Samsung Washer UR Code – Causes and Solutions to Fix

If you are seeing the error code UR on Samsung Washer, it is indicating that the drum is not able to rotate properly. This can happen due to a number of reasons.

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Causes and Solutions of UR Error Code on Samsung Washer:

There are some components, the failure of which can lead to the display of error code UR on the Samsung washer.

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Following are the causes that might lead to this error code.

Excessive Laundry:

This issue may be the easiest to solve, but the excessive load of laundry in the drum can probably lead to the display of UR error code. This is because the machine adjusts the contents inside the drum on its own before running a cycle. If it is unable to do so, then the error might be displayed. Here’s how you can get rid of this issue:

  • Make sure that the contents are not more or less than the optimum amount. Meaning if the laundry is not much, then you have to select a program that performs lesser number of revolutions.
  • Similarly, the laundry should not exceed the normal amount as well.
  • Try adjusting the laundry inside the drum on your own.
  • Also, drain the washer before running the cycle to make sure that this is not causing the issue.
  • Additionally, make sure that there are no stuck objects between the drum and the seal.

Placing the Washer Improperly:

Make sure that you have placed your Samsung washer in an even surface. If the washer is not standing evenly, the contents will be not be spread properly inside the machine, which might lead to this error code.

Control Board Malfunction:

Sometimes, this error code is caused by a glitch in the system. So, the first thing that you need to do is to turn off the machine and give it a 10-15 minutes break.

If this doesn’t fix the issue, inspect the control board. Make sure that it is intact, otherwise, you have to replace it with a new one.

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Defective Drive Belt:

The drive belt is responsible for making the drum rotate. If the drive belt has grown old or has any other issues, you have to replace it to get rid of this issue.

Defective Tachometer:

Tachometer is responsible for managing the number of revolutions per minute. In case of its failure, you will see the error code UR.

Damaged Bearing:

The bearing puts the components like pulley, motor and shaft etc. in their place. Hence, it is responsible for the proper rotation of the drum. The bearing may get damaged after years of usage. You can notice it by its unusual sounds. You might see some oil stains on your floor as well.

In this case, you have to replace the damaged bearing, but in this case, you have to seek a professional’s help.

Malfunctioning Suspension/Shock Absorption Unit:

The shock absorbers are situated at the bottom of the washer to keep the vibration in check. Therefore, in the case of a malfunctioning shock absorption unit, you are likely to see the UR error code.

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Defective Electric Motor:

If you notice that the drum of your machine rotates smoothly if you do it manually, but it doesn’t rotate smoothly during the washing cycle, then the issue seems to be with the electric motor or its carbon brushes. Because this component is responsible for generating a magnetic field. That is why, the malfunction of this component can lead to this error code. If that is the case, then you have to take out the motor out and inspect it thoroughly. If it is defective, replacing it is recommended.

These were the causes and the solutions of the error code UR on the Samsung Dishwasher. Hopefully, you get rid of this issue as soon as possible.

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