How to fix the Samsung washer error code U6?

Alton Alexander
By Alton AlexanderUpdated on June 4th, 2022

Samsung washer u6 is an error code that indicates that the washer has detected an unbalanced load. This can happen if there are too many clothes in the washer, or if the load is not evenly distributed. To fix this, redistribute the load in the washer and make sure that it is balanced.

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1. Clean the washer with a mild detergent

  1. Fill the washer with water and add a mild detergent.
  2. Close the lid and wait for the washer to fill.
  3. Select the programme you would like to use and press start.
  4. The machine will start to wash and rinse the clothes.
  5. When the cycle is finished, wait for the washer to drain and then open the lid.
  6. Remove all of the clothes and add fresh clothes.
  7. Close the lid and press start again.
  8. The machine will start the wash cycle again.
  9. When the cycle is finished, wait for the washer to drain and then open the lid.
  10. Remove all of the clothes and fold them neatly.
  11. Put the clothes in the dryer and press start.
  12. The dryer will start and the clothes will be dry in a short time.

2. Inspect the washer for any loose hoses or connections

  1. Open the front panel of the washer and locate the hoses connected to the washer. Check for any looseness or signs of damage.
  2. If there are any signs of damage or looseness, disconnect the hoses and fix the issue.
  3. Reattach the hoses and check for any leaks. If there are any leaks, fix them and reattach the front panel.

3. Replace any damaged or worn hoses

  1. Remove the front panel of the washer by removing the six screws that hold it in place.
  2. Once the panel is removed, you will see the control panel and the hoses that lead to the washer drum.
  3. To replace a hose, first remove the nut that is holding it on with a wrench.
  4. Next, remove the hose from the drum by unscrewing it.
  5. Finally, replace the hose with a new one and tighten the nut to the desired torque.

If the answers above didn't work then you should also try:

  1. Check the washer's water supply lines for any kinks or blockages.
  2. Clean the washer's drain pump filter.
  3. Run a diagnostic test on the washer to identify any potential issues.
  4. Contact a Samsung authorized service center for further assistance.