Many modern washing machines display error codes if they detect a fault, but they don’t all display a readable error code. The more basic ones indicate an error by flashing, or lighting some of the lights. If your washing machine stops working and you can see some of the lights flashing, or one or more... continue reading.
Washing Machine Error Codes
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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.
Samsung washing machines can display an error code 5E. This means the washing machine has a “water drain error”. It’s basically timed out on empty, it’s tried draining out the water for 10 minutes and the water level still hasn’t fallen below a specified level (or at least it thinks it hasn’t). This error should... continue reading.
Some Whirlpool washing machines may display the error FP. This error code means “drain failure”. If your washing machine is displaying this code it should still have some water stuck inside. However, sometimes this type of error can be caused by the washing machine erroneously thinking the water hasn’t gone, but in reality it has.... continue reading.
Indesit or Hotpoint washing machine flashing 8 times or displaying error code F08 usually indicate “Heater relay can’t be activated” or “heater relay stuck”. The heater relay on these machines (as at time of writing) is on the pcb, the main control board at the back of the machine. Sometimes they can get jammed, and... 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.