AEG Washing Machine Error Codes – What You Need To Know!
AEG is a popular German brand of electronics and while it’s now under the Swedish Electrolux name it’s still a very popular brand especially where washing machines are concerned. But while AEG are known for high-quality there is still the possibility that your washing machine could suffer an error.
Errors are part of the everyday life of a washing machine, they can just happen sometimes and while seeing that flashing message might be worry you it the majority of cases these errors can simple to fix in the hands of a professional.
Like many other washing machine brands AEG appliances have their own error code system that will help you identify any errors. The error code system AEG washing machines use is very simple and straight forward and thanks to our in-depth guide you’ll know at glance what the error is.
Fixing these errors on your own is possible however not all errors are equal. Some are much more complicated than others so if you’re unsure are simply want to be safe calling in a professional technician is always going to be advisable.
Thankfully we can help you there, our experienced repair technicians will be able to fix any error so if you need professional assistance just get in touch! So, let’s take a look at all the error codes AEG washing machine owners need to know about.
AEG Washing Machine Error Codes Explained
Error Code 11
This error means your washing machine can’t fill up with water when you start a cycle, this as a multitude of possible causes so calling in a technician will likely be for the best.
Error Code 12
Similar to the above this error means your washing machine can’t fill up with water but during a drying cycle instead of a wash cycle. Again, calling in a professional for help is the best way to solve this error.
Error Code 13
If there is a leak in your washing machine then you’ll see this error code, while that might sound bad a leak can sometimes be easy to fix if it’s small. However, once again calling in a professional is the best way to solve this error.
Error Code 21
You’ll see this error if your washing machine can’t fully drain away any leftover water after a cycle, it’s usually a complex problem so calling in a professional repairman is usually for the best.
Error Code 22
This error is similar to the error 21 and it means your washing machine can’t drain away leftover water after a drying cycle. Again, like the above calling in a professional repairman is the best way to get this error fixed.
Error Code 23
If there is a problem with your washing machine’s drain pump then you’ll see error code 23, this problem can be caused by a multitude of different things some are easy to fix while others are much more complicated.
Error Code 31
This error code will be displayed if there is a problem with your washing machine’s pressure switch. Thankfully this error as an exact cause namely a wiring problem so if you see this error code call in a repairman to assist you.
Error Code 32
Again, this error code is about the pressure switch and it means it’s not calibrated correctly. While it can be easy to fix it could again require professional assistance to repair.
Error Code 35
This error means there is an overflow of water in your washing machine. Fixing it will usually require professional assistance so call in a repairman to assist you if you see it displayed.
Error Code 38
If the pressure chamber in your washing machine is blocked, then you’ll see this error code displayed. Properly fixing this issue will require a professional so give us a call if you see it because we can help!
Error Code 3A
Error 3A is a rare error code that you won’t see often, and it means there is a problem with the heating element sensor in your washing machine this again will require a professional to properly fix.
Error Code 41
Your washing machine door refusing to open is a relatively common problem and it could have a variety of causes, if you this error code displayed then you know the problem is with the door.
Error Code 42
This error means your door will not be able to lock properly and it could be caused by a number of issues. It could be easy to fix but it all depends on the cause so call in a professional if you need help.
Error Code 43
This error code is again related to your washing machine’s door and it means the power supply within the door lock is not working correctly. This could be caused by a number of issue so calling in a professional is for the best.
Error Codes 44 and 45
If there are problems with the sensing circuit in the door lock, then you will see either of these two error codes. This could be due to a variety of reasons including a faulty PCB unit so calling in a professional to help you would be advisable.
Error Codes 51, 52 and 53
All these error codes relate to motor problems within your washing machine, motor problems could take a number of different forms including electronic issues or even leakages. So, this is a problem you will likely need professional assistance to fix.
Error Code 61
If there is a problem with the heating system in your washing machine, then you will see this error code. Fixing this issue will require a professional technician to assist you.
Error Code 62
This error means your washing machine has overheated, sometimes this error can correct itself if you leave your washing machine to cool down. However, it might be more serious than that so call in a professional to help you if this error happens often.
Error Codes 66 and 68
These two error codes relate to heating elements inside your washing machine, it will most likely be a problem with the wiring however fixing this issue will usually require the help of a professional.
Error Code 69
This error is again related to the heating elements in your washing machine again it can fix itself over time but it all depends on what the outside cause is. If it happens repeatedly call in a professional technician to help you.
Error Codes 71, 72, 73 and 74
Sensor problems in a washing machine will all be displayed with one of these error codes. If any of the sensors fail, you are advised to call in a professional to assist you to solve one of these error codes.
Error Codes 82 and 83
Both these two error codes are connected to the selector tool inside your washing machine. This might sound serious but it’s usually easy to fix with a professional to assist you.
Error Codes 91 and 92
Both these error codes relate to issues with the internal communication inside the washing machine, this can be a relatively difficult problem to solve so you will usually need to call in a professional to help you.
Error Codes 93 and 94
Incorrect configuration is more common than you might think and will be displayed by either of these error codes. Again, you will likely need the help of a professional to assist you with these errors.
Error Codes 97
An incongruence between the programme selector and your current wash cycle will mean this error code will be displayed. Wiping the error code and then putting your machine through another wash cycle, will sometimes fix this problem but if that doesn’t work you will need to call in a professional to assist you.
Error Code EA1
This error code means there is some kind of problem with the drum inside your washing machine. This could take a number of different forms so calling in a professional to inspect your washing machine will be for the best.
Error Code EA6
This error code is again connected to your washing machine’s door this could have a wide variety of causes, so you will need to call in a professional to assist you.
Error Code EC1
This error code will be displayed if there is a problem with the solenoid valve in your washing machine usually it will mean it’s blocked in some way. Again, calling in a professional to help you fix this error will usually be advisable.
Error Codes ED1, ED4, and ED6
Communication errors inside your washing machine will be displayed with either of these three error codes. There could be a number of possible causes to this problem so calling in a professional technician to assist you will usually be advisable.
Error Codes ED2 and ED3
Again, these errors are connected to the heating elements inside your washing machine this can sometimes be easy to fix. However, depending on the outlining cause, it could easily be more complicated, or the elements may need replacing altogether.
Error Code EF1
Blocks in your washing machine’s drain or filter are a relatively common issue and you will usually see this error code displayed if your machine has a block. If you can remove the blockage yourself it will usually fix the error, however if you’re not confident you can do that then call in a professional to help.
Error Code EF2
If you have used too much detergent, then you will usually see this error code displayed. You can sometimes correct this problem by clearing out any excess foam and then running a short wash cycle.
Error Code EF4
If your water pressure is to low, then you will usually see this error. It could have a number of different causes and will usually require a professional to fix, so it’s not advisable to tackle this problem on your own.
Error Code EF5
This error is caused by an unbalanced load in your washing machine. Simply cancelling the current cycle and wiping the error and then readjusting the load will usually fix the problem, however if that doesn’t work or you can’t do it then call in a professional to help you.
Error Codes EH1, EH2, and EH3
These three error codes are all caused by power supply problems these could take many different forms and will usually be difficult to fix. So, if you see any of these errors call in a professional to assist you.
Clearing Error Codes
You will usually need to clear error codes before you can reuse your washing machine, don’t worry this is relatively simple. The general guidelines below should work on the majority of AEG model washing machines, but you should also consult your instructions manual.
- Select the diagnostic mode.
- Turn the selector/ dial to the number ten position.
- Then press and hold the start button and any option button.
- Finally keeping holding the buttons till the LED lights on the control board stop flashing.