Skip to main content
Electrolux | Help and Support

Washer dryer displays error message E40 or emits 4 beeps / 4 flashes

 

Issue:
  • Washer dryer displays error message E40 or emits 4 beeps / 4 flashes.
Applies to:
  • Washer dryer (integrated and freestanding)
Resolution:

1. Check if the door is properly closed

  • If necessary, give the door a firm push.
  • You can hear a click.

2. Check whether any laundry is caught between the door seal and door glass

If necessary, remove some laundry from the drum before restarting the cycle.

3. There is too much laundry in the machine (overload)

If necessary, remove some laundry from the drum before restarting the cycle.

4. Check the mechanical child safety lock (if applicable)

  • Disable the child safety lock using a coin or similar object and try again.
  • For detailed procedure refer to the user manual supplied with your appliance.
  • You can download user manual here.

5. The door lock is faulty

If the above advices do not resolve the problem, the door lock may be faulty and must be replaced.

We recommend contacting an Authorized Service Centre.

Make a note of the reported error code and quote it when you request an engineer. This will not solve your problem, but it will help our engineer identify the cause of the problem.

Warning: We do not recommend using the product until the problem has been completely fixed. Unplug the product and do not plug it in again until you are certain that it is OK to do so.