GE Washing Machine Error Codes – Due to its high-end products and excellent after-sales services, GE is a well-known brand in the field of washers and dryers. However, electrical items are prone to wear and tear, and the best way to overcome such issues is to make an accurate diagnosis of the underlying issues.
In the case of a GE front-load washer, a technician can decode the displayed error code to determine the root cause of the problem. There are various error codes in GE front-load washers and top-load washers that can only be accessed through the service mode and allow for easy identification.
Technicians must pay attention to these error codes since the complicated configuration of these washes makes it difficult for them to pinpoint an underlying problem. It’s crucial to remember that these error codes don’t actually diagnose the washer; they simply provide a starting point for repairs.
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GE Washing Machine Error Codes
Ge washing machines have a fantastic hidden diagnostic mode that will assist you in troubleshooting a wide range of issues such as dealing with a GE washer not working.
It’s never a good time for your washer to go bad. If a washing machine has a proper display panel, an error code in a readable format, such as e10 or f08, will be displayed.
What does my error code indicate? As the owner of a washing machine, you should have a list ready.
GE Washing Machine Error Codes: Front Load Washer
How To Check GE Washing Machine Error Codes
Let’s Started To Knowing How To Use The Service Mode On A GE Front Load Washer.
1. Close the door.
2. Turn off the power by pushing the power button. Check that the screen is blank before attempting to enter service mode.
3. Remove the washer’s power cord for at least 30 seconds.
4. Reconnect the power cord and go to the next step within 30 seconds of resuming power.
5. Use the signal-delay start-signal-delay start command.
6. After successfully entering the washer into service mode, the screen will display t01 and the door will be locked.
Caution: Never try to turn off the electricity while the washer is in service mode. It could result in a faulty control board.
To exit service mode, press signal – delay start – signal – delay start .
List of Front Load GE Washing Machine Error Codes: Common Fault
GE washer fault code list
|E22||Fill timeout -No fill/slow fill. Fill time exceeds 8 minutes. Check water valve functions.|
|E23||Flood protect drain. In run state, any time the overflow be detected. Check water valve or water sensor.|
|E31||Drain timeout. Slow drain: 1. Machine will have water. 2 Not full. Check drain pump – t05.|
|E38||Dispenser error. Correct reservoir is not found and 8 switches are seen when motor is running.|
|E39||Dispenser timeout. No switches found in 45 seconds. Check dispenser – t12|
|E42||Drive motor. Motor excess current draw. Check drive motor – t10 tumble, t11 spin, t13 spin.|
|E45||No speed feedback. Motor speed lost. Check Motor – t10 tumble, t11 spin, T13 spin.|
|E46||Drive motor – over temperature. Inverter over temperature. Power down (unplug) washer, wait 30 seconds and retry – use whites cycle sanitize temperature – if reoccurs, replace drive motor.|
|E47||Heat sink – over temperature. Inverter over temperature.|
|E48||Drive motor – open. Open motor phase. Check motor for open winding – if OK, replace inverter.|
|E4A||Under volts. Under volts – DC bus voltage (inverter). Check Motor.|
|E4B||Power up problems. Software/hardware problems. Check Motor or Motor windings.|
|E4C||Over volts. Over volts – DC bus (inverter). Check Motor – t10 tumble, t11 spin, t13 spin. Power down (unplug) washer, wait 30 seconds and retry – if reoccurs, replace inverter.|
|E50||Drive/Control Interface system. Unexpected Motor Fault.|
|E52||Main control wake-up error. Lost communication between control and drive motor after initial success. Check connections/cables between main control and inverter.|
|E54||No motor response. Lost communication between control and drive motor.|
|E56||Electronic control. An unexpected reset has happened. Non-recoverable error. Main control board must be replaced.|
|E57||Checksum failure. Software error occurs – checksum failure. Non-recoverable error. Main control board must be replaced.|
|E58||Communication failure. Communication error occurs.|
|E60||Door lock switch failure. Switch failure occurs during lock. Power down (unplug) machine, wait 30 seconds and retry. Check wiring and connections between door lock.|
|E61||Door unlock and main control switch failure. Switch failure occurs during unlock. Power down (unplug) machine, wait 30 seconds and retry.|
|E62||System contact failure. Load failure occurs. Heater/pump/ pressure switch/ door lock/water valves/dispenser motor.|
|E63||Unexpected open door. Switch failure occurs during wake-up.|
|E64||Unexpected open door while running. Switch failure occurs during cycle.|
|E65||Water level sensor failure – foam. Pressure sensor frequency out of range.|
|E66||Water temperature sensor open. Water temperature sensor open.|
|E67||Water temperature sensor shorted. Water temperature sensor shorted. Check water temperature sensor – t07.|
E70/E71 – Keypad errors
This code is generated when dirt, grease, or other foreign items become lodged between the keypad and the front casing. Clean the control after removing it from the casing. If this does not resolve the issue, replace the control.
NOTE: It’s important to note fault codes should only be used to help identify those components which require testing. Never replace a part based solely on an fault code. The control can generate a false fault if the right conditions exist . Use the code only as a reference and always check the component before replacing.
24 inch Front Load GE Washing Machine Error Codes
Models: WCVH4800KWW – WCVH4815KMS
The washer control contains a service mode that a service technician can use to test crucial components and access fault codes. This servicing mode will assist the service specialist in swiftly identifying washer components that have failed or are not operating properly.
Caution: Testing is carried out using built-in test processes. Unplugging components for testing might cause component connections to be damaged.
To enter service mode, the washer must be in idle mode. Idle mode indicates that the washer has been turned off and the display has gone blank.
To enter service mode, press (when the unit is idle): SIGNAL – EXTRA RINSE – SIGNAL – EXTRA RINSE
To exit service mode, hit the POWER button; otherwise, service mode will expire 15 minutes after the last button is pressed.
GE Washing Machine Error Codes: List of 24 Inch Front Load GE Washer Fault Code List
|4E||Water valve problem|
|5E||Drain pump problem|
|OE||Overflow level was reached|
|HE||Heater relay error, replace the main pcb|
|1E||Pressure sensor error|
|9E1||Under voltage error|
|9E2||Over voltage error|
|3E1||Motor start up failure|
|3E2||Over current error|
|3E3||Hall sensor error|
|3E4||IPM over heating error|
|tE||Water thermistor error|
|dE||Door open error|
|dE1||Door lock error|
|dE3||Door un lock error|
|AE||Communication error between Main and Sub PBA|
|SF||System Failure error|
|UE||Out of balance error|
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27″ Top Loader GE Washing Machine Error Codes
Top Loading GE Washing Machine Error Codes Table
GE washer fault code list
This is a list of errors if your washing machine is damaged. But sometimes the crash can appear without any error message. So use this error list as a guide only to fix the crash.
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GE Washing Machine Troubleshooting
|Small amount of water remaining in dispenser (on some models) at end of cycle||Normal dispenser operation. It is normal for a small amount of water to remain in dispenser after the cycle.|
|Short spray and delay after pushing the Start button||Lid was opened and closed between cycle selection and start. This is normal. See START-UP SEQUENCE in the Safety Instructions section.|
|Water level seems low||This is normal. Water may not cover the top level of the clothes. This is normal for this high efficiency washer.|
|Low water flow||Water valve screens are stopped up. Turn off the water source and remove the water connection hoses from the upper back of the washer and the water faucets. Clean both the hose screens (if so equipped) and the screens in the machine using a brush or a toothpick. Reconnect the hoses and turn the water back on. Check to ensure there are no leaks at the connections.|
|Water siphoning out of washer||Drain standpipe is too low or hose too far into standpipe. The drain hose must exceed 32” height at some point between the washer back and the drain pipe. Use anti-siphon clip.|
|Water won’t drain||Drain hose is kinked or improperly connected. Straighten drain hose and make sure washer is not sitting on it. Top of drain outlet should be less than 6 ft (1.8 m) above floor.|
|Washer spins and pauses at the beginning of cycles||This is normal. The washer is sensing the load.|
|Residual powder in dispenser or clogging of dispensers||Wash water too cold or low home water pressure. Select a warmer wash temperature if possible to improve dissolving of detergent or use liquid detergent. Make sure siphon caps are free of debris and fully pressed into position. Remove and clean tray if clogging occurs.|
|Laundry additives dispensing too soon||Overfilling of dispensers. Do not overfill or add water to dispenser. Select Deep Rinse option when using fabric softener|
|Washer pauses during spin cycle.||This is normal. The washer may pause during the spin cycle to remove soapy water more efficiently.|
|Detergent packets not dissolving||Laundry detergent packet placed in dispenser Laundry detergent packets should not be used in the dispensers. They should only be added directly to the wash basket following the manufacturer’s directions.|
|Unexplained time and/ or settings changes||Changing options (on some models) This is normal. Several options will change other options to maximize washer performance|
|Basket seems loose||Basket moves or rotates freely. Washer basket does not have a traditional brake. Washer basket will move freely. This is normal.|
|“Click” when water stops filling||Relay switch. The relay makes a click sound when activated. The water level activates the relay and stops filling.|
|“Clicking” behind Control during fill||Automatic Temperature Control Valve. Two valves mix cold and hot water. The “clicking” is when either valve turns on or off to raise or lower the fill water temperature.|
|Water flow changes during fill||Automatic Temperature Control Valve. Two valves mix cold and hot water. The “clicking” is when either valve turns on or off to raise or lower the fill water temperature.|
|Motor sounds during spin||Motor ramping up/down during spin cycle. The motor will speed up incrementally during the spin cycle. When spin is complete, it will coast until it stops.|
How do I Reset my GE Washing Machine?
1.Unplug the washer for 1 minute from the electrical outlet.
2.Plug the washer back in and lift and lower the lid 6 times within a 12 second period.
- You have 30 seconds to start lifting and lowering the lid.
- The lid must be raised a minimum of 2″ ensure the magnetic connection on the lid is interrupted.
- Make sure you close the lid completely each time.
3.The motor has now been reset and is ready for you to start a cycle.