Samsung  Refrigerator  RB Series Error Codes

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Samsung RB Series refrigerator.  For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for washing machines, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. You can also search for owner’s manuals and find refrigerator replacement parts.

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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
5 on Refrigerator Display Refrigerator temperature sensor error Unplug the refrigerator and check the wiring connections in the refrigerator temperature sensor circuit. If the wiring connections are okay, replace the refrigerator temperature sensor. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.
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Refrigerator temperature sensor, Electronic control board
d on Refrigerator Display Refrigerator defrost sensor error Unplug the refrigerator and check the wiring connections in the refrigerator defrost sensor circuit. If the wiring connections are okay, replace the refrigerator defrost sensor. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.
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Refrigerator defrost sensor, Electronic control board
E5 on Freezer Display Ambient temperature sensor error Unplug the refrigerator and check the wiring connections in the ambient temperature sensor circuit. If the wiring connections are okay, replace the ambient temperature sensor. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.
Ambient temperature sensor, Electronic control board
F5 on Freezer Display Freezer temperature sensor error Unplug the refrigerator and check the wiring connections in the freezer temperature sensor circuit. If the wiring connections are okay, replace the freezer temperature sensor. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.
Freezer temperature sensor, Electronic control board
d5 on Freezer Display Freezer defrost sensor error Unplug the refrigerator and check the wiring connections in the freezer defrost sensor circuit. If the wiring connections are okay, replace the freezer defrost sensor. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.
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Freezer defrost sensor, Electronic control board