One of the most frustrating things is when you go to open your fridge and notice an error code flashing on your Samsung fridge screen. Most people panic and think it’s time for a new refrigerator, but that’s not always the case. Looking up error codes in the manual can be tedious and confusing. So to save you the hassle, we’ve listed some of the most common Samsung fridge error codes.
Before you look for a fridge repairman, it’s helpful to know what each error code means and how you can deal with it. Read on
Common Samsung Refrigerator Error Codes
|41 or 42 with blue interior flashing lights||This error is quite popular and is usually an easy fix. The first thing you should do is reboot the Family Hub by pressing the power switch located inside the door on the top right. If the error code still appears, this means your fridge requires service.|
|41C||If you own a Samsung French door refrigerator, you’ll experience a similar error as 41 or 42 except with the code 41C. For a quick solution, install the latest fridge software update. Once installed, touch OK. If the error still occurs, your fridge likely needs service.|
|76C or Blinking Auto Water Fill||This error merely means that there is water in the Auto Water Fill compartment. To fix this, open the cap underneath the compartment to drain out the water. Then, make sure everything is thoroughly dry by wiping away any excess water. Put the rubber cap back on, and the error should disappear. If the error persists, schedule a service call.|
|Common Power and Door Errors||These are errors that many fridge owners will likely experience, and you can usually solve with some Samsung fridge troubleshooting.|
|Samsung fridge error codes: 5E error, 1E error, SE error||These error codes appear after a power outage. Usually, this leads to the fridge being unable to dispense ice or water. To fix this, merely press and hold the Energy Saver button and Lightning button at the same time for 15 seconds.|
|Samsung Fridge error codes 88, 83E, 85E, 86E||If power is lost or the power indicator flashes on and off, these are the Samsung fridge error codes you’ll notice. For a simple solution, unplug your refrigerator, wait 60 seconds, and then plug it back in.|
|Flashing OF OF or O FF||If the fridge door(s) is left open, this is likely the error you will see. Which means the refrigerator has entered Cooling Off Mode. All you need to do is completely close the doors and wait for the fridge to cool down.|
|Samsung fridge error codes PC ER||There may be interference between the refrigerator doors and the main piece. Ensure nothing is causing the interference. If the error code persists, unplug the fridge and turn off power at the circuit breaker. Disconnect the wire door harness, then reconnect it and restore power to the refrigerator.|
|All Icons are Flashing||This error may occur after a power outage or initial plugging. Don’t stress; it is just a Samsung diagnostic code, and the fridge is running a self-diagnostic.|
Most Samsung fridge error codes are easily fixable. If you still experience issues or have an error code that you can’t identify, call the official Samsung support centre for assistance. You may also enlist the help of an appliance repair service for a professional opinion.