Question about Washing Machines

1 Answer

I have a Samsung SW674ASP top loading washing machine suffering from a "dE" error when first started. Occasioanlly it will run OK so this is intermittent - but more often a problem than not.

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • tarawera_tim Oct 15, 2010

    This is a top loading washing machine - it does not have a "door".

    It has a top lid.

    ??


  • tarawera_tim Oct 17, 2010

    Thankyou for this. Do you have and instructions on dismantling the top load machine?
    Like you gave for the front load.

    Thaks
    T

  • tarawera_tim Oct 18, 2010

    Thanx a lot for this assistance.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,554 Answers

The problem is with the door switch intermittently disconnecting during operation or the door lock and switch assembly starting to go out. Make sure the door is closed firmly during operation then if the problem still persists, the only viable solution is the replacement of the door lock and switch assembly. Disconnect power then remove the clamp that secures the door gasket to the outer lip of the door opening. Once the clamp is removed, peel the door gasket part near the door lock and switch assembly off the outer lip of the door opening. Remove the screws securing the door lock and switch assembly then pull it out of the machine cabinet. Transfer the electrical wiring to the new door lock and switch assembly and install back into position. Reassemble the door gasket and the clamp assembly in reverse order of the removal steps.

You don't have to accept or reject and rate this post to add information or post comments and follow-up questions. But accepting the solution will not stop you from communicating with the expert. You may continue communicating with the expert as long as you need assistance regarding the issue stated herein.

Posted on Oct 11, 2010

  • Jahn27
    Jahn27 Oct 16, 2010

    The same error code appears to both top load and front load Samsung washing machines and indicates the same problem.

  • Jahn27
    Jahn27 Oct 17, 2010

    The lid switch is under the top cover and can be accessed by raising the said cover. Insert a putty knife blade between the top cover and the front of the machine at about 3 1/2" from the sides to release the top cover locking clips. But you have to verify first the operation of the lid switch by placing a strong magnet over the lid switch. You should hear the lid switch clicks when it activates and the machine should operate.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Top load machine, been fine til today, will not move thru cycle, keeps turning itself of with 'de' notice, also has leaked some from inside machine


Troubleshooting LG Top-Loading Washing MachineDoor Error. The washing machine gives a flashing beeping DE error that the door (top loader) is still open while this is not the case. The small magnet has broken/fallen off. Attach a new magnet to the door (top loader) that will trigger that the door is now closed. Why dE Error is displayed on the panel of the Washing Machine

Why 'dE' Error is displayed on the panel of the Washing Machine? Last Update date : 2017.01.19
You may encounter a situation when your washing machine displays 'dE' error. This error appears when the door is not porperly locked.


If the Machine is displaying "dE" error, kindly check for the following :

? First and foremost the door must be properly closed.

? You can check the end of the drain hose is too low (Make sure the holder of drain hose in the back is intact).

? Also, you can check the end of the drain hose is submerged in water.

Jan 02, 2018 | Washing Machines

1 Answer

Error code dE on Samsung washing machine


If you wish to get some details; check the site linked here. Pull up older posts.
http://electro-medical.blogspot.com/

Jun 03, 2016 | Samsung WA456DRHD 27" Top-Load Washer with...

2 Answers

Code dE


As Far As I Am Aware That Is A Washing Machine Door Error Code

Apr 21, 2014 | Samsung SW62ASP Top Load Washer

5 Answers

LG Intellowasher 7kg WD-14125RD shows DE error


DE is for a door lock error and you will need to replace the lock. Here is the part to order.

Dec 07, 2012 | LG WD-12126RD Front Load Washer / Dryer

3 Answers

Samsung washer machine error code dE


DE indicates a door lock error.

Either the door lock, wiring or main control board can cause this fault. The door lock is relatively inexpensive so it would be worth trying a new door lock first.

Check the wiring between the door lock and the control board. If a new door lock doesn't fix it and the wiring is ok you are only left with the control board.

Hope this helps.

Jul 14, 2011 | Samsung Washing Machines

1 Answer

Samsung Top Loader is giving a dE error when the tub should start spinning, it runs the Fuzzy selection and will fill, but the wash cycle doesn't start and the error comes up. This happens even if the tub...


Hi, dE MEANS DOOR ERROR,There is a little magnet that detects if the lid is open or closed & this magnet always falls off into the machine then pumped away. (If it gets past the pump with out jamming it).you can't just buy the magnet you have to buy a whole new top & most of the time this cause's the computer to fail as well

Apr 08, 2011 | Samsung Washing Machines

2 Answers

My washing machine stops working, it shows 'dE' everytime i try to start a cycle, and i dont seem to be able to find out what it is... please help


DE MEAN'S DOOR ERROR,There is a little magnet that detects if the lid is open or closed & this magnet always falls off into the machine then pumped away. (If it gets past the pump with out jamming it).you can't just buy the magnet you have to buy a whole new top & most of the time this cause's the computer to fail as well,So it could end up costing a fortune even up to the amount you could have bought a new one my advice get rid of the samsung & buy a new lg the sooner you do that the sooner you start saving money in washing machine repairs.

Feb 25, 2011 | Samsung SW62ASP Top Load Washer

1 Answer

We have a samsung j845 top loader and a de error came up while it was washing and i cant even drain the clothes


DE indicates a door lock error.
Either the door lock, wiring or main control board can cause this fault.
The door lock is relatively inexpensive so it would be worth trying a new door lock first.
Check the wiring between the door lock and the control board.
If a new door lock doesn't fix it and the wiring is ok you are only left with the control board.

Aug 30, 2010 | Samsung WF337AA Front Load Washer

1 Answer

Error on screen if load bigger - DE


Hello,De error refers to "Door Error".

You do not need to buy a new machine. You can fix this.

Look at the below mentioned link

http://lgknowledgebase.com/kb/index.php?View=entry&EntryID=799

Thanks

May 24, 2010 | Samsung SW62ASP Top Load Washer

Not finding what you are looking for?
Washing Machines Logo

Related Topics:

392 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Washing Machines Experts

Donald DCruz
Donald DCruz

Level 3 Expert

17130 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

80531 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

17326 Answers

Are you a Washing Machine Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...