Appliance error codes are a mixed blessing. On the one hand they can give a good indication of what has gone wrong if a fault occurs. But on the other hand they are often kept secret from us. Even when you have an error code list the explanations can be cryptic, contain multiple possible causes,... continue reading.
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In the old days error codes on appliances just didn’t exist. When an appliance went faulty, instead of aborting the program and displaying a mysterious error code – it soldiered on regardless and displayed symptoms. At times these symptoms might be quite nasty such as boiling all your laundry or flooding the kitchen, but often... continue reading.
The Dyson CR01 washing machine error code f11 is one of the many next-to-useless codes that I talk about in my error codes (useful or not?) article. F11 means “no motor action”, which means the motor isn’t turning or at least the control pcb isn’t getting any indication that the motor is turning. This fault... continue reading.
This is an error code relevant to the old Hoover New Wave washing machines. E1 = timed out on either fill, heat or draining. This is a typically ambiguous and confusing error code in that it is shared by 3 totally separate and unconnected types of fault instead of having a separate error code for... continue reading.
LG washing machines displaying error code SE are indicating a “motor fault” although the technical information also says it could be a main PCB fault. They recommend to, “try the motor first”. Like many error codes it’s vague and not too helpful, especially for a DIY repairer. So you really need an engineer to try... continue reading.
Modern washing machines indicate error codes by one of 3 ways. The more basic ones usually flash a single light a set number of times in a cycle – eg. Error F03 might be indicated by the door lock neon light flashing 3 times, pausing for half a second or so and repeating. Other models... continue reading.