No one wants their appliance to display an error code. But it does happen, and indeed, Samsung dishwasher blinking light codes is not impossible.
But what does the code may mean for the dishwasher? How many codes are there? How can you fix them? This article will guide you further in the matter.
Error Codes in Samsung Dishwasher
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There are many error codes in Samsung dishwasher, and they each have different meanings. Here are some of the list of the codes that can be occurred to your dishwasher. If there are no code shows, you can also run Samsung dishwasher diagnostic mode to get what problem your dishwasher may have.
- Clogged Filter (1E)
This means that water is not making it through the filter of your dishwater. Fix this by cleaning the fine filter at the bottom of the dishwater.
- The Pump Has Failed in Operation (3C)
If your pump failed, try to restart your dishwater by turning it off and on again.
- High-Temperature Water Supply (3E)
Check again. The limit for the temperature is 176 degrees Fahrenheit. If your water is too hot, cool it down.
- Water Supply (4C, 4E)
Samsung dishwasher error code 4C and 4E means that the water’s pressure or temperature is not the right set.
Fix this by verifying whether the pressure and the temperature are set right. Also, make sure that the water supply of your unit is turned on.
- The Dishwater Can’t Drain (5C, 5E)
If your dishwater shows code 5C or 5E, try to run the water in the sink that the dishwasher is connected to, also inspect the drain hose and the dishwasher’s drain connection at the sink. Then, clean your drain, filter, and sump.
- Error Reflector (7E)
Check whether the packing tape has been removed from the reflector if you unbox your dishwasher. Make sure the reflector is installed in the correct position, and nothing blocked it.
- Low Water (9E)
When there is not enough water in the dishwasher, code 9E will show up. With this error, you should empty the dishwasher before running a normal cycle.
More error codes may be present in Samsung dishwasher, including AP, bE, CE, HC, IE, HE, LC, LE, OC, oE, PC, and PE. Most of those codes will require you to restart your dishwasher for it to return to normal.
Error in Non-Display Samsung Dishwasher
Error code only appears in a dishwasher with a digital display. If your dishwasher doesn’t have a digital display, it will use blinking lights. If this happens, it is better to seek help from customer service or a technician.
Samsung Dishwasher Beeps 3 Times and Flashes, Why?
It could be because of a failed water wall. When this happens, the problem may not go away even after you reset your dishwasher. If you can’t fix it or are not sure of what to do, call your service technician for the best solution.