Question about Samsung 3.5 cu. ft. High Efficiency VRT Front Load Washer

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Samsung front loader not spinning at high speed

Will not reach full speed or doesnt spin at all

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  • Donna Smith Dec 30, 2012

    It was the debris filter in front of machine filled with hair eeewwww!!!Check same on front loaders monthly

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Yes ! this is related to fabric and hair accumulation and so it will be best to check the drain filter when you experience this issue.

Posted on Dec 31, 2012

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SOURCE: my samsung vrt front loader

Hi,

Problems with a washing machine not spinning or not draining are often inter related..

If you are having a problem with your top load washer then check out this tip...

Washing Machine does not Pump or Spin


If you are having problems with your front load washing machine then checkout this tip...

Front Load Washing machine not draining and or not spinning


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Posted on Aug 28, 2010

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SOURCE: Samsung Front Loader P801 5

Hi from retired Englishman in SW France,

First the 'E6'. The only Manufacturer's decode I have for Samsung 'E6' is 'water temperature rising/ falling too quickly, check thermistor'. I would go through the balancing act (detailed below) and then see if it recurs. If so it's a service call I'm afraid ;-0(

Now the dancing
Although you say it's level I would recommend you try my method to make absolutely certain before considering something inside ;-0)
It is necessary to ensure absolutely that the machine has all 4 feet very firmly on the floor, and I mean firmly!
Doesn't matter whether it is empty or not but switch it off then-
very firmly push one front corner diagonally into the centre of the machine and see if the machine moves or rocks AT ALL, even the slightest. If it does you will need the open-ended spanner which came with the (new) machine........which of course went missing a long time ago?!! An adjustable spanner will suffice.Adjust the foot under that corner downwards until it is very firmly- almost pushing- against the floor but not so far that the corner lifts up!
If this corner did not rock do the same to the other.
Once you cannot rock the machine the slightest little bit, screw the locking nuts up tight to the underside of the machine so that they will not move. Ideally the rear feet should also be locked.
If this has not cured the problem it is possible that the internal suspension is malfunctioning.

Good luck,

John C

Posted on Apr 07, 2011

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