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How do I fix Samsung Mini Split Error Codes?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Samsung mini split error codes are codes that are associated with specific errors that occur with Samsung mini split air conditioners. These codes help technicians to diagnose and repair the specific issues that are causing the error. The most common error codes are E1, E2, and E3, which indicate issues with the air conditioner's compressor, outdoor fan, and indoor fan, respectively. Other less common error codes include E4, which indicates an issue with the air conditioner's evaporator, and E5, which indicates an issue with the air conditioner's condenser. These codes can help technicians to quickly and easily identify the root cause of the problem so that it can be repaired in a timely manner.

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1. Clean or replace the air filter

The steps to clean or replace the air filter in order to fix Samsung mini split error codes vary depending on the model of mini split. Generally, the filter needs to be removed and cleaned. In some cases, the filter may need to be replaced.

2. Check the air flow direction and adjust if necessary

  1. Open the mini split and locate the air flow direction arrows on the unit.
  2. If the air flow is not directed correctly, adjust the arrows until the air is flowing in the desired direction.
  3. Close the mini split.
  4. Check the error code again. If the error code has been corrected, congratulations!

3. Check and clean the condenser coils

The first step is to locate the condenser coils. They are located on the back of the mini split. The next step is to remove the cover. There are screws located along the top and bottom of the condenser coils. After the cover is removed, you will see the coils. They will need to be cleaned. To clean the coils, you will need a brush, soap, and water. First, brush the coils clean. Next, soap the coils and rinse them off. Finally, water should be poured over the coils and they should be towel dried.

4. Inspect and clean the evaporator coils

Inspect the coils for any obstructions or damage. If there is any damage, remove it with a wire brush. Clean the coils with a solution of dish soap and water. Dry them off and apply a coat of anti-seize compound to the screws that hold the coils in place.

5. Check the refrigerant level and add refrigerant if necessary

  1. Open the Samsung mini split and locate theRefrigerant Level Indicator.
  2. Check the refrigerant level and add refrigerant if necessary.
  3. Close the Samsung mini split.
  4. Restart the Samsung mini split.
  5. Check the refrigerant level and add refrigerant if necessary.

6. Check for leaks in the refrigerant system

  1. Turn off the power to the mini split.
  2. Remove the cover on the back of the mini split.
  3. Look for any signs of leaks around the refrigerant system.
  4. If you find any leaks, repair them with a refrigerant system sealant.
  5. Reinstall the cover on the back of the mini split.
  6. Turn on the power to the mini split and check for leaks.

If you didn't find success with an option above, then try:

  1. Inspect and clean the outdoor unit.
  2. Call a qualified service technician to inspect and service the unit.