How To Start A Samsung Washer? A Step-by Step Learning Guide

Helen Skeates
Helen Skeates
20 min read

How do you get a Samsung washing machine to start up? Samsung washers have a plethora of buttons and settings that can be difficult to understand. But it’s not tough to use them. Every few months, a new model is released by a company.

Anyone considering purchasing a new washing machine should be familiar with the newest models’ features and functionalities.

It’s also a good idea to learn how to use them properly so that you don’t end up messing up the machine. When it comes to washing clothes, Samsung washing machines have been engineered to make the process as easy as possible. Because of the Samsung washing machine’s user-friendly features, even the most tedious task of washing clothing may be turned into something to look forward to. A Samsung washing machine can be started by following these instructions.

Starting A Samsung Washing Machine

To start a Samsung washer, you’ll need the right information. This article includes a guide. Front-load washers look to be more sophisticated than top-load washers in terms of technology. Top-load washers are available in a wide variety of models, both in stores and online. Estimate your washing demands before purchasing a washer so you can make an informed decision. Your washing needs are determined by your water supply, the capacity of the machine, and the amount of room you have available.

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If you have a large family, we strongly recommend that you purchase a top-load washer, which has a large capacity to handle heavy loads. Front-loading washers use less water than top-loading washers. Reduce your water bill as a result. If you have a limited amount of room in your home, a top-load washing machine may be the best option for you because of its ability to accommodate your needs. After purchasing a washing machine, you’ll need to know how to get it up and running.

Steps To Start A Top Load Samsung Washer

To get your washer going, follow these simple instructions:

Turn the washer on by plugging it in and the switch. Add the correct amount of washing powder to the washing powder tray. After that, place the garments in the washing machine and secure the lid. Laundry room size dictates how high the water level can be set, from 1 to 5. If you reside in a humid area, select the monsoon level. This feature uses a cold water cycle and a high spin to eliminate the moisture from the clothing.

If you merely need a general wash, press the wash button. Rinse and spin cycles are available based on your washing needs. Using the selections of fuzzy, delicates, and jeans, etc., select certain advanced cycle settings. You can start the wash cycle after soaking the items for a while by pressing the soak button on your washer. Press the wash and spin buttons for three seconds to activate the kid lock and keep your children from interrupting the wash cycle. Remove the clothing from the washing as soon as the cycle has finished. Knowing how to use front-loading laundry pods and how to use laundry pods in the front-loading washer is a good idea as well.

Steps To Start A Front Load Washing Machine

Front-load washers are an excellent choice if you’re single or have a small family. To get your Samsung front-load washer up and running, follow these instructions:

Step #1. Separate the white and colored clothes

Objects like keys and screws might harm the drum net, so don’t toss them in with the laundry before you remove them. Washing machine lid closed

Step #2. Open the detergent compartment

Depending on how much you need, mix in the detergent, bleach, and fabric softener. You may also be interested in learning how to properly utilize laundry detergent pods.

Step #3. The control panel shows numerous types of cycles

To make it happen, simply move the knob in the direction you want it to go.

Step #4. Set the water temperature to hot, cold, eco as per your requirement

Depending on how filthy your garments are, you can also choose between a high, medium, or low soil level.

Step #5. Set the timer if you want your wash cycle to start with a time lag

You can set the delay time from 1 to 24 hours by pressing the delay end buttons a varying number of times.

Step #6. The sound of the machine can be annoying sometimes and helpful at other times to keep you alert

Depending on your scenario, choose the best option for you. There are reports of LG washers producing a lot of noise when they are spinning.

Step #7. Wait until the wash is finished

Afterwards, take off your clothes and unplug the power switch.

Preventative Measures

Remember to level your Samsung washer before starting it; else, it won’t work properly. Keep your hands dry when handling the washer, and only remove the clothes once you’ve unplugged it from the wall.

How to Use Samsung Washing Machines

For the American market, Samsung offers a variety of energy-efficient washing machines. These front-loading washing machines are known for their durability, convenience of use, and cutting-edge features. To get the greatest results, make sure to sort your laundry, only use high-efficiency detergent, and use the correct cycle.

Step 1

Make a point of sorting clothes according to color and material. Zip up all zippers and remove everything from pockets. The sorted laundry should be added to the washing machine, but not so much that it overfills.

Step 2

Close the door and push the “Power” button to start the machine.

Step 3

You may get to it by sliding the detergent container open from the top of the machine. Dishwasher detergent should be added to the compartment in accordance with the package guidelines. Bleach whites and fabric softener can be added if required.

Step 4

When selecting a cycle, make sure the “Cycle Selector” knob is set to “Load Description.” Next to the cycle you select, a light will come on. An alternative method of customizing your settings is to use the control panel buttons. The temperature, rinse, spin, and length of each cycle are all controlled by these buttons.

Step 5

To begin washing, press “Start/Pause,” and a light will come on to show that the machine is running. When the cycle is complete, a buzzer will sound and the light will go out.

How to reset your Samsung washing machine

Samsung Washer Won’t Start

Since this article deals with two completely different problems, we’ll first look at the causes of why your washer won’t start.

Start by Checking if the Start Button Works

We’ll first look at the causes of your washer’s inability to start, since this post is about two separate issues.

Power button malfunctions can occur in two ways:

  • There’s a jam in the button: If you repeatedly hit the start button, you may end up with a jammed button. E2, bE1, or bE2 will be displayed on the control panel if this is the case. You can unstick the button by pressing the power off sign on the other side of the stuck one. The stuck start button should typically be fixed with this method.
  • When the icon of a child’s face appears on your screen, you know the child lock is on. There is only one button that works while kid lock is activated: the power button. As a result, ensure certain the kid lock is not activated before restarting your computer.

Ensure the Door Lock Works Properly

Closed doors are required for Samsung washers in order to begin running. To get the washer to work, the door must be properly closed and the lock must be working properly.

Mechanical or electrical failures of the door lock are also possible. To begin, look for signs of damage. If the lock is broken, you’ll need to buy a new one. Check to see whether it has failed electronically even if there is no visible damage on the outside. Use a multimeter to check the continuity of each of the door lock switches. It is best to replace the defective switch.

If the door lock isn’t malfunctioning electrically or mechanically, use rubbing alcohol and a cotton swab to wipe the contact points. This is because dirt or dust can occasionally hinder full contact between the contact points of the door and lock.

Check if the Thermal Fuse Has Blown

When a washing machine’s thermal fuse gets too hot, it can blow. The washer won’t start if the fuse is blown. Using a multimeter, check for continuity to see if the thermal fuse has blown or not. A blown thermal fuse is indicated by a non-moving multimeter needle. The thermal fuse will need to be replaced in this scenario.

Thermal fuses can be tough to replace on your own, so it’s better to leave the job to the experts. However, if you’re up for it, you may have a look at this instructional video to get a better idea of how things work. Also, keep in mind that handling distinct models will necessitate a tailored approach.

In order to replace a Samsung thermal fuse, refer to the following instructional video. :

Check if the Line Fuse Has Blown

A Samsung washer includes a line fuse in addition to a thermal fuse. If the washer circuits are overloaded, the line fuse will most likely blow. Only by opening the device from the rear can you reach the fuse in the logic board of most Samsung computers.

Using a multimeter, check the fuse for continuity. You’ll have to buy a new one if it’s blown. If you have a Samsung washing machine, you can watch this video to learn how to locate and test the fuse.

Check for a Defective Lid Switch

To run a washing machine, it needs a lot of power and multiple fuses. In most machines, one of these fuses can be found in the lid switch. If the washer’s lid switch is faulty, it may not be able to spin or run at all.

Lifting the washer’s top or front usually yields the lid switch, but it can also be found in the machine’s control panel (depending on the model). Replace the fuse if necessary after checking it with a multimeter.

Check if the Control and Display Board Is Working

If the control board, which holds all of the washer’s controls, is faulty, the machine may not start. To see if this works, press the buttons on the control panel. The control board may need to be replaced if just some work and others don’t.

Consider the possibility that the problem is with the display board and not the control board, therefore test both before deciding which one to replace.

Check the Power Cord and Main Control Board

If the washer won’t start despite the fact that the electrical outlet is receiving power, there may be an issue with the power cord. Check for continuity using a multimeter and replace it if necessary.

Finally, assuming everything else checks out, you may turn your attention to the main circuit board. The likelihood of this being the issue is extremely low, therefore you may want to start by checking all of the elements that are frequently found to be defective.

Samsung Washer Won’t Stop

Check if the Debris Filter Is Clogged

If the debris filter is clogged, the washer may have difficulty coming to a halt. A machine may not be able to drain water, thus it will operate for longer periods of time until the water is flushed out.

Typically, the lowest portion of the washing machine contains a filter for collecting debris. Taking out the filter, draining it, and putting it back in place is as simple as that. Once you’ve completed this step, your washer will be able to stop when the cycle is complete.

Check if the Hose Is Kinked

Make sure the line that connects your washer to the water supply is not kinked. It takes longer for the cycle to complete if water isn’t draining as it should. Hoses must be free of bends and straightened to allow water to flow out. Due to this, many washing machines fail to complete the cycle in a timely manner.

What to Do When Your Samsung Front Load Washer Won’t Start

Power failure, incorrect settings, and improper door closure are all major causes of a Samsung front-load washer to not begin. A simple tweak or a professional repair? That is the question. Here’s how to answer it.

1. Washing Machine Doesn’t Have Power

Troubleshooting a Samsung washing machine should begin with an assessment of electricity. Without enough electricity, the washer won’t be able to start or perform any other functions. There is a good chance that the washer does not have electricity if none of the buttons on the control panel are lit.

Here’s how to figure out where the power comes from for your washer:

  • Ensure that the washing machine’s power cord is intact and fully plugged into a 120V socket before using it.
  • Extending a washing machine’s power supply using an extension cord might result in power spikes, which can cause the machine to stop working.
  • Check your home’s circuit breaker box for tripped breakers and reset them if necessary.

It’s possible that a Samsung washer will need to be reset after a power outage in order to restart normal operation. After unplugging the washer for one minute, plug it back in and choose a setting.

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2. Washer Child Lock is Engaged

Is your Samsung washing machine’s control panel illuminated but none of the buttons work? Inadvertently activating the Child Lock function is possible. In order to prevent unintentional start-ups, this setting locks down the entire control panel. It is recommended that when the lock is engaged, a happy lock icon appears on the control panel.

Child Lock can be turned off in several ways depending on the type of your washing machine. By holding down two buttons at the same time, you can usually disable the feature. If the buttons on your control panel aren’t clearly labeled, go to your user manual. When the icon is no longer glowing, the Child Lock feature is turned off.

3. Door is Not Completely Shut

A safety feature of the Samsung front-load washer prevents it from starting unless the door is fully closed and latches. Sometimes, clothing becomes caught between the door and latch, making it difficult to close the door properly. This is a drawback to front-load washing machines, but it may be remedied by simply removing the clothes that has become lodged in the machine.

The door latch may have failed if there is nothing obstructing the latch and the door does not close properly. Physical damage or electronic failure can lead to this. Latches that have been broken or exhibit a loss of continuity when tested with a multimeter are replaced.

4. Problem With Washer Settings

Always double-check the settings on the control panel before starting a wash cycle. The start of a wash cycle can be delayed by selecting a setting such as “Delay Start.” When activated, the Delay Start button lights up and a clock displays the time remaining until the scheduled start date and time. Using the “Power” button, you can switch off this feature by pressing it once and then pressing it twice. If the “Delay Start” button is illuminated, it should not be there.

Error codes can also be displayed on the control panel if there is a problem. Samsung washing machine error codes are made up of a combination of numbers and letters that identify a specific problem. The error code and how to fix it can be found in your user handbook.

5. Broken Samsung Washing Machine Parts

You may need to replace a broken element if your Samsung front-load washer won’t start after attempting these DIY remedies.

If any of the following components fail, your washer will not be able to start and will need to be repaired by a professional:

  • When the washer is in danger of overheating, this fuse blows. Whenever your Samsung washing machine doesn’t start, it’s a sign that the fuse has blown. Even though the washer won’t work until it’s replaced, figuring out what caused it to overheat is the best way to avoid it happening again.
  • If only a few of the buttons on your washer’s control board are functional, it’s possible that the board has failed. In this case, the washer is unable to answer to any of your requests.
  • The washer’s whole operation is controlled by a timer, which sends voltage to all of the necessary components at precisely the proper time. Some functions, such as spinning and draining, can be prevented by a malfunctioning timer.

Samsung front-load washers can be fixed by Sharper Service Solutions. For any of your laundry appliance requirements, give us a call!

It’s A Wrap!

Finally, you should know that starting your Samsung washer can be done much more rapidly than you expect. It is easier for folks to use these newer Samsung washers if they follow all the directions, so long as you do so. It’s time to wash! The meaning of DC on Samsung washers and washing machines may also be helpful.

Helen Skeates

Helen Skeates

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