Is your Samsung washing machine stuck? If so, you’ve come to the right place. In this guide, we’ll be showing you how to deal with such situations
Samsung Washing Machine Stuck At 9 Minutes
This problem occurs when the load inside your washer is too small. For instance, if you run a wash cycle with only a towel, you could get this problem.
To fix this issue, always put a moderate quantity of clothes in the washer whenever you’re doing laundry.
Samsung Washing Machine Stuck Door
In most cases, your Samsung washing machine door automatically unlocks by itself. Don’t panic if it looks stuck; the washer should unlock 3 minutes after a wash cycle has been completed.
If your washing machine door stills doesn’t open, the machine’s Child Lock function may be on. The method of deactivating this function will vary depending on your model.
Most washers require you to press the Temp and Rinse buttons simultaneously and hold for 3 seconds. Please consult your owner’s manual to learn your washer’s specific controls.
If your washer still doesn’t unlock after this, it means the door lock is defective and should be replaced. Fortunately, there is an easy way to force to door to open without damaging any components.
First of all you need to get a length of garden wire or fishing line. Run the wire around the edge of the door frame and pull firmly in the direction opposite the door latch.
This should free up the door latch and allow you to open the door. Please keep in mind that the door locking mechanism will still need replacement.
Note: It is advised that you contact a professional repair service to replace this part. However, if you are confident in your repair skills, refer to the video below to learn how to replace your washing machine’s door lock…
Water Stuck In Samsung Washing Machine
If you have a Samsung washing machine stuck with water in it, it indicates that there is a drainage problem. You don’t need to panic when this happens. There are a few steps you can take to fix this problem.
Water Stuck In Samsung Washing Machine – Front Loaders
Here’s how to drain water from your front loader Samsung washing machine…
Step 1. Get a container and some towels.
Step 2. Place the towels on the ground in front of the washer.
Step 3. Press the little panel in front of the machine at the bottom.
Step 4. You will find a large knob and a small capped hose underneath the panel; place the bowl directly underneath them.
Step 5. Pull the capped hose out by a few inches and remove the cap from the hose.
Step 6. Let the water in the machine drain out from the hose into your container.
Step 7. Put the hose’s cap back on and put the hose in place.
Water Stuck In Samsung Washing Machine – Top Loaders
Here’s how to drain out water from your Samsung top loader washing machine…
Step 1. Get a container and some towels or rags.
Step 2. Use the container to scoop out as much water as possible from inside the drum.
Step 3. When you can’t scoop out any more water with the container, use the towels to dry off the remaining water in the washer.
Step 4. Run a Spin cycle with no clothes in the washer; this will dry off any remaining water in the drum.
Water Stuck In Samsung Washing Machine – Fixing The Problem
Once all the water has been drained out from the machine, you can now face the root cause of the problem.
Step 1. Turn the large knob beside the capped hose (debris filter) counterclockwise and pull it out (front loaders only).
Step 2. Clean the filter thoroughly by running tap water over it and scrubbing with a soft brush (front loaders only).
Step 3. Once the filter is clean, put it back in place and turn it clockwise to lock it in place (front loaders only).
Step 4. Go to the back of the washer and inspect the drain hose.
Step 5. Ensure that the drain hose hasn’t been inserted more or less than 6 inches into your home drain (improper drain hose installation will cause drainage problems).
Step 6. Also ensure that the drain hose doesn’t have any bends or kinks that may restrict water flow.
Step 7. Ensure that the drain hose is suspended at a minimum height of 18 inches, and maximum height of 96 inches.
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Samsung Washing Machine Stuck On Child Lock
Is your Samsung washing machine stuck on Child Lock? If so, you don’t need to worry. All you need to do is find the buttons that deactivate this feature. Here are various ways to deactivate Child Lock…
Samsung Washing Machine Stuck On Child Lock – Method 1
To deactivate the Child Lock feature on a Samsung washing machine, simply press and hold the Options and Smart Control buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds. The Child Lock indicator should turn off.
Samsung Washing Machine Stuck On Child Lock – Method 2
If you would like to turn if Child Lock on your Samsung washer, simply press the Deactivate button.
Samsung Washing Machine Stuck On Child Lock – Method 3
To turn off the Child Lock feature in your Samsung washing machine, press the Child Lock button and press OK twice.
Samsung Washing Machine Stuck On Child Lock – Method 4
To deactivate your Samsung washing machine’s Child Lock function, simply press and hold the Temp and Rinse buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds.
Important Note: The methods of deactivating Child Lock in your Samsung washer will vary depending on the model. If none of the methods above worked for you, please consult your owner’s manual to learn your washer’s specific controls. You can also click here for more controls.
Samsung Washing Machine Stuck On SUD
Is your Samsung washing machine stuck on the SUD code? if so, it indicates that there is excessive foaming during wash cycles. This is often caused by using too much detergent. You can also get this code if you use detergent that wasn’t made for washing machines.
When this error code pops up the washer will stop for a while in order to let the foam subside a bit. The washer might also begin to add more water into the drum to reduce the foam. The washer will resume normal operation after an hour or so.
Samsung Washing Machine Stuck On HOT
Is your Samsung washing machine stuck on the HOT code? if so, you don’t need to worry. This Samsung washing machine message isn’t necessarily an error code. It just indicates that the washer is too hot for you to remove the laundry.
This message pops up only when you do a boil wash. The washer will resume normal operation once the temperature drops down to about 50 degrees Celsius.
Samsung Washing Machine Stuck On Rinse & Spin
There are various things that could cause this problem. The first is a water inlet problem. If your washer doesn’t get enough water during a rinse cycle, the washer will end up taking more time. This can be caused by clogged water supply.
Conversely, your washer may remain a rinse and spin cycle if the drum is getting overfilled with water. If your washer’s water inlet valves are defective, the machine will keep getting filled with water.
The system will then start a drain cycle to try to reduce the water. This ends up prolonging the rinse and spin cycle.
Here’s how to fix this problem…
Washer Not Filling With Water
Do the following if your washer is not filling with water…
Step 1. Go to the back of your washing machine.
Step 2. Turn off your washer’s water and power supply.
Step 3. Disconnect the Hot and Cold water inlet hoses from the back of the washer.
Step 4. When you remove the hoses, you will see a small mesh filter in each of the water inlet ports on the washer. Gently pull them out with a pair of pliers.
Step 5. Run some tap water over the filters and clean them with a soft brush.
Step 6. Put the filters back in place once they have been thoroughly cleaned.
Step 7. Disconnect the water inlet hoses from your home water supply.
Step 8. Take the water inlet hoses to a tap and run water through them.
Step 9. If water doesn’t move freely through the hoses, use something like a thin metal wire remove any debris in the hoses. You can also try blowing into the hoses to remove anything clogging them.
Step 10. Once you have removed any debris that may be clogging the hoses, run some tap water through them again to ensure that water moves freely.
Step 11. Check the pressure of your home water supply. For the washer to function normally, the water pressure should be no less than 20 psi. You may have to get a plumber to do this.
Step 12. Connect the hoses to your home water supply.
Step 13. Connect the water inlet hoses to the washer. Ensure that you connect each hose to its corresponding port on the washer.
Step 14. Inspect the water inlet hoses for any bends or kinks (these can also restrict water flow).
Step 15. Turn on your washer’s water an power supply.
Step 16. Run a Wash cycle to ensure that the problem has been fixed.
Washer Overfilling With Water
If your Samsung washing machine is overfilling with water, it indicates that there is a problem with the water pressure switch. This switch monitors the water level and is responsible for turning off water supply to the washer at appropriate times.
To fix a Samsung washing machine that overfills with water, you will need to replace this pressure switch. Unfortunately, the process of replacing this switch will vary depending on the model of your washer. It is advised that you hire a professional technician to carry out the repair.
However, if you are willing to take the chance, refer to the video below to learn how to replace a water pressure switch…
Samsung Washing Machine Drawer Stuck
Do the following if your Samsung washing machine detergent drawer is stuck…
Step 1. Pull out the detergent drawer as far as it can go.
Step 2. Press the blue tab inside the detergent drawer.
Step 3. Pull the drawer out.
Samsung Washing Machine Stuck on Drain Cycle
Do the following if your Samsung washing machine is stuck on a drain cycle…
Step 1. Turn of your washer’s water and power supply.
Step 2. Get a shallow container and some towels.
Step 3. Place the towels on the ground in front of the washer (front loaders only).
Step 4. Press the little panel in front of the machine at the bottom (front loaders only).
Step 5. Pull the little capped hose underneath the panel out a few inches (front loaders).
Step 6. Place the container underneath the hose (front loaders only).
Step 7. Pull the hose’s cap of and drain out any water that may be in the machine (front loaders only).
Step 8. Put the hose’s cap back on and put the hose back in place (front loaders only).
Step 9. Turn the knob beside the hose counterclockwise and pull it out. This is the drain pump debris filter (front loaders only).
Step 10. Remove any debris or lint in the filter and rinse the filter (front loaders only).
Step 11. Put the filter back in place and turn clockwise to lock it (front loaders only).
Step 12. Put the panel back in place (front loaders only).
Step 13. Go to the back of the washing machine.
Step 14. Inspect the drain hose at the back of the machine for any bends or kinks. Replace the hose if you notice any damage.
Step 15. Ensure that the drain hose hasn’t been inserted more or less than 6 inches into your home drain.
Step 16. Ensure that an airtight seal has no been created between the hose and the home drain.
Step 17. Ensure that the drain hose is suspended at a minimum height of 32 inches and a maximum height of 96 inches.
Step 18. Turn on your washer’s water and power supply.
Step 19. Run a wash cycle to see if the problem has been fixed.
Note: If this doesn’t fix your problem, you may have to contact a professional technician to take a look at the issue.
Samsung Washing Machine Something Stuck Between Drum
Do the following to remove a cloth stuck in your washing machine drum…
Step 1. Disconnect your machine from its water and power supply to avoid electrocution.
Step 2. Open your washing machine door.
Step 3. Pull the gray seal back a little to create some space between the inner drum and the door.
Step 4. Rotate the drum until you can see the stuck cloth.
Step 5. If you can’t see the item, get something like a cable tie and push it into the gap between the inner drum and the gray seal.
Step 6. Rotate the drum until you can feel the stuck item with the cable tie.
Step 7. Take note of the point where you saw the stuck cloth.
Step 8. Wedge a flat-headed screwdriver between the gray seal and the inner drum and lever it back to give you more space.
Step 9. Gently pull out the stuck cloth in order to avoid tearing it.
Step 10. Spin the drum a bit to make sure that there isn’t a big gap between the seal and the drum (this will make it even easier for items to get stuck in the drum).
Step 11. If you notice a big gap, you can use something like a wooden mallet to knock it back into shape.
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