Question about Samsung WF203ANW Front Load Washer
The washing machine seems to be stuck on the rinse cycle and is not working at all. It keeps buzzing and then stopping. When we switch to different cycles, the same thing happens. A buzzing for about 5 seconds and then it stops and starts again. It will not allow us to do a load. I have unplugged it and plugged in back, I have cleared away anything in the rubber of the door. Please help! I have 5 days of laundry. We bought this less than 2 years ago!
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
nf is the failure code for [no fill].check your water valve screens for a mineral buildup/blockage.they are where the fill hoses attach to your washer.make sure water is present at washer[run the water from each hose into a bucket].i live in ohio its 0 degrees out side now.i did't know it but there was an air leak near my dishwasher drain hose in the house and water froze in it blocking the drain.i hope this info helps you fix this washer, God bless ,tom
Posted on Jan 16, 2009
SOURCE: Machine stops with SE code
That code (5E, not SE) means the drainage is clogged. The code appears after 15 minutes of trying to drain the tube (not sure that´s the word, may be turbine, barrel...). check the lateral filter (a big plastic twist-off cap) for any solid that may be clogging the drainage
Posted on Mar 21, 2009
here is the most common cause for this problem, according to the Samsung repair guy that was here to fix mine today.
On these washing machines it is possible for some debris (in my case it was a small screw from my packet) to make its way passed the drum and into the pump. Once this happens then the impeller of the pump becomes restricted or completely blocked which will result in the above mentione symptoms.
On some machines the pump is on the front, on others at the rear of the machine. In my case it was at the rear, removing the rear panel will allow easy access to it. Have a bucket ready, when the hose is removed from the pump the water will be draining from the machine. 3 bolts and a hose clamp on the inlet and another on the outlet hose. Disconnect the electrical plug from the pump and you can remove it from the machine for cleaning. A very easy job, requiring little skills and not much in terms of tools. (make sure machine is UNPLUGGED from AC outlet)
Remove obstruction(s) from pump and reinstall in reverse order of disassembly. The guy says these pumps are really tough so if you hear it buzzing, trying to go while it's jammed it's a good sign it will work. If not, replacement will be necessary.
Cost me $140. Could have been worse I suppose. Advise: Empty pockets BEFORE washing clothes...
Posted on May 26, 2009
it can depend on where the water is leaking from but i would look at the door seal to make sure there are no tears in the seal
Posted on Sep 19, 2009
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