Washing Machine Error Codes: What do they mean?

by | Feb 24, 2021 | Blog

Washing machines are now so clever that they can tell us what exactly is wrong with them with washing machine error codes. At first, they may look scary but with some handy guides and some help from us, you can easily find out what they mean. Let’s take a closer look at what error codes are…

We all have a washing machine, and they play a vital part in our lives. We rely on them for keeping our clothes clean, they are convenient and easy to use. They’ve had a big impact on our laundry routines and over the years the technology used for them has advanced significantly.

Although this may mean there are more things to go wrong, it does also mean that our washing machines now have the ability to tell us exactly what is wrong. They do this through the use of washing machine error codes. A lot of you may already be aware of these. In fact, when searching for support pages for different well-known brands, one of the top Google search suggestions is for washing machine errors codes.

Many manufacturers will put their washing machine error codes in the back of their manuals. This is extremely helpful unless you have managed to lose yours to the bottom of your “important documents” drawer. To help you find everything you need in one place, we’ve compiled the error code support pages for some of the biggest washing machine brands.

Samsung Washing Machine Error Codes

Although Samsung machines are rising in popularity, they can still have things go wrong. With more and more people looking for their error codes online they have a handy guide to help. It is important to know that not all washing machine error codes will cover every appliance.

You can find a full list or error codes as well as symbol meanings on the Samsung Website.

Bosch Washing Machine Error Codes

With a lot of experience repairing Bosch machines, we know how helpful it is to have a washing machine error code to pinpoint exactly what is wrong. Bosch have put together a list of error codes and what they mean.

You can find this information on their Support Page.

Hotpoint Washing Machine Error Codes

As domestic appliance specialists, we have certainly seen a rise in Hotpoint washing machines. Thankfully, when something goes wrong, they have a handy digital display that will show a fault code starting with F0. They have created a brilliant interactive guide that tells you what is wrong.

You can find it on their Support Website.

LG Washing Machine Error Codes

LG is another popular brand that has grown in popularity. As with any machine, they can have their faults. Luckily, LG have put together a guide of washing machine error codes, categorised by the type of machine you have.

They’ve listed their error codes in their easy-to-navigate Help Library.

What to do next?

With all of these guides, each manufacturer will typically provide some troubleshooting tips. You can attempt to fix many issues yourself. However, if you’re not comfortable doing this and would rather have a professional look at your washing machine, Power Point has an experienced team who can help. We’ve seen our fair share of washing machine error codes and know the best ways to fix them.

Find out more about our domestic appliance repairs. We can also help landlords with any appliances that they provide in their lettings, with our Domestic Lettings Services. If you have any questions about your washing machine error code or about our services, you can easily get in touch and we would be more than happy to help!