How To Fix All Samsung Dishwasher Error Codes?

Are you tired of seeing error codes in Your Dishwasher? You don’t know how to fix these particular error codes?

If yes, then you are in the right place. Today in this article, we will discuss various types of error codes displayed by Samsung dishwashers. 

Nowadays most every dishwasher comes with this digital feature where it indicates the problem and error using two digits or characters.

Similarly, Samsung is also one of them that has been manufacturing digital Dishwashers for user ease. 

What is Samsung Dishwasher Error Code?

Error codes are such types of code that help the user identify a specific problem in the dishwasher.

The electronic device gets damaged or stopped working after a particular time. But, it is an essential appliance for every household when it comes to dishwashers. 

A minor error can stop the dishwasher from properly functioning, which can be disgusting, especially during the dishwasher cycle.

This is where error codes come into play. By understanding error codes, we can quickly identify errors and fix them in the meantime.

There are over 15 different types of error codes displayed in the Samsung Dishwasher. 

You don’t need to remember all the error codes displayed by the dishwasher. You can visit our website whenever the dishwasher omits error codes.

If you can remember, that’s great; otherwise, you can take a screenshot of all the error codes, including its solution. So, let’s discuss the error codes and their solution. 

List of Samsung Dishwasher Error Codes

Samsung Dishwasher Error Codes

Here we will be discussing 14 Error codes displayed by the Samsung dishwasher. Moreover, in the same section, we will also look at the solution to a particular error. 

Clogged Filter Error

Clogged Filter Error or IE error is one of the most common errors displayed by Samsung dishwashers.

This error is mainly displayed when the water is not flowing from the filter.

The Dishwasher filter can get filled with unnecessary dust particles, which could block the water flow on the dishwasher.


You will see food particles left in the dishes whenever the filter gets filled. Moreover, you will also experience unpleased odor from the dishwasher.

This error can be fixed by cleaning the food particle and dirty wastes. Similarly, this error can be quickly identified without showing error codes. 

If the dishwasher is still displaying the same error, make sure to look user manual for the problem. Moreover, you can also ask for support by visiting the Samsung Support Center.

Pump operation error

Pump operation error or 3C code error is another common error code displayed by the Samsung dishwasher.

When you see or encounter these particular error codes, it means that the Dishwasher pump cannot run anymore. Whenever the drain pump is failed, you can see this specific error. 


This error can be fixed by resting the dishwasher cycle from the beginning. Before you restart your dishwasher, make sure to check the drain pump.

Check if the pump is cleaned or clean if there is any drainage. There must be some inner problem if the error is not solved even after the new cycle.

You can also check the user manual for other solutions. If there is no particular solution for this specific error, you can ask for support.

Water supply error

Water supply error or 4C and 4E error is displayed when there is high pressure or temperature in the dishwasher.

If you are increasing the water temperature or pressure above the recommended level, you are more likely to encounter this error. 


Water supply error can be solved by configuring a new setting in the dishwasher.

You can fix this error by setting new pressure and temperature levels. Here are some things you can do to fix this error. 

  1. First of all, check the water pressure and temperature level of the dishwasher. See if it is in the recommended level or not. If not, makes sure to adjust proper temperature and pressure.
  2. Water pressure should be between 20 – 120 PSI. IF it is below or more, you will surely encounter this error. 
  3. Water temperature needs to be set in between 120 – 149 degrees Celsius.
  4. Elbow is one of the perfect ways to terminate this particular issue. Elbow is not available in the dishwasher. You can buy additionally from any major stores or online websites. There are different types of the elbow, but I recommend you 90-degree elbow.
  5. The water supply should always turn on before running the dishwasher. 

Drain Error

Drain error can be displayed by 5C, SC, 5E, and SE error codes. When you see this error, it means that there is some problem related to water inside the dishwasher.

More specifically, this error is encountered when the dishwasher is not draining water. 


Drain error is mainly encountered when standing water is at the bottom of the dishwasher door. Here are some things that you can consider to fix the error. 

  1. First of all, the disposal will help you clear out all the air gaps inside the connecting hose and let water properly flow.
  2. If the problem persists, then check if there is any blockage or remaining piece of food item in the dishwasher or not.
  3. Change the filter or clean it if it is dirty.
  4. Check is the drain valve and makes sure it is working properly and not stuck anywhere.

If none of the methods is working and the problem still exists. Mix vinegar and baking soda and then pour it on the standing water. 

Water reflector error

Water Reflector error or 7E error is another that is found or displayed by the Samsung dishwasher.

When you encounter this error, it means that the water reflector is not working properly from its position.

This error is most seen in the new dishwasher. It mainly happens when the water reflector is blocked by tape or plastic.


Water reflector error is very much common when you buy a new dishwasher.

It is encountered because the water reflector is wrapped with plastic. This could stop the functioning of a reflector.

So, all you need to do is remove the plastic or dirt that prevents it from functioning. 

If the problem persists and it is displaying the same error, then consider restarting the dishwasher from the beginning. If it still exists, contact customer support. 

Low water level error

Low water error is 9E error is displayed when there is less water in the dishwasher for the functioning.

There is some recommended level of water that every dishwasher should have to start the new cycle.

Similarly, if there is not enough water to start the new cycle, you are more likely to encounter this error.


The solution for this problem is very much simple. All we need to do is empty the dishwasher.

After this clean, the existing detergent adds new detergent and runs a normal cycle. After this, the problem should be gone.

But, in case an error still exists, then restart the new cycle before continuing the new cycle. 

Moreover, you can also find the solution to this particular problem in the manual.

Every dishwasher has different techniques to fix the issues. So, check the manual if you are encountering the same issues again and again. 

Access point mode

Access point mode or AP error codes are new codes mainly found in digital Dishwashers.

Whenever your dishwasher gets into access point mode, your dishwasher is likely to throw these error codes.

This mode is very much helpful as it allows us to connect our dishwasher with our smartphone. 


This error can simply be fixed by turning off the access point in your dishwasher.

When you turn it on, expect some devices to be connected to it.

After turning on access point mode, turn off the dishwasher, and now it should not go through this error again.

Button Error

Button or bE error code is a type of error code displayed mainly. When the control panel button gets stuck inside the dishwasher.

Sometimes this error can worsen that you won’t restart or turn off the dishwasher. However, it can be easily solved with just a couple of steps.


Button error can be disgusting as you won’t be able to control your dishwasher properly from the control panel. However, this error can be solved by following these three steps:

  1. First of all, turn off the dishwasher from the control panel if it is working. If not, remove the power cable from the dishwasher.
  2. After this, press all the buttons present in your control panel. While doing so, make sure that your hand doesn’t have water. 
  3. Press the button unless the stuck button works properly. 

After this, turn on the dishwasher and see if the button is working properly or not. If it is still not working, call the support center or call the technicians. 

Communication error 

Communication error is displayed when the dishwasher cannot run the motor or other functioning of the dishwasher.

It is displayed as CE error codes. When your dishwasher encounters this error, you can’t run the dishwasher properly from the control panel.


After restarting, the Dishwasher communication error should not appear in the dishwasher. If the problem still exists even after restarting the dishwasher.

There needs to be a program inside of a dishwasher. You should ask for service support or call a technician.

Leakage error

Leakage error or LC and LE error is displayed when your sensor detects moisture inside or near the reflector. When the dishwasher is in the waterfall model, the dishwasher displays this error. 


Leakage error can be simply fixed by resetting the dishwasher. If you don’t know-how, then here is stepwise information:

  1. First of all, unplug the dishwasher and turn off the power.
  2. After this, wait for some time and maintain a break. Wait for 10 to 15 minutes before restarting the dishwasher.
  3. After the reset the new configuration or reset the leak sensor. 

This is how you can fix the leakage error in the dishwasher. If the problem persists, you can ask for customer support or look user manual. There you will find the solution to this particular problem.

Over Level water error

Over level water error or 0C, OC and oE are error codes displayed when there is more water.

If your dishwasher has more water than recommended, then the dishwasher is more likely to throw this error. 


Over level, water can be fixed using different methods. Here is the list of things you can do to prevent or fix these particular error codes.

  1. First of all, check the sink and drain hose connection.
  2. Make sure to leave the flow of water connected to the drain.
  3. Now clean the drain, filter, and sump from the tube. 
  4. After this, restart the dishwasher.

This is how you can solve over level water error code. If the error is still not fixed, read the user manual or ask for customer service.

High-temperature error or heater error

High-temperature or heater errors are displayed mainly when the temperature inside the dishwasher is boiling or accidentally detected.

Its error codes include HE, LE, IE, 1E, or HC. It can happen due to several reasons. One of the common reasons for this problem is high temperature.


When you are using the dishwasher for a long period, the temperature inside the dishwasher can increase.

Similarly, you will encounter this error when the water temperature is above the recommended level. Follow the below steps:

  1. Turn of the power of the dishwasher.
  2. Now empty the dishwasher.
  3. Put the new detergent and run a normal cycle.

This is how you should fix the High-temperature error or heater error. If the problem still exists, consider restarting the dishwasher before following the above steps.

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These were some of the Samsung Dishwasher Error Codes. After reading this article, I hope you can now locate the error in your dishwasher. We have also discussed solutions for every error code, apart from error codes. So, make sure to follow the step properly while fixing particular error codes. 

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