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Samsung Dishwasher Beeping Problem

Samsung make really high quality appliances that are very popular. Samsung dishwashers have a range of very interesting features such as a water wall, but from time to time an error can occur with them. This will cause it to start beeping and in some cases it won’t run properly, here’s how to fix this problem when it happens.

As a general rule, first check the dishwasher is stacked in a way that the rotor arms aren’t obstructed. Spatulas or similar items can be sticking up, or have fallen through the rack and are blocking the rotor arms from spinning. After that, restart your dishwasher, and check for an error code.

Modern dishwasher in the kitchen

Most Samsung dishwashers will display an error code on the LCD display. This will tell you exactly what’s causing the issue if there is one. Below, I will explain how to reset your Samsung dishwasher, what the error codes mean, and exactly how to get your Samsung dishwasher to stop beeping.

Samsung Dishwasher Beeping

Woman putting plates on the dishwasher

A beeping noise on a Samsung Dishwasher can be normal for example at the end of the cycle to indicate that it’s finished. But, if it beeps before it starts, or during the cycle it can indicate an issue. So, here’s what to do if your Samsung dishwasher is beeping.

Overall, if the dishwasher cycle completes and the dishes are perfectly clean, ignore any beeping noises as they are part of the normal dishwasher operation. But, if the cycle is not starting, or not cleaning the dishes well, note down the error code displayed on the LCD, then do these steps below.

Below are step by step instructions. But, if your Samsung dishwasher has an LCD screen and it’s displaying an error code then skip straight to step number 4.

Also, if your Samsung dishwasher has flashing lights on it, and beeps then skips straight to step 4. Otherwise, start with step one and work your way through each of the steps one by one.

1. Make sure the door is closed properly

A very common and easy issue that can cause the beeping noise and/or stop your Samsung dishwasher from starting is the door not being closed properly. Simply press the door to see that it’s closed all the way. There can be something sticking out that’s stopping the door from closing properly.

Or, you might have accidentally not pressed it closed all the way. This is very easy to fix, so try closing the door all the way first to see if the beeping stops.

2. Restart your Samsung dishwasher by turning off the power

According to Samsung a Samsung dishwasher can be restarted by disconnecting it from the power, and then connecting it again after about 5 minutes. 5 minutes gives an electricity in the dishwasher to discharge. Your Samsung dishwasher can be plugged into a wall outlet that you can access, or have an on off switch somewhere on your counter.

Otherwise, it may be completely inaccessible because it’s behind the dishwasher. If you do have access to the wall outlet unplug or switch it off. Wait 5 minutes and turn it back on again.

Do the same thing if instead you have a switch that controls power to your dishwasher on your counter. Assuming that you don’t have either of these then you need to disconnect the power to your dishwasher at the fuse box/switch board. As you may know, this is the central hub where the circuit breakers to the different parts of the house are located.

Generally, these will be labeled for each of the parts of the house, and one will say dishwasher. Switch that one off, and wait for 5 minutes then switch it on again.

3. The racks are stacked in a way that doesn’t block the spinning arms

Samsung dishwashers can have spinning arms at the top and bottom of the dishwasher. Or, they can have a water wall which is a flat water spraying apparatus that moves along the bottom, top, or back. These are responsible for spraying water on to the dishes to clean them.

Its common for a wooden spoon, spatula, or similar to be in the way of these parts of the dishwasher. When they’re in the way the spraying arms won’t spin and the dishwasher will beep and give you an error code. It’s very easy to take a look to make sure nothing is sticking up or down and blocking the spinning arms, or the water wall.

The main thing is that a utensil or piece of crockery isn’t sticking down below the rack. Or sticking up into the top of the dishwasher. Visually inspect how you’ve stacked your dishwasher and make sure it’s stacked evenly and nothing is sticking out in a way that’s blocking the spinning arms.

4. Check for what the error code or when the flashing lights occur

Samsung dishwashers can have an LCD display. This will display what the error is as a code. But, if your Samsung dishwasher doesn’t have an LCD display it will display flashing lights.

The part of the wash/dry cycle when the flashing lights occur will tell you what the issue is that’s causing the beeping. For error codes on the LCD display refer to this article on the official Samsung website. For example, an error code that says AP, means it’s in Access Point mode.

This is where your Samsung dishwasher is in a mode where it’s trying to connect to a smartphone. In this case, it could have been activated accidentally, and needs to be disabled using the instructions in your owner’s manual. But, based on the exact error code that you get, apply the solutions as explained for each of the codes in the link to the article above.

And for flashing lights refer to this page on the official Samsung website. I personally found it a bit confusing to work out how to solve an issue with flashing lights. But, I worked it out.

Essentially there are different times during a wash cycle where flashing lights will occur. There are also different types of wash cycles. That page on the official Samsung website explains what is causing the issue for each type of wash cycle, and when during the wash cycle the beeping occurs. For example, if the beeping and flashing lights occur during a ‘Normal’ wash cycle at the drying part of the cycle, it indicates a particular issue.

Samsung Dishwasher Beeping and Not Starting

Man fixing the dishwasher

A Samsung dishwasher is very effective at cleaning dishes. But, because it’s an electrical appliance, different issues can occur with one of the components or the hoses that go in and out of your dishwasher that won’t allow it to start. Here’s what you should do if your Samsung dishwasher doesn’t start and makes a beeping noise.

As a general rule, start by checking that the door is closed completely, after that you can restart your Samsung dishwasher by disconnecting it from the power. But, it’s common for Samsung dishwashers to have an LCD display that will show an error message code that will tell you what the issue is.

The LCD can be on the front of your Samsung dishwasher, or it can be on the top of the door and is only visible when you open the Samsung dishwasher door. But, certain models don’t have an LCD display. To identify what the issue is with a Samsung dishwasher that doesn’t have an LCD display you need to use the flashing lights – if it has them.

Otherwise, in general you need to contact Samsung support over live chat support, email, or over the phone. The contact info for them is listed on their official website.

Samsung Dishwasher Beeping 3 or 4 Times

Modern dishwasher in the kitchen

A Samsung dishwasher can beep during normal operation. But, if it doesn’t complete the wash cycle, or the dishes aren’t completely clean then it indicates there is an issue with one of the components or how your Samsung dishwasher is set up. It can beep multiple times during a wash cycle to tell you there’s an issue, so here’s what to do when this happens.

Overall, look at the LCD display on your Samsung dishwasher to see what error code is displaying. The error code will say what the issue is, and then you can apply the relevant fix. If your Samsung dishwasher doesn’t have an LCD display follow the instructions below.

Samsung dishwashers without an LCD display can also show you what the issue is by beeping and displaying flashing lights. The part of the wash/dry cycle when the beeping and flashing lights occurs will generally tell you what the issue is. I explained how to see what the error code means, and how to fix it, and how to see what the flashing and beeping means, and how to fix it a bit further up in this article.

Rather than repeating it here, scroll up a bit to where there are step by step instructions each labeled 1 to 4. And look for step 4 which is: ‘Check for what the error code or when the flashing lights occur.’ Follow the instructions explained there to fix the beeping sound on your Samsung dishwasher.

Samsung Dishwasher Beeping on Normal

Woman putting plates on the dishwasher

There are a few different wash cycles on a Samsung dishwasher. A common one that works well for everyday use is the ‘Normal’ wash and dry cycle. As part of this cycle when there’s a problem with your Samsung dishwasher it will beep, so this is how to identify what it’s beeping and stop it from happening.

There is an error code that will display on the LCD screen which you can look up to see what’s causing the beeping. After that, apply the fix described on the Samsung website to stop the beeping. If your dishwasher doesn’t have an LCD display refer to the steps below.

There are also flashing lights that can happen at the same time your dishwasher beeps. The part of the wash cycle when the flashing lights occur is also a signal of what the issue is. Go to the top of this article where I’ve put step by step instructions.

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There are four steps in total. Refer to the fourth step which is to ‘Check for what the error code or when the flashing lights occur’. It explains what the fix is for each of the error codes, and for what to do if your dishwasher doesn’t have an LCD display.

Samsung Dishwasher Beeping and Flashing

Man putting plates on the dishwasher

For the most part the only beeps your Samsung dishwasher should do are when there is a significant issue that needs fixing on your Samsung dishwasher. But in some cases a few beeps here and there can be part of the normal operation of your dishwasher. When your Samsung dishwasher beeps, and has flashing lights during its operation, here’s how to identify if there is a problem that needs fixing.

As a general rule, fix this issue by ensuring the door is closed completely, nothing is blocking the spraying arms or water wall, and if these are both fine then restart your Samsung dishwasher by disconnecting it from the power. There are also error codes that will tell you what the issue is.

The error codes are very convenient because they will tell you exactly what the issue is. Check the digital display for an error code. I’ve provided step by step instructions for each of these troubleshooting steps above.

But, generally if you’re getting an error code you should skip straight to step 4, which is how to see what the error codes mean. If you don’t get an error code, then start with step 1, and work your way through each of those steps. Then if it still hasn’t stopped beeping then contact Samsung support via the contact page on their official website.

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How to Turn Off/Stop Samsung Dishwasher Beeping

Man fixing the dishwasher

The beeping noise a Samsung dishwasher makes tells you that there is a problem with your Samsung dishwasher. In some cases it can continue to operate normally but in general it’s better to see what the issue is and stop it from beeping. So, below is a summary of how to identify why your Samsung dishwasher is beeping.

Generally, you need to fix the problem with your Samsung dishwasher that is causing the beeping. There will be an error code on the LCD display that will tell you what the issue is. How to fix each of the error codes is explained below, as well as, what to do if there is no error code.

There are 4 steps explained at the top of this article. But, if you can see there’s an error code listed on the LCD display for your Samsung dishwasher then skip straight to step number 4 which is ‘Check for what the error code or when the flashing lights occur’. If your Samsung dishwasher doesn’t have an LCD display or doesn’t have an error code then start with step 1, and work your way through each of the steps one by one.

As a general rule, start by checking that the door is closed completely. After that check the LCD display to see if an error code is displaying. Then apply the fix based on what the code is. If your dishwasher doesn’t have an LCD display or there is no error code do the steps below.

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