Main Motor Error
A Samsung Dishwasher displays a 3E error code when a Main Motor Error has been detected by the internal electronic diagnostics.
Samsung Dishwasher 3E Error Code Error Code Meaning
The main PCB Main received a wash pump error from the inverter 11 times while in wash or rinse operation.
The wash pump speed is 2400 RPM or less when the target wash pump speed is 2600 RPM or higher.
Samsung Dishwasher 3E Error Code Error Code Possible Causes
- The wash pump is stuck or jammed by a foreign object.
- The wash pump is defective.
- The main PCB is defective.
- The inverter PCB is defective.
The list of possible causes above may assist in determining the cause of the error code. Sometimes the error code cannot be resolved easily with the information on this page. For more information that may help diagnosis the error code visit the Appliance Repair Technical Support page of this website. Contacting a trained Appliance Repair Technician is another option if the if the issue is to difficult to resolve with the information provided.
A Samsung Dishwasher displaying an error code can lock out the Dishwasher or disable it from functioning normally. In order to regain normal functionality of the Dishwasher the problem causing the error code will need to be resolved. Often the issue can be resolved with a simple repair or minor part replacement. This is much more cost effective and has a far less impact on the environment than a complete appliance replacement.
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