Jump to content
John Lewis give 2 year guarantee on white goods appliances

 

what does 4E error code mean?


Recommended Posts

My Samsung top load washing machine has been giving me a 4E error code for a couple of weeks. I moved in to a new rental home about 2 months ago. The washer worked great in my old house and worked just fine up until a couple of weeks ago. 
 

A technician came and looked at the machine. He said the error code had something to do with the fact that my home doesn’t have a “hot water inlet hookup to the washing machine” or something along those lines. He wasn’t much help, and I felt extra stupid and didn’t ask many questions. So basically I’m wondering... do I need to get another washing machine that’s less high tech? Another brand? Somebody help please! 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Root Admin

Hi. Is it a hot and cold washing machine? If so, and you only have a cold water tap plumbed in for a washing machine, whoever connected it up should have mentioned this.

However, if you have a hot and cold fill washing machine but only have a cold water tap to connect it to, you can still use it if you connect it up properly. You need to connect a y-piece to the cold water tap, and split the cold water into 2 supplies. Then connect two hoses so that both water valves get a water supply. It doesn't matter that the hot water valve only gets a cold water supply.
 

It’s pretty straight forward. Read this article for more information Washing machine is hot and cold fill but I only have cold water tap

Need a repair or spare parts? 

Book a Repair | Buy appliance spares (Cheapest prices guaranteed)

Warning:  Read this before attempting any diy repairsNo representations or warranties are made (express or implied) as to the reliability, accuracy or completeness of advice. I can't be held liable for any loss arising directly or indirectly from the use of, or any action taken in reliance on, any information on this website, which is given free of charge and in good faith.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in



Sign In Now

Appliance Repairs

Book washing machine & appliance repairs

Click here to - Book Repair Now

Buy Your Spare Parts

Price match promise: "If you find the exact same part or accessory elsewhere for cheaper, we’ll not only match it, we’ll beat it!" -

Click here to - Buy spare parts now




  • Popular Contributors

    Nobody has received reputation this week.

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      3.2k
    • Total Posts
      14.2k
×
×
  • Create New...