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If your Samsung washer issues the 5E code (it looks like SE on the display), so there is a water draining problem. For the further appliance operating it is necessary to find out the causes of fault. Also, you should know how to eliminate failure.

Samsung washing machine error code 5E by MyApplianceRepairHouston.COM

Washers without a display show the error by a combination. The 40°C indicator lights up and all the modes lamps blink.

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What does the error code mean? Why does it occur?

The 5E error in the Samsung washing machine is a common situation. In most cases, solving the problem doesn’t require the involvement of professionals.

If you have an old model, don’t mistake the drain error with the E5 code. This one means a problem with the heating element.

The value of error codes 5E and E5 in washing machines Samsung by MyApplianceRepairHouston.COM

The washing machine interrupts the washing and doesn’t drain water in the next cases:

When the washer shows the 5E error, find out why water draining is impossible. Only then you will remove the error and resume the normal operation of the washing machine.

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Carefully check the drain filter and hose. Flatten it in case of bending.

How to eliminate the 5E error code in Samsung washer

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What to do if the Samsung washer issues the 5E error due to the drain filter contamination:

  1. Disconnect the washing machine;
  2. Open the plastic cover, under which the hose and drain filter is used in emergency mode;
  3. Remove the plug from the drain hose. Let the water drain into a container;
  4. Remove the filter screw by turning it anti-clockwise and get it out;
  5. Clean the filter from debris and dirt;
  6. Put the filter back, fix the screw and plug the hose with a stopper;
  7. Close the cover.

After that, the washer should drain water as usual. But if this doesn’t help, and there is the 5E error code again, then do the next. Check if there is any clog in the sewage system. Also, inspect the drain hose for bending and any blockages inside.

Perhaps there is just the control unit glitch. So, you need to turn off the appliance, and then turn it on again after 5-10 minutes.

The machine reset helps to cope with random electronics failures.

How to remove a blockage in a drain hose

If the 5E code, associated with a blockage in the drain hose, appears, proceed as follows:

If the 5E error occurs, this may be due to a large amount of dirt and debris in the sewer pipe. The signal for this is water that doesn’t drain not only from the washing machine but also through the sink.

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To solve this issue, you have to:

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If the 5E error appears on the display when the device is operating, then sometimes the code indicates:

If the machine shows the 5E code on the display, you can eliminate the malfunction cause yourself. But in the case of a serious breakdown, you need the help of a professional.


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