How to eliminate E1 error in Midea washing machine?
- Error: E1
- Description: The unit takes more than 10 minutes to drain.
- Insufficient or interrupted water supply.
- Obstructed, bent, or damaged water inlet line.
- Dirty mesh filter.
- Clogged detergent dispenser.
- Check that the water supply tap is turned on.
- Make sure the faucets that supply water to the washer are open.
- Check that the water hoses are not clogged or kinked.
- Check that there is sufficient water pressure to the washer.
- Make sure the cold water faucet is turned on.
- Clean the water filter – it may be clogged and depressurizing the circuit.
The E1 Error on a Midea washing machine indicates issues with the water supply. This can be caused by either a lack of water arrival or insufficient pressure. Here is a detailed guide to step-by-step troubleshooting for this problem.
Steps to Resolve E1 Error
1. Verify the Water Supply
- Ensure that the water supply tap is fully open.
2. Inspect the Water Inlet Line
- Disconnect the washing machine from the mains.
- Move the machine to access the water inlet.
- Check that the inlet line is not kinked, damaged, or obstructed.
- If you need detailed instructions on how to clean the mesh filter in the water inlet valve of the washing machine, refer to our article in the magazine.
- It is recommended to clean the mesh filter at least 2 times a year.
4. Clean the Detergent Dispenser
- Occasionally, an E1 error code may appear if the detergent dispenser is clogged.
- Remove the dispenser drawer.
- Look for possible obstructions.
- Clean the drawer.
- Replace the drawer.
By following these steps, you should be able to resolve the E1 Error on your Midea washing machine. Remember to perform regular maintenance to prevent future issues. If the problem persists, we recommend contacting Midea’s authorized technical service for further assistance.
It’s important to note that these steps are specific to Midea brand washing machines. If you have a model from a different brand, the procedures may vary.