Why Won’t My Samsung Washing Machine Finish Spin Cycle?
If your Samsung washing machine won’t finish spin cycle, it is due to an unbalanced load. You get this problem when you put a very small amount of laundry in the washer.
This problem can also occur if you over-stuff the washer with a heavy load. An unbalanced load makes it hard for the washer to spin properly.
Another reason why your Samsung washing machine won’t finish spin cycle is putting your washer on an uneven surface. It is advised that you put the washer on an even floor to ensure that the machine won’t have any problems when spinning.
Why Is My Samsung Washing Machine Not Doing A Spin Cycle?
Here are the things that could cause your Samsung washing machine to not enter the spin cycle…
If the load in your washing machine isn’t balanced, the drum won’t turn properly. Ensure that the quantity of clothes in the isn’t too big or too small.
Putting your washer on an uneven surface will make it quite difficult for the drum to spin. In most cases, the drum won’t even turn at all and you’ll get an error code. In order to avoid this issue, place your washing machine on a leveled surface.
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Water Stuck In Washer
Your washing machine won’t start the spin cycle at all if there is still water in the drum. You will need to manually drain the water from your washer first. If you notice that there is water stuck in your washing machine, do the following…
For Top Loaders
Here’s what to do if water is stuck in your Samsung top load washing machine…
Step 1. Turn of your washer’s water and power supply.
Step 2. Get a container.
Step 3. Scoop out as much water as you can with the container and empty it in a sink.
Step 4. Use a sponge to soak up the water you can’t carry with the container.
Step 5. Use a rag or a towel to thoroughly dry the drum.
Step 6. Go to the back of the machine.
Step 7. Inspect the drain hose for any bends or kinks. Straighten as required
Step 8. Ensure that the drain hose hasn’t been inserted more than 8 inches or less than 6 inches into your home drain.
Step 9. Ensure that an airtight connection hasn’t been made between the home drain and the drain hose.
Step 10. Turn on your washing machine’s water and power supply.
Step 11. Run the spin cycle again to see if the issue has been fixed.
For Front Loaders
Do the following if water is stuck in your Samsung front loader washing machine…
Step 1. Turn off your washer’s water and power supply.
Step 2. Get a container and some towels.
Step 3. Place the towels on the ground in front of the washing machine.
Step 4. Press the panel in front of your machine at the bottom.
Step 5. Pull out the little capped hose underneath a few inches.
Step 6. Place the container under the capped hose.
Step 7. Pull off the hose’s cap and let any water in the washing machine drum drain out.
Step 8. Once the water has drained out, put the hose’s cap back on and push the hose back in place.
Step 9. Turn the knob beside the hose counterclockwise and pull it out. This is known as the drain pump filter.
Step 10. Clean out any debris or lint that may be in the filter and rinse it thoroughly in a sink.
Step 11. Put the filter back in place and turn it clockwise to lock it.
Step 12. Put the panel back in its place.
Step 13. Go to the back of the washing machine.
Step 14. Inspect your main drain hose for kinks or bends. Straighten the hose as needed. If you notice any damage to the hose, replace it.
Step 15. Ensure that you don’t insert the drain hose more than 8 inches into your home drain.
Step 16. Ensure than an airtight connection hasn’t been formed between the drain hose and your home drain.
Step 17. Turn on your washing machine’s water and power supply.
Step 18. Run a Rinse + Spin cycle to see if the issue has been resolved.
Note: If none of these fixes worked for you, it is advised that you stop all attempts to fix this problem by yourself. Your best option is to call a washer repair man to take a look at the situation.