A washing machine is an essential household appliance in today’s time. According to studies by science daily, a washing machine not only does it help save time, and energy but it is also more efficient when compared to washing clothes by hand.
In case the washing machine does ever fail or malfunction, it can become a task. Many error codes has been observed in washing machines from top-class brands like samsung, LG and IFB. We will look IFB washing machine error codes.
Below are a few tables that lost common error codes that IFB Washing machine owners may face. The solutions listed alongside them may be useful in case an error-code situation arises.
IFB Front Load Washing Machine Error Code List
1. IFB Elite SX Series Front Load Washing Machine Error Codes List
|r+ in5||Use the start/pause buttons or select the drain program|
|dlay||During the Delay Start mode you will be able to see the code|
|P01, P02, P15||P01 upto P15 in the display indicates which program has been chosen. If one rotates the selector switch during a running programme the original programme demotion that was selected will toggle along with remaining time.||The programme selector position must be shifted to its original programme position which is running at that time.|
|door||Indicates that the door is not properly closed or locked||Open and close the door, and then lock it properly.|
|dLEr||Indicates that the door is not getting unlocked||Switch the program selector off. Wait for a few minutes and then check if the door opens. If the same error code is displayed, switch off the machine and then contact IFB care. Do not attempt to unlock the door forcibly.|
|tAP||– There could be a variety of reasons including the most common being that the water tap is not turned on|
– The water supply may not be available or may be available at a low water pressure
– The water inlet may be blocked by the sieve or water filter
– The water inlet hose may be bent, damaged or malfunctioning
|– Turn the tap on|
– Once the water supply resumes with the right water pressure, the washing machine will automatically start
– Clean the sieve or the water filter
– Remove the bend, or replace the water inlet hose in case of irreplaceable damage
|tACO||There may be a cloth trapped between the door and the drum||Switch off the programme selector for a few seconds. Following that, run the drain programme|
|trC||Rearrange the clothes and then restart the same programme. If the error code still appears, switch the appliance off and contact IFB care.|
2. IFB Front Load WASHER 9KG DRYER 7KG Washing Machine Error Codes List
|IE||There is no water supply||Check whether the inlet hoses connected and the water tap are connected, the water tap or inlet hose is not frozen and the water supply is on. Also ensure there is no forgein material blocking the hose filter.|
|OE||The washer is not draining||Check whether the drain is frozen, blocked by dirt, kinked or deformed Ensure that the end of the drain hose is immersed in water. Clean out any excessive dirt that may be present within the water filter.|
|UE||The washer is not spinning.||Check whether the clothes present in the drum are collected on one side. Make sure that the washer is not installed on an uneven floor and that the vibration is not too serious. If the lamp “LE” lights up, it is an indication that the door is open causing the washer not to spin.|
|PFE||The washer stopped while spinning.||The filter of the drain pump may be clogged causing the washer to stop.|
3. Other IFB Front Load Washing Machine Error Code List
|Lights||The water supply is not adequate||Ensure that the water input tap is open and the water flow is regular.|
Try to close the water input tap, and seperate the tap from the water input jose. Go on to clean the sieve at the connection end of the hose. Then try to restart your machine.
If the error still persists, contact IFB care.
|Lights||Error caused by continuous water input||Turn the tap off and contact the service.|
|Lights||The waste water in the machine is not being discharged||The water discharge hose or the filters may be clogged.|
Try to switch on and switch off the machine and then try to activate the programme cancellation command.
If the error persists, switch off the machine and contact the IFB service.
|Lights||Lights||The water is unable to reach the intended temperature||The heater or heater sensor may be faulty. Contact the IFB service|
|Lights||Lights||Alarm is active against water flow||Turn off the tap and switch off the machine. Contact the IFB service|
|Lights||Lights||Lights||Faulty electronic card||Contact the IFB service|
4. IBF Washing Machine Error Messages E1 To E6
|E1||The door is not closed properly||Open and close the door properly|
|E2||– Water tap may be turned off|
– Water supply is unavailable
– Sieve/Filter is blocked
– The water pressure is too low
– Water inlet hose may be bent or damaged
|– Turn on the water tap|
– As soon as the water supply resumes, the machine will start automatically
– Remove any blockage from the filter and clean it carefully
– Eliminate whatever is causing the water pressure to be low. The machine will resume, once the water pressure reaches a normal level
– Remove the bend, or replace the water inlet hose incase of irreplaceable damage
|E3||The power supply cable is not fitted properly into the socket||– Try to fit the supply cable plug properly or else replace the socket with a standard one|
– Connect to a 230 V, 25 A, 50 Hz. Single phase A.C. supply that has proper earthing
|E4||The washing machine is overloaded||After 30 minutes the washing machine will restart automatically|
|E5||The programme time is extended. This may be caused by low inlet water temperature or low input voltage|
|E6||– The coin trap may be blocked|
– Exhaust hose may be clogged or bent
|– Clean the coin trap carefully|
– Clean the exhaust in case of clog. If there is a bend, remove the bend carefully
5. IFB Washing Machine Other Error Codes And Solution
|HEAt||At the start of the programme, the water temperature may be above 60°C||Start a new program once the water cools down to about 60 C or below.|
Switch the programme selector off and then wait for a few seconds. Restart the program. If the error still persists, switch the machine off and contact IFB care
|OFEr||Switch off the program selector and wait for a few seconds. If the error still persists, turn the tap and the machine off and contact IFB care|
|ACHi||The input voltage level is too high||Once the voltage decreases, the machine will automatically resume. If the error occurs frequently or persists for a long period of time then get your electrician to check the electrical system for any faults|
|ACLo||The input voltage level is too low||The machine will automatically resume after the voltage increases to the sufficient operating level. If the error occurs frequently or persists for a long period of time then get your electrician to check the electrical system for any faults|
|UnbL||The laundry load may be unbalanced||If the laundry lid is too small, it can cause it to be unbalanced. Add 1-2 similar items so that the load gets balanced. Then rearrange the load to ensure that it spins properly|
|H260||The mains voltage is too high, essentially above 260 V||Automatically resumes when voltage returns to normal|
|L175||The voltage is too low||Once the power resumes, the washing machine will resume|
|dPEr||– Water is not drained|
– The filter may be blocked
– The exhaust hose may be clogged or bent
|– Restart the drain by pressing the Start/Pause button|
– Turn the appliance off and then drain the water using a drain plug. Clean the filter and then resume the cycle
– Clean the exhaust in case of clog. If there is a bend, remove the bend carefully
Always check the basic mistakes that can be causing the error code. These include checking whether the plug is connected, the indoor fuses are alright, the water inlet tap is turned on, the water inlet filters and machine filters are not clogged, and that the machine door is closed. Overall, most of these error codes can be resolved by following the mentioned steps.
However, if the error code persists, the best decision is to contact IFB care to ensure your machine gets back to working as it did.
On the off chance, if a professional deems that your washing machine might incur more repair costs than actually getting a newer replacement for it, you might want to take some help from our thoroughly researched IFB washing machine buying guide.