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Kitchen Appliance Fault Codes

Fault codes or error codes for appliances including washing machines, washer dryers, cookers, dishwashers and fridges.

Error codes for Smeg Washing Machine

  • Product Types: Washing Machine

Please do take care to read the information thoroughly as it is there to help you understand fault codes and to keep you safe. There are also some help, tips and hints with a lot of the fault codes published here that you usually will not find anywhere else and, as we learn, we add more information so if you can't find what you need please ask in the forums.

Before using this section please understand that fault or error codes are used as a diagnostic aid, they are not a replacement for diagnostic skill on the part of the person repairing the product and are not in any way usually going to point to the precise component that is faulty. All they do is give you an idea of where to start looking for the fault.

Smeg Washing Machine Error codes

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Smeg Washing Machine.

Smeg Washing Machine & Washer Dryer 2003 on

These are common fault or error codes used in Smeg washing machines and washer dryers and most of them use the same fault or error codes when the washing machine has a problem or a spare part fails. These particular codes are used on later models from about 2003 or so onwards.

These fault codes for Smeg washing machine and washer dryer models will displayed as a digital code, exactly as you will see below, in an LED or LCD panel or display on the front of the washing machine or washer dryer.

E1

Water leak detected from water safety device

Issue:

The water safety device (where fitted) has detected a leak from the washing machine or washer dryer.

Advice:
  • Check for any water leaks
We add more information as we learn so if you can't find what you need please ask in the Repair forums. Alternatively you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London.

E2

Anti-spilling device fault detected

Issue:

Anti-spilling device fault detected

Advice:
  • Check water supply is on, clear and not frozen
  • Check the air chamber and pressure sensor hose for blockages
  • Check water inlet valve
  • Check wiring to water inlet valve
  • Check connections to water inlet valve
  • check Aquastop hose where fitted
  • Check the main control PCB

If the fault persists, please arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London, you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit.

E4

Water heating sensor error detected

Issue:

Water heating sensor error detected

If thermistor circuit is abnormal, this error will occur. 

Advice:
  • Check thermistor or temperature sensor
  • Check the thermistor resistance
  • Check wiring to water heating element
  • Check connections to water heating element and temperature sensor

If the fault persists, please arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London, you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit.

E5

Washing machine has detected no load

Issue:

This error code is more for information purposes than actually a fault as such. What the washing machine is telling you is that it has been unable to sort the laundry load and correctly spin without a risk of damage due to an unbalanced load or no load at all. This error will clear when you restart the machine but do sort the laundry reduce or increase the load as required and for more information on load imbalances.

Advice:
  • Reload the washing machine and attempt to spin again
  • Check the installation of the washing machine for level and balance
  • Check for small loads as small loads will cause an imbalance error

If this fault indicator occurs again, please arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London, you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit.

E6

Washing machine has failed to drain the water

Issue:

If water level frequency is still lower than the reset level frequency (25.20kHz) in 10 minutes after starting of water drain, this error will occur.

This error will be released using Start/Pause button, the washing machine will restart and attempt to fdrain the water out again.

Advice:
  • Check pump filter is clear and there are no obstructions
  • Check the drain hose for obstruction
  • Check the drain hose is not kinked
  • Check the drain pump filter and clean if required
  • Check the air chamber and pressure sensor hose
  • Check drain pump
  • Check drain pump rotor
  • Check connections to water drain pump

If this fault indicator occurs again, please arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London, you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit.

E10

Motor over current

Issue:

Can be a short circuit to motor or PCB

Advice:
  • Check mains supply
  • Check main control module
  • Check main drive motor

If the problem persists, please arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London, you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit.

E11

Motor triac short error

Issue:

Can be a short circuit to motor or PCB

If the motor tacho signals are inputted more than 300 every 1sec in the operational interval less than 90RPM, this error will occur.

Advice:
  • Check mains supply
  • Check main control module
  • Check main drive motor

If the fault persists, please arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London, you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit.

E12

Motor tacho fault detected

Issue:

Can also be caused by be main PCB as well as the motor tacho signals are not being correctly read by the controller.

Advice:
  • Check motor
  • Check motor tacho
  • Check all connections and blocks to the motor
  • Check connections on the main control module
  • Check main control module

If the fault persists, please arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London, you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit.

E13

Door lock error detected

Issue:

The washing machine or washer dryer has sensed a fault with the PTC door lock.

Advice:
  • Check door lock
  • Check wiring to door lock
  • Check connections to control module

If this fault indicator occurs again, please arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London, you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit.

E14

Dryer heating sensor error detected

Issue:

If dryer thermistor circuit is abnormal, this error will occur but this error code will only show on washer dryers.

Advice:
  • Check thermistor or temperature sensor
  • Check connections to dryer heating element and temperature sensor

If this fault indicator occurs again, please arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London, you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit.

E-

Main programmer or card fault

Issue:

This fault code is fairly self-explanatory and tells you that the washing machine has detected an error with the communications between the main programmer card and the display module.

Advice:
  • Check wiring between the control and display modules
  • Check main electronic controller

If the fault persists, please arrange an engineer visit. We offer fixed price Smeg Washing Machine Repairs in London, you can book a repair online or call us on 0208 226 3633 to arrange an engineer visit.


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