How to Reset Samsung Washing Machine Program [2 Methods, Plus Solving Different Error Code]

Samsung Washer

When something goes wrong with your washing machine, it’s tempting to believe that all that’s required is a simple reset.

Many times, unexpected technical glitches (such as those that may occur after a power failure) can be remedied by performing a hard reset; but, if the problem persists, additional troubleshooting will be required to determine the source of the problem.

However, depending on the problem you receive, it may or may not be a good idea to restart your Samsung washing machine at the first hint of difficulty.

Continue reading to learn how to reset your Samsung washing machine, when you should and shouldn’t do so, and what to do if a reset doesn’t work.

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How to Reset Samsung Washing Machine Program

What To Know

When your Samsung washing machine develops a problem, one of the simplest solutions is to reset it.

Resetting your Samsung washing machine is simple.

Instead of calling for service, Samsung recommends that you reset your washer if you discover concerns such as an internal control board error prior to calling for assistance.

It is possible to address a wide range of difficulties with your Samsung washing machine by resetting it to its factory settings.

These issues also include the following Samsung washing machine error codes:

  • Error code 8E is displayed (Overcurrent error)
  • Error code 9E1/PH1 is displayed (Power error)
  • Error code AE/ 13E is shown (Signal communication fault between the Main PCB and Sub-PCB)
  • bE is the error code (Motor issue)
  • Heater relay failure is indicated by the error code HR.
  • Shortly put, resetting your Samsung washing machine to factory settings will save you a lot
  • of money. As you and I both know, professional service can be quite expensive.

So, what is the proper way to reset a Samsung washing machine?

When performing DIY troubleshooting on your Samsung washing machine, the following steps will show you how to reset the program:

How to reactivate the Samsung washing machine software and get your washer back to working order?

Of course, resetting your Samsung washing machine program effectively restarts the machine’s programming, which may be the key to getting your washer to operate regularly once more.

Because it is so simple, it is possibly the most straightforward troubleshooting technique you can undertake when it comes to Samsung washing machines. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Follow these simple instructions (which apply to most Samsung washing machines) to complete the task:

Using the Samsung washing machine program, you can reset it.

Method 1: Unplug the device and restart it.

To begin, you can reset your washer by simply unplugging it from the power source.

However, you may have to wait a bit for the washer’s electrical charge to entirely dissipate because the capacitors on its circuit boards may still be holding a charge after being turned off.

Now, in general, waiting for one to five minutes should be sufficient to resolve the issue.

 Method 2: Reset the computer by turning off the power (at the circuit breaker in your home).

An alternative technique of resetting the machine’s programming is to switch off the power to the appliance at the circuit breaker panel in your home or office.

If you choose this method, it is crucial to remember that you will still have to wait for a number of minutes (one to five minutes even today) before you can turn on the computer again.

That’s all there is to it! If your Samsung washing machine has not developed any more serious issues, you should be able to use it as usual.

Quick Tip: The quickest approach to see if everything is working properly again is to start a new program (after switching the washer on again). 

Resetting Samsung Washing Machine With Different Codes

dS is the error code.

There is a striking resemblance between this dS error code and the dL error code.

dS occurs when the machine is running and the door is unlocked and the start button is pressed to start the machine.

Generally speaking, this does not occur.

I’m referring to the reason why you will operate the machine without securing the door.

However, if you have already completed the task, do not be concerned.

Close the door thoroughly on both sides.

Check to see that the door is properly closed and secure.

If you are confident in your abilities, you can simply push the power button to restart the software. Your washer is now ready to go through another cycle.

FL is the error code.

This error code also has something to do with the door.

When the washer is unable to lock the door, the FL error code is displayed on the screen.

In most situations, you are not at fault.

However, you must perform a factory reset in order to restore the functionality of your system.

First and foremost, be certain that nothing is blocking the door.

Then secure it with a strong lock.

Simply restart the machine by pressing the button one more to get it ready for the next load of laundry.

Code of Error Hr

According to the washer cycles, hot water, and cold water are required to complete the washing process in your Samsung washer.

Because there are some temperature-related factors, it is possible that your washer will experience some temperature-related issues.

When the temperature becomes uncontrollable, the washer displays the fault code Hr on the LCD.

Man, take it easy! what is the answer to the error code?

This code can be reset in a jiffy and with little effort on your part.

First and foremost, make sure that the hoses are connected properly.

You must connect the hot water hose to the hot water connection on the hot water heater.

Once again, you must connect the cold water hose to the cold water distribution system.

Also, check to see that the water heater in the room is in proper working order.

LE is the error code.

To operate a washing machine, you do not need to be a trained professional.

However, you must keep a few things in mind.

One of these variables is the water level.

If your washing machine does not receive enough water to begin a cycle, it will display the error code LE on the display.

This signifies that your washer requires a specified volume of water in order to function properly.

It is necessary to guarantee that your home’s water supply has at least 20psi pressure in order to reset this code. It is also necessary to check that the water entry valve is in proper functioning order.

LO is the error code.

It is the polar opposite of the error code FL, which indicates a problem with the door locking mechanism.

You will have a difficult time getting the door open.

When your washer becomes too hot, it activates its internal fan, which keeps it running until the washer is cool enough (55 degrees) to remove the laundry.

This system prevents the internal heater from going out of service.

Keep your washer running for a few minutes until it cools off.

Then open the door and take the laundry out of the room.

E3 is the error code.

This error code indicates that your washer is experiencing a more serious problem.

Despite the fact that you have already provided all of the necessary instructions, the spinning has not begun.

Rather, it is displaying an E3 symbol.

This number E3 indicates that the motor is not functioning properly and that the washer is not spinning.

Despite the fact that the issue appears to be more serious, the cure is straightforward. Simply press the Cycle Selector button to restart the cycle, and your washer will be ready to go.

The error code nD

It indicates that your washer has failed to drain the dirty water and is now completely full of water.

Don’t be concerned!

Despite the fact that it appears to be a significant difficulty, the solution is really simple.

In the blink of an eye, you can resolve this situation.

First and foremost, make certain that the drain hose is correctly connected and that it is not kinked. You will also need to clean the lint filter on a regular basis in order to avoid this error code.

nF is the error code.

When your washing machine tries to fill water but fails, it displays the error code nF on the screen.

That is, it is the polar opposite of the nD code.

It is not a major issue, and you should be able to resolve it without difficulty.

First and foremost, make certain that the faucets are open.

Second, check to see if the inlet hose is in good condition or if it has become kinked.

Last but not least, make certain that the water in your home’s water supply line is flowing properly.

Washers that do not have a Reset Button

Remove the washing machine’s plug if accessing it to manually reset the washer is not possible.

Otherwise, switch off the circuit breaker.

Depending on the machine model and the directions in the owner’s manual, you may need to leave it off for 30 seconds to 1 minute.

With a washer that has an on/off knob control, turn the dial clockwise to select a cycle other than “Final Spin.”

Any cycle other than “Spin” can be selected using the button controls.

Verify that the water supply to the washing machine is turned on.

Reconnect the circuit breaker.

Start the washing machine by pressing the button.

It is necessary to open and close the lid of some machines six times after connecting the machine in order to reset the motor on some machines.

When the Reset button does not work

In certain instances, nothing happens after pressing the reset button or manually resetting the washer.

It is possible that your machine has a malfunction or a faulty element that prevents it from running properly.

A defective timer or a problem with door switches and locks are among the most prevalent types of issues that require repair or replacement.

When necessary, authorized experts can replace parts or perform maintenance on the washing machine.

Replacement components are available for order on the websites of major manufacturers, and some websites also provide schematics or answer your inquiries.

If you have a recent-model washing machine, see if it is still covered by the manufacturer’s warranty.

Washing Machine with a Programmable Cycle

Certain programmable washers are equipped with a reset button.

An inadvertent “Delay Start” command can be cleared with this function, as can control settings in the event of a program fault that prevents the system from starting.

The technique of resetting varies depending on the manufacturer and model. In certain models, turn the knob to the “Reset” position while pressing the “Off” power button.

Select the desired program from the drop-down menu.

To restart the washer, press the power button on the control panel.

Otherwise, if the machine has a “Cancel” button, press it to clear the error and then press the “Pause” or “Stop” button to return the machine to its default settings.

Consult the owner’s manual for your washing machine to determine the exact procedure for your particular model.

On the manufacturer’s website, you may frequently find handbooks for washing machines as well as troubleshooting information.

Our Final Thoughts

After reading this article, I believe you have gained sufficient understanding about how to reset a Samsung washing machine program.

If you encounter any of the error codes listed above, you should be able to resolve them on your own without any assistance from others.

Despite the fact that the resting program is simple, you should have a clear understanding of what you intend to perform.

If you require further assistance, you may contact the Samsung hotline directly.

Frequently Ask Questions

What is the procedure for resetting a Samsung washing machine?

Resetting your washing machine is a simple procedure.

Unplug it (or turn off the power at the circuit breaker), wait a short period of time for the electrical charge to dissipate from the washer (typically 1 to 5 minutes at the most), and then plug it back into the wall.

That’s all there is to it. That’s all it takes to restart your computer.

What is causing my washing machine to fail to complete its cycle?

Problems with Drainage

If the washing machine is not draining properly, it is possible that something was blocking the pump, causing the washer to halt in the middle of a cycle.

General overheating is another possibility for your washer to stop in the middle of a cycle; however, many washing machines have built-in sensors to detect this.

What is the best way to tell if the control board in my washing machine is bad?

There are various signs of a failing front-load washing machine control board, including the washer not starting, not filling, not spinning, and not draining.

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