How To Fix Samsung Dishwasher Error Codes? (SOLVED)

Whenever your dishwasher starts displaying some codes, it’s an indication problem. Here is the list of different codes and solutions to fix these error codes that might be appeared in the future. You can also fix those issues on your own and make your dishwasher able to run again.

Important Note

  • The only digital dishwasher can display error codes, while if a dishwasher does not have a digital display, it will blink or flashing some lights to indicate that there is an issue, and it needs to be fixed. Go to Blinking and Flashing Codes to see other errors.
  • Remember to explore why this error has occurred, don’t do reset or clear the code without knowing the error code’s actual problem because it will cause an error to display again, or maybe it can damage your dishwasher.

Pump Operation Error

If a 3C error code starts to appear in your machine, then it means that your dishwasher’s pump cannot run anymore, and you can fix this problem by visiting the Samsung Support Centre.

Clogged Filter Error

1E, IE These two errors occur on the Waterwall models of Samsung dishwasher. It tells us that the water is not flowing from the filter. To resolve this problem, you have to lean the filter. If you don’t know how to clean the filter, then you check the user manual based on your model. If the error still occurs, then visit the Samsung Support Centre.

High-Temperature Water Supply Error

When a 3E error occurs, it means the water is too hot inside the dishwasher. To fix this error code, you have to check the water temperature and make sure that it is not higher than 176 degrees Fahrenheit. If it is above 176, then you have to set it below. If this error still there, then visit the Samsung Support Centre.

Water Supply Error

When you see an error of 4C and 4E, you should understand that it is an error of water supply. It indicates that the water pressure or temperature is not enough as it has needed to run the dishwasher properly. To fix this problem, you have to follow these steps.

  • Check the water pressure and temperature. It should be according to your dishwasher needs. These are some requirement that you can understand it easily.
  1. Water Temperature: The perfect temperature is Between 120 – 149 degrees Fahrenheit to run the dishwasher correctly. Set temperature according to these numbers.
  2. Water Pressure: It should be between 20 – 120 PSI. If the pressure is below 20 PSI, then it will cause water supply valve failure.
  3. Elbow: You need a 90-degree elbow, it won’t come with a dishwasher, but you can purchase it from a plumbing store or online from amazon. It helps to connect the water line to the dishwasher in a perfect way to terminate this issue. Its size is ½ inch NPT on one side. On the other side, it about 3/8 inches with compression fitting.

  • Supply Line: Like Elbow, the supply line won’t come with a dishwasher, but it can be purchased from plumbing stores. You should attach a supply line of 10ft and make sure that it is made with stainless steel.

  • If a floodsafe is not compatible with your dishwasher, then you should avoid using it.
  • Always make sure that the water supply is turned on before running the dishwasher.

Drain Error

If you ever see such errors in written 5C, SC, 5E, and SE, understand that your dishwasher is not draining water. Follow these steps to resolve this error.

  1. Check the drain connection to the dishwasher that is placed at a sink.
  2. Check the drain hose properly.
  3. Leave the water flow in the sink to see if the dishwasher is connected to it or not.
  4. The last step is to clean up the drain or filter and sump in the tub.

Water Reflector Error

If your dishwasher has started showing an error of 7E, it means that the reflector is not moving correctly from its position. These are two steps to resolve this issue.

  1. If your dishwasher is new or has unboxed it recently, remove a packing tap from waterwall reflector. By doing this, the reflector starts to move correctly.

Check the reflector that it’s installed in a perfect position or not. Also, it should not be blocked.

Low Water Level Error

If you have an error of 9E, so it means that there is less water in your dishwasher, which is why your machine is not running. Here are some steps you can take to begin the process.

  1. Just empty the dishwasher.
  2. Add a detergent to your dishwasher and run a normal cycle.

If the error is still occurring continuously, then unplug the power cord and visit the Samsung Support Centre.

Access Point Mode

If your dishwasher has sent the AP’s error code, then it means that your dishwasher is in Access Point Mode. This mode helps to connect your machine to your mobile phone. But if you are not trying to connect to mobile and remove this error, turn off the dishwasher and rerun it.

Button Error

Your Dishwasher panel has indicated the stuck button if your machine has started showing bE and 6E error code. It usually resolves in two steps.

  1. Turn off the dishwasher by disconnecting the power cord.
  2. Press all the buttons on the panel so that the button is stuck may be fixed.

If this stills there, then you have to visit the Samsung Support Centre.

Communication Error

If your dishwasher shows an error code of CE, then the control panel cannot communicate with the rest of the dishwasher. To fix this, turn off and turn it back to the dishwasher again. If the error persists, contact the Repair Centre.

High-Temperature Heater Error

Rotary models have these three error codes, like IE, 1E, and HC, and the purpose of their coming is to tell you that the water inside the dishwasher is boiling. Follow these steps to fix these errors.

  1. Remove the power cord for 30 seconds from your dishwasher, and turn it on again.
  2. Empty the Dishwasher.
  3. Fill the detergent in the required quantity and run the normal cycle.

If this error still occurs, then visit the Samsung Support Centre.

Heater Error

HE, tE Both of these errors occur when the temperature inside the dishwasher is accidentally detected. Follow these steps to resolve this issue.

  1. Empty The Dishwasher.
  2. Just fill the detergent in the required quantity and run the normal cycle.

If the error still occurs, then visit the Samsung Service Centre.

Leakage Error

LC, LE, both errors occur at this time. When the dishwasher leak sensor felt some moisture or when the reflector is blocked (it happens only in waterwall models). Whenever these errors start showing, then it automatically turns on the dishwasher and does not stop. Attempts to remove water at this time, Read this detailed guide to remove this error.

Over Level Water Error

Whenever you see an error with OC, 0C, and oE, so this means that there is more water than it needs inside the dishwasher. Maybe it’s because of the draining issue. These steps may solve your problem.

  1. Check the dishwasher’s connection, which is at the sink.
  2. Check the drain hose.
  3. Leave the flow of water in the drain connected to the dishwasher.
  4. Now, you have to clean the drain, filter, and sump in the tub.

Zone Wash Error

PC error occurs when the zone wash function is not working correctly. To correct this error, unplug the dishwasher from the power source and rerun the cycle. You have to visit the Repair Centre if the error stills occur.

Half Load Connection Error

PE error occurs when the zone wash function is not working correctly. Follow these two steps to fix this error.

  1. Empty the Dishwasher.
  2. Add detergent to the dishwasher, and run the half cycle.

Unplug the dishwasher from the power source and visit the Support Centre of Samsung.


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