One of the common questions that users ask is how to clean Samsung washing machine filter. The answer is: filter of Samsung washing machine (Samsung) should be cleaned at least 5-6 times a year, and it is especially true if the washer does not drain water and displays error code 5Е.
First of all, you must unplug the washing machine from the outlet.
Prepare a bowl of water. The amount of water in the washing machine can be larger than you think, so make sure you pick a large one. Then use a coin or a key to open the filter cover.
Pull out the emergency drain hose
Gently pull the emergency drain plug to open it. Let all the water drain into the bowl. Put a dry towel on the floor. Turn the filter counterclockwise and remove it. Rinse it thoroughly under running water, washing away dirt and other debris. Check the vanes of the drain pump (pump impeller) located behind the filter. Ensure that they are not contaminated.
Put the filter back and tightly close it with a cover. Close the emergency drain hose with a cap and attach it in place.
Close the filter cover. If, after all measures taken, the problem occurs again and the water does not drain, it is necessary to carry out a more thorough diagnosis of the problem.