Washing machine displays error message E40, E41 or emits 4 beeps / 4 flashes

Last updated 19/11/2020 12:21

Issue

  • Washing machine displays error message E40, E41,E42, E43, E44 & E45
  • Washing machine emits 4 beeps / 4 flashes

Applies to

  • Front loader washing machine
  • Top loader washing machine
  • Washer-dryer

Resolution

1. Check if the door/lid is properly closed.

If necessary, give the door/lid a firm push. You can hear a click.

2. Check whether any laundry is caught between the door seal and door glass.

If necessary, remove some laundry from the drum before restarting the cycle.

3. There is too much laundry in the machine (overload).

If necessary, remove some laundry from the drum before restarting the cycle.

4. Check the mechanical child safety lock (if applicable).

Disable the child safety lock using a coin or similar object and try again. 

For detailed procedure refer to the user manual supplied with your appliance. Download user manual.

If the above steps don't resolve the issue then a service visit by one of our approved service providers is recommended.

Cause

  • The appliance door/lid is open or not closed correctly
  • The appliance is overloaded
  • The door lock is faulty
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