If your Samsung front load washer is displaying an error code, don’t panic. There are many Samsung error codes that can be resolved with a simple reset. Below we’ve listed the most common Samsung front load washer error codes with information about common repair parts, DIY solutions, and a description of the problem.

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Samsung Front Load Washer Error Codes

This list includes the most common Samsung Front Load Washer error codes we encounter in Portland, Everett, Beaverton, Tacoma, and throughout our Service Area in the Northwest. If you encounter any of these problems, take the steps to reset the issue as described in the DIY Solution section. If that still doesn’t work, schedule an appointment and one of our technicians can help fix your issue fast.

Drain Issues

nd, 5E Error codes

What prompted the error?
Washer won’t drain.

Possible part failure?
Faulty drain pump.

Possible DIY Solution?
Clog or restriction in drain path.

Door Lock Issues

FO, FL, dE, dE1 Error codes

What prompted the error?
Door lock error. This error appears after the door fails to unlock after seven attempts.

Possible part failure?
Door lock switch assembly.
Electronic Control Board.

Possible DIY Solution?
Unplug the washer and reseat the harness connections for the door lock assembly.

Water Fill Problems

nF, 4E Error codes

What prompted the error?
Water fill problem.

Possible part failure?
Water inlet valve assembly.

Possible DIY Solution?
Make sure the water valves behind the washer are turned on.
Check your fill lines for kinks, obstructions, or freezing.

LE Error codes

What prompted the error?
The water level drops too low during the wash or rinse cycles. Possible leak in washer tub or other components.

Possible part failure?
Washer outer tub.
Washer hoses.

Possible DIY Solution?
Check for proper installation of the drain system.

OE Error codes

What prompted the error?
The water level is too full during the wash or rinse cycles.

Possible part failure?
Water level sensor.
Water inlet valves.

Possible DIY Solution?
You can try to reset the cycle, but this error normally indicates a failed component. Problem is likely the water level sensor if the load doesn’t appear to be too full. Call for professional diagnostic.

User or Installation Errors

Sud, SUd Error codes

What prompted the error?
Washer sensors detect too much soap.

Possible part failure?
Not likely. Reduce soap use.

Possible DIY Solution?
Run empty clean cycle using Affresh tablet. Reduce soap amount and use HE laundry detergent.

nF1, 4E2 Error codes

What prompted the error?
Hot and cold water fill hoses are reversed.

Possible part failure?
Not likely.

Possible DIY Solution?
Turn water valves off. Switch the fill hoses to correct faucet. Turn hoses back on.

dc, UE Error codes

What prompted the error?
Unbalanced load.

Possible part failure?
Suspension system components.

Possible DIY Solution?
Washer is detecting an unbalanced load. Cancel the spin cycle and rearrange your load to ensure it’s balanced. Heavy towels, rugs, and blankets are often the culprit. Restart the cycle to see if the problem resolves. If not, you may have issues with the suspension system. Call for professional diagnostic.

If you need assistance repairing your Samsung front load washer error codes, call Sharper Service Solutions for Factory Authorized Samsung Service throughout Portland and Seattle.