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tE, tC, EC errors occur on all types of Samsung washing machines, including conventional washers and ones with drying mode. It can occur immediately after door locking or water gaining when the washing machine scrolls the drum for 5-10 minutes. The main reason is the problem with heating.

Samsung washer error code tE by MyApplianceRepairHouston.COM

The meaning of the tE error code in Samsung washing machines

The tE error code indicates a problem with a water temperature sensor that monitors the heating of the device. The Samsung washing machine doesn’t receive or get incorrect information from the sensor.

Usually, tC, tE, EC error appears on the display when the voltage level of the water heating sensor is less than 0.2 V or more than 4.5 V.

The EU error is an analog of the tE code. It is typical for Samsung washing machines until the 2007 year of production.

Samsung washing machine can issue different versions of the code tE – tE1, tE2, tE3. Here’s what these codes mean:

Often the washing machine displays the tE code at the beginning of the wash before the water heating. The varieties of this error code appear on display after washing and spinning when laundry is dried.

When tE, TC1, TC2, TC3, TC4, EC error codes occur, in rare cases, it is possible to remove the error manually, as they signal the malfunctions.

The washing machine issues the tE error when:

How to eliminate the tE error code by MyApplianceRepairHouston.COM

What to do when the tE code is lit:

  1. If the control module fails, turn off the machine from the network. Wait a few minutes, and then restart the washing process;
  2. In case of bad contacts in the temperature sensor or heating element, move them as if inserting a plug into the socket;
  3. If the sensor readings are incorrect, reset the data by pressing the corresponding correction button. The majority of modern Samsung washing models are equipped with this button.

This is how to solve the problem if it is not a severe breakdown.

To eliminate more serious damage, call a specialist if you face with:

You can handle the tE code yourself if the breakdown is not severe.


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