Fixing Samsung Dishwasher Normal Light Blinking Issue

David Smith

Samsung dishwasher normal light blinking

Hey there, fellow dishwasher troubleshooter! Are you staring down that Samsung dishwasher of yours, puzzled by that incessant blinking of the normal light? Fear not, for we’re here to shed some light on this situation and get your trusty appliance back to its pristine, non-blinking state!

What Triggers the Normal Light Blinking on Samsung Dishwashers?

Samsung dishwasher normal light blinking
Samsung dishwasher normal light blinking

Let’s delve into the root causes of this dilemma:

1. Unbalanced Dishwasher Woes

Issues Possible Causes
Unleveled dishwasher Improper installation or positioning
Loose cabinet screws Detached components due to loose screws
Overloading Washing too many dishes at once, leading to imbalance and leaks

How to Fix:

  • Level your dishwasher properly.
  • Tighten all screws to prevent leaks.
  • Avoid overloading by following manufacturer’s loading instructions.

2. Water Supply Woes

Issues Possible Causes
Water supply line leakage Loose connections or damages
Damaged rubber seal Food particles or moisture causing leaks
Clogged water inlet valve Debris or mineral build-up leading to leaks

How to Fix:

  • Check and tighten water connections.
  • Replace damaged seals.
  • Clean or replace clogged water inlet valve.
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3. Drainage Dilemmas

Issues Possible Causes
Clogged sink drain Blockages causing water to leak into the dishwasher
Clogged drain hose Impeding proper water drainage
Clogged drain filter Moisture buildup triggering the blinking light


How to Fix:

Clear clogs in sink drain and drain hose.
  • Clear clogs in sink drain and drain hose.
  • Clean the drain filter thoroughly.

What If You Can’t Spot Any Leaks or Moisture?

Even after trying the fixes above, if the blinking persists, here’s what you can do:

  • Check the garbage disposal.
  • Avoid overloading the dishwasher.
  • Seek assistance from an appliance technician if needed.

Understanding Samsung Dishwasher Error Codes

Is the normal light blinking solo, or is it joined by other lights? Let’s decode these combinations:

Blinking LED Lights Meanings
Normal + Heavy Lights Faulty dishwasher thermistor
Normal + Quick Lights High dishwasher temperature
Normal + (Quick+) Lights Water level error or stuck keypad
Normal + (Quick+) + Smart Auto Lights High water temperature
Normal + Heavy + Quick Lights Insufficient water supply
Normal + Smart Auto Lights Excessively hot water
Normal + Smart Auto + Delicate Lights Heater error
Normal + Heavy + Express 60 Short-circuited thermistor
Normal + (Quick+) Lights Water level error and stuck keypad
Samsung Dishwasher Error Codes
Samsung Dishwasher Error Codes

FAQs about Samsung Dishwashers

  1. How long does a Samsung dishwasher run on a normal cycle?
    • It typically runs for 1 to 2.5 hours, depending on the selected cycle.
  2. How much water does a Samsung dishwasher use on a normal cycle?
    • Around 12 liters, but check your model’s manual for specifics.

Wrapping It Up

In conclusion, tackling a blinking normal light on your Samsung dishwasher is a breeze once you pinpoint the source of moisture or leaks. We hope our guide has steered you in the right direction. Have more questions? Drop us a comment below. Happy dishwashing!

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