Vibration (MEMS) Sensor Error
A Samsung Washer displays a 1 8C error code when a Vibration (MEMS) Sensor Error has been detected by the internal electronic diagnostics.
Samsung Washer 1 8C Error Code Error Code Meaning
Abnormal output from the MEMS sensor is detected for 5 seconds or longer. (Over 4.5V or under 0.5V)
Samsung Washer 1 8C Error Code Error Code Possible Causes
- Loose or bad wire connection on the MEMS sensor terminal.
- Loose or bad wire connection on the PCB terminal.
- The MEMS sensor is defective.
- The main 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 Washer displaying an error code can lock out the Washer or disable it from functioning normally. In order to regain normal functionality of the Washer 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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