All the error codes that appear on a Samsung microwave mean different things. These errors can be bothersome if you don’t know the right way to fix them. In this article, we are going to show you how to fix some of the most common Samsung microwave error codes.
There are many Samsung microwave errors. But the ones we are going to cover are the C-D0, C-20, E 11, E 13, E 21, 8888, and door errors.
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Samsung Microwave C-D0 Error Fix
To fix a Samsung microwave C-D0 error, do the following…
Step 1: Press the “Stop” button.
Step 2: Turn off your microwave and unplug to let it cool for a while.
Step 3: Clean the buttons and the area surrounding them.
If this doesn’t get rid of the error code or if the code reappears, it speaks of a greater fault. Contact your Samsung service center to look at this for you.
Note: This error might be appearing because a button has been held down for over 10 seconds.
C-20 Error in Samsung Microwave — Quick Fix
To fix the C-20 error in a Samsung microwave, follow these few steps…
Step 1: Press the STOP/ECO button then try operating the microwave again.
Step 2: If this error pops up again, turn off the microwave and unplug.
Step 3: Leave it unplugged for at least 30 seconds.
Step 4: After 30 seconds, try operating again.
This Samsung microwave error indicates a problem with the temperature sensor. If the above steps don’t solve the problem, you’ll need to contact your Samsung service center.
Samsung Microwave E 13 Error— How To Fix
Fix this problem by doing the following…
Step 1: Turn off the microwave and unplug it.
Step 2: Leave unplugged for 1 minute.
Step 3: After 1 minute plug the microwave back and turn it on.
Step 4: Try warming some food in the microwave. As you’re warming the food, monitor it to make sure that the error doesn’t appear again.
If the error appears again contact your local Samsung service center because the problem may require a more complicated fix.
Note: This error may be appearing because of a bad damper seal, failing thermistor, improper power line voltage, or bad control board.
E21 Error in Samsung Microwave — Solved
Fix this problem by simply unplugging the microwave for 30 – 60 seconds. Plug it back after this and turn the microwave on. If this error code still appears contact your local Samsung service center. This error is a result of the Thermistor Sensor not operating properly.
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Samsung Microwave 8888 Error — How To Fix
Fix this Samsung microwave error by doing the following…
Step 1: Try resetting the microwave by unplugging it and leaving for 10 minutes.
Step 2: If this doesn’t work when you plug and turn it back on, open the microwave’s housing.
Step 3: You’ll see a ribbon cable connected from the main PC board to the touch board. Disconnect this cable for five minutes then install it back and test the microwave.
How to Fix Samsung Microwave Se Error
You can fix this error yourself by following these steps:
Step 1: Unplug the microwave and wait for 2 minutes. If the Se error code is just a fluke, then the microwave will operate properly once you turn it back on.
Step 2: If the buttons on your microwave are malfunctioning or aren’t responding but the display still comes on, the problem may be from the control pad.
Step 3: To fix this, you’ll have to gain access to that control pad. Begin by unplugging your microwave. This control pad is connected to the control panel itself most times. The pad is connected to it by flat ribbon style connectors.
Step 4: Check if the connection is okay using a multimeter. This is to find out if it’s still operating over time.
Step 5: The meter should be reading a couple of ohms for each engaged control pad.
Step 6: If the reading isn’t consistent, you’ll have to replace the connectors.
Step 7: Try removing the ribbon cable and cleaning the copper connections using alcohol polypropylene and an eraser.
If these steps did not solve the problem you’ll have to change the control pad.
Step 1: To do this, remove the top vent using a screwdriver to take out the two screws there.
Step 2: Slide the vent up, then to your left to remove it completely.
Step 3: If your microwave is a freestanding unit, you’ll have to take out the metal around the sides and top before you move on to the following step.
Step 4: Take out the screw holding the panel.
Step 5: Pull up then pivot out the panel.
Step 6: Remove every wire that’s connected to the control panel. Make sure you keep in mind where each wire goes to make sure you install the control panel properly.
Step 7: Reassemble all the wires to another control pad.
Step 8: Follow the previous steps backward to assemble the Samsung microwave together.
If all these things don’t work, you’ll need to call an experienced technician to identify and fix the problem.
Fixing this Se or 5e error can be a bit complicated and somewhat dangerous to fix if you are totally inexperienced. But, if you have the knowledge and think you can follow the steps above.
Samsung Microwave Door Error — Solved
The Door message shows on the microwave’s screen when the door is opened by the user while the microwave is operating. To get rid of it, all you need to do is cancel the mode that you set it on and start from the beginning again.
E 11 Error Code Samsung Microwave — Fixed
To fix this problem, follow these steps:
Step 1: Unplug the Samsung microwave from the outlet.
Step 2: Open the microwave door and remove every rack with the stand and turntable.
Step 3: Take out both of the screws that keep the flanges fixed to the cabinet.
Step 4: Take out the washers.
Step 5: Take out the microwave device from its case and keep it on a smooth, stable surface.
Step 6: In the event that the wire isn’t long enough for you to install them on their own, disconnect the ground and power wires using a screwdriver to take out the four fixing screws.
Step 7: Lift up the control panel and slide it towards yourself.
Step 8: Remove the panel to be able to gain access to the fasteners which hold the sensor causing the e 11 error code.
Step 9: Take out the sensor connector totally.
Step 10: Remove the existing humidity sensor and install another brand new sensor fixing it firmly with screws.
Step 11: Reconnect the cable back to the control panel.
Step 12: Retie the power cables back into the bundle they were in before.
Step 13: Fix the panel back
Step 14: Return the Samsung microwave back to its case.
Step 15: Place the washers back and tighten the screws.
Step 16: Return the turntable and racks.
Step 17: Turn the microwave on.
This error is a result of a problem with the humidity sensor.