Samsung freestanding electric range error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Samsung electric freestanding range. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for ranges, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your range.

Because powering off the range clears the error codes from the display, follow this procedure to display the error codes:

1. Plug the range into the wall outlet or reset the house circuit breaker for the range to restore power.

2. Press the Clock AM/PM button twice and then select AM.

3. Press 1, 2, 3, 4 on the numeric keypad.

4. Press SET/START.

5. Press and hold CUSTOM COOK and 0 (zero) at the same time, for 2 full seconds. The most recent error code is displayed.

6. Either press 0 (zero) to scroll through the previous 4 error codes or press CLEAR/OFF to exit the error code display mode.

Error Code
Condition
DIY advice
E27

Oven temperature sensor is defective (electrically open)

Check/Repair

Unplug the range, disconnect the oven temperature sensor and check the resistance of the oven temperature sensor using a volt/ohm meter. The oven temperature sensor should measure around 1080 ohms at room temperature. If the resistance is more than 2950 ohms, replace the oven temperature sensor.

Possible parts
Oven temperature sensor
E28

Oven temperature sensor is defective (electrically shorted)

Check/Repair

Unplug the range, disconnect the oven temperature sensor and check the resistance of the oven temperature sensor using a volt/ohm meter. The oven temperature sensor should measure around 1080 ohms at room temperature. If the resistance is less than 930 ohms, replace the oven temperature sensor.

Possible parts
Oven temperature sensor
E-08

Oven not heating

Check/Repair

Unplug the range. Check the bake and broil elements for damage. If an oven element is damaged, replace it. Disconnect the oven temperature sensor and check the resistance of the oven temperature sensor using a volt/ohm meter. The oven temperature sensor should measure around 1080 ohms at room temperature. If the resistance is off by more than 200 ohms, replace the oven temperature sensor. Check the wiring between the oven electronic control board and the oven elements for damage and replace any damaged wiring.

Possible parts
Bake element, Broil element, Oven temperature sensor, Wiring harness
E-OA

Oven overheating

Check/Repair

Unplug the range, disconnect the oven temperature sensor and check the resistance of the oven temperature sensor using a volt/ohm meter. The oven temperature sensor should measure around 1080 ohms at room temperature. If the resistance is off by more than 200 ohms, replace the oven temperature sensor. Check the oven electronic control board for burns or melted wires. If the electronic control board is damaged, replace it.

Possible parts
Oven temperature sensor, Oven electronic control board
SE

Defective key on the control panel

Check/Repair

Unplug the range. Open the control console and make sure that the wire harness is plugged into the oven electronic control board properly. Check the wire harness for damage. If the wire harness is okay, replace the control panel. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.

Possible parts
Control panel, Oven electronic control board
E-OE or FL

Oven door lock error

Check/Repair

Unplug the range. Make sure the wiring harness connections on the oven door lock assembly are secure. Check the oven door lock assembly for damage. Replace the oven door lock assembly if damaged.

Possible parts
Oven door lock assembly, Wiring harness
LE

Low DC voltage error (below 9 volts DC)

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and reconnect any loose wires between the low-voltage transformer and the electronic control board. Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wiring is okay, replace the transformer. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.

Possible parts
Low voltage transformer, Electronic control board, Wiring harness
E-54

Oven electronic control board communication error

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and secure any loose wiring connections between the oven electronic control board and the main cooktop control board. Replace the wire harness if damaged. If the wire harness is okay, replace the oven electronic control board. If the problem persists, replace the main cooktop control board.

Possible parts
Oven electronic control board, Main cooktop control board, Wiring harness
E-55

Oven electronic control board communication error with touch panel

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and secure any loose wiring connections between the oven electronic control board and the control panel. If the connections are secure, replace the control panel and wire harness assembly. If the problem persists, replace the oven electronic control board.

Possible parts
Control panel, Oven electronic control board
E-56

Cooktop has an error code

Check/Repair

Check the cooktop display for error codes. Once the cooktop is repaired, this code should clear.

Possible parts
Cooktop components
cE56

Internal oven electronic control board error

Check/Repair

Unplug the range for 3 minutes to reset the oven electronic control board. If the code appears after you plug the range in, unplug the range and secure any loose wiring connections. Replace any damaged wire harnesses. If the problem persists, replace the oven electronic control board.

Possible parts
Oven electronic control board, Wire harnesses
to

Cooktop top temperature sensor error (sensor is electrically open)

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and make sure the wire connections between the top temperature sensor and the main cooktop control board are secure. Replace the sensor if the wire harness is damaged. If the wire harness connection is okay, replace the top temperature sensor. If the problem persists, replace the main cooktop control board.

Possible parts
Cooktop top temperature sensor, Main cooktop control board
ts

Cooktop top temperature sensor error (sensor is electrically short)

Check/Repair

Unplug the range and make sure the wire connections between the top temperature sensor and the main cooktop control board are secure. Replace the sensor if the wire harness is damaged. If the wire harness connection is okay, replace the top temperature sensor. If the problem persists, replace the main cooktop control board.

Possible parts
Cooktop top temperature sensor, Main cooktop control board
bo or bs

Cooktop element inverter control board error

Check/Repair

An inverter control board sensor is defective (these sensors monitor the inverter control boards that convert AC voltage to DC voltage for induction element heating). Unplug the range and secure the wire harness connection for the inverter control board sensor. Replace the sensor if the wire harness is damaged. If the wire harness is okay, replace the sensor. If the problem persists, replace the inverter control board for the element.

Possible parts
Inverter control board, Inverter control board sensor
ot

Cooktop over-temperature error

Check/Repair

Allow the cooktop to cool and then unplug the range to reset the electronic control boards. If the cooktop continues to overheat, replace the main cooktop control board.

Possible parts
Main cooktop control board
0

Pan detection error

Check/Repair

Use the correct size of iron-containing cookware.

Possible parts
Cookware for induction cooktops

Symptoms common to all ranges

Choose a symptom to see related range repairs.

Main causes: faulty temperature sensor, electronic control board problem, control thermostat failure, weak burner igniter, oven door problem
Main causes: broken broiler element, weak or broken boil burner igniter, control system failure, faulty temperature sensor, wiring failure
Main causes: bad bake element, broken burner igniter, control system failure, blown thermal fuse, faulty temperature sensor, wiring failure
Main causes: power supply failure, blown thermal fuse, bad relay control board, damaged terminal block, wiring failure
Main causes: broken oven door lock assembly, wiring failure, electronic control board problem
Main causes: power supply problem, control thermostat or electronic control board failure, broken element, bad burner igniter
Main causes: food splatters, spilling food on the oven door, allowing liquid to drip through oven door vent when cleaning the door

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