message. Which I think is meant to read “E E2” The first “E” is cut off in the display I don’t know what this means but it is constant and I can’t do anything with my machine. I can’t open the door to get my wet clothes out of the machine

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Bernadette,
      Disconnect power for 15 minutes. Plug the washer back in and machine should be reset. If this does not solve your problem and this happens again, please try to see what the full error code is. You could take a picture and email it to us if needed.
      -RR

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      Jimmy,
      Are you sure the error code is F409? What is going wrong on your washer? Please give a detailed description.
      -RR

  46. I am having a problem with the Samsung Front Loader washing machine – WF856U4SAGD. Initially I get the 5E error, then I check the water pump and clean everything………..it’s ok but now I get the 4E error, what shall I do?

    1. DIY Project Help Tips

      MKS,
      You may have a water inlet problem or the machine cannot feed itself with water. Check to be sure both hot and cold water is on. Check for kinks. If this is ok, you may have an issue with the water inlet valve. Check to be sure all wiring harnesses are tight and secure. Does your washer fill with water? Does the washer display the 4E error code at initial start of wash cycle?
      -RR

      1. Hi my Samsung top loader washer is send a code 8c and is also not draining very fast. I’ve check the drain line it seem ok.
        Does anyone have any idea what wrong with it?

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