While Admiral washing machines generally boast durability, there have been complaints related to drainage and spin cycle issues. Some users have faced situations where the washer doesn’t drain properly, leaving clothes unusually wet. Additionally, there have been isolated instances where the spin cycle becomes unusually loud or wobbly. Service response for these issues, as reported by a segment of users, sometimes lacks timeliness, leading to prolonged inconvenience.
W01: Door Lock Error
The washing machine cannot securely lock the door. Ensure the door is firmly closed, and inspect the latch for any obstructions or damages.
W02: Water Inlet Fault
Water is not entering the machine at the desired rate. Check the water supply valves and hoses for any kinks, clogs, or disconnections.
W03: Drainage Issue
The machine is unable to drain water properly. Examine the drain hose for blockages, and ensure it’s positioned at the correct height.
W04: Overflow Detected
The washing machine has detected a potential overflow. Reduce the amount of detergent used and ensure you’re using the correct type for your machine.
W05: Imbalance Alert
Load is unbalanced, causing excessive vibration. Redistribute the clothes inside the drum and ensure the machine is level on the floor.
W06: Motor Overheat
The motor has overheated due to prolonged use or a potential malfunction. Allow the machine to cool down before attempting another cycle.
W07: Spin Cycle Error
The machine is unable to achieve the desired spin speed. Ensure the load is balanced and check the drum for any obstructions or foreign objects.
W08: Temperature Sensor Fault
The sensor monitoring water temperature isn’t working correctly. Ensure water hoses are correctly connected (hot to hot, cold to cold) and check the sensor for any visible damage.
W09: Detergent Dispenser Issue
The detergent dispenser isn’t functioning as expected. Clean the dispenser and ensure it’s free from any clogs or obstructions.
W10: Control Board Communication Error
There’s a communication error between the washing machine’s main control board and other components. Try unplugging the machine for a few minutes and then restarting. If the issue persists, professional diagnosis may be needed.
W11: Cycle Time Out
The selected wash cycle has taken longer than expected. Ensure that water pressure is adequate, and check for any obstructions in the drum or drainage system.
W12: Lid Open Alert
The machine’s lid or door has been opened during a cycle. Close the lid securely and restart the cycle.
W13: Water Level Sensor Error
The sensor monitoring the water level inside the machine is malfunctioning. Check for any visible damages and ensure proper connections to the control board.
W14: Excessive Suds Detected
Too many suds have been detected during the wash cycle. Reduce the amount of detergent used, and ensure it’s the correct type for your machine.
W15: Tub Fill Error
The washing machine tub isn’t filling at the expected rate. Verify that water inlets are free from obstructions and that hoses aren’t kinked.
W16: Drive Motor Error
The drive motor, responsible for turning the drum, is malfunctioning or not receiving power. Check wiring and connections, and if the issue persists, seek professional assistance.
W17: RPM Detection Fault
The washing machine’s speed sensor can’t detect the drum’s RPM correctly. Ensure the drum is free from excessive loads or obstructions that might hinder its movement.
W18: Software Update Required
The machine’s onboard software requires an update for optimal performance. Refer to the user manual for instructions on updating the machine’s firmware.
W19: Internal Memory Error
The washing machine’s internal memory, responsible for storing cycle settings, is experiencing issues. A reset might solve the problem; otherwise, professional repair might be necessary.
W20: Drum Light Malfunction
If the machine is equipped with an interior drum light, it isn’t working as expected. Consider replacing the light bulb or checking its connections.
W21: Fabric Softener Dispenser Fault
The fabric softener dispenser is not releasing fabric softener properly. Clean the dispenser and ensure there are no clogs or obstructions.
W22: Water Leak Detected
The washing machine has detected a water leak. Inspect hoses, connections, and the machine’s base for signs of water leakage.
W23: Agitator Motion Error
The agitator is not moving as expected. Check for foreign objects or clothing trapped beneath the agitator.
W24: Noisy Operation Alert
The machine is producing excessive noise during operation. Ensure it is level on the floor and that there are no foreign objects in the drum.
W25: Tub Displacement Error
The tub has moved out of its standard position, likely due to an unbalanced load or suspension issue. Redistribute the clothing and ensure the machine’s suspension components are in good condition.
W26: Pump Filter Blockage
The filter in the pump is blocked, hindering drainage. Check and clean the filter regularly to ensure efficient water drainage.
W27: Power Supply Issue
There’s a problem with the washing machine’s power supply. Ensure the power cord is securely plugged in and that there are no issues with the home’s circuit breakers or fuses.
W28: Drum Lock Error
The drum is unable to rotate due to a potential blockage or mechanical fault. Inspect the drum for any obstructions and ensure the belt, if present, is intact and positioned correctly.
W29: Touchpad or Control Panel Malfunction
The touchpad or control panel is not responding. Try resetting the machine or unplugging it for a few minutes. If the issue persists, the panel may need replacement or servicing.
W30: Internal Communication Failure
Internal components are not communicating effectively. This could be due to a wiring issue or a fault in the machine’s control board. Professional inspection may be necessary.
W31: Detergent Dispenser Overflow
The detergent dispenser has overflowed, causing a mess. Ensure you’re using the correct type and amount of detergent for your machine.
W32: Rinse Cycle Interruption
The rinse cycle was interrupted, possibly due to a power outage or a pause in the cycle. Check the power supply and resume the cycle if necessary.
W33: Drum Bearing Issue
The drum bearing is making unusual noises or is malfunctioning. This could be due to wear and tear. Consult a technician for inspection and potential replacement.
W34: Excessive Foam Detected
The washing machine has detected an excessive amount of foam in the drum, which can impede washing and rinsing. Reduce detergent usage or switch to a low-foam detergent.
W35: Belt Slippage
The drive belt that powers the drum is slipping, leading to reduced spinning performance. Inspect the belt for wear and proper tension.
W36: Door Seal Gasket Issue
The door seal gasket is damaged or deteriorating, which can lead to water leakage. Inspect the gasket for wear and consider replacing it.
W37: Water Temperature Sensor Fault
The sensor responsible for monitoring water temperature is not working correctly. Ensure the water inlet valves are correctly connected and check the sensor for damage.
W38: Motor Control Module Error
There’s a malfunction in the motor control module. Reset the machine and check for any loose wires. If the issue persists, professional repair may be necessary.
W39: No Drainage Signal
The washing machine is not sending a signal to drain water. Verify that the drain hose is properly connected and that the pump is functioning.
W40: Inlet Valve Malfunction
The water inlet valve is not opening or closing correctly. Check the valve for any obstructions and ensure it’s receiving power.
W41: Drum Sensor Error
The sensor responsible for detecting the drum’s movement is malfunctioning. Ensure the drum is not obstructed and that the sensor connections are secure.
W42: Water Pressure Insufficient
The water pressure supplied to the washing machine is lower than required. Check the water supply and ensure the water inlet valves are fully open.
W43: Unbalanced Load Alert
The washing machine has detected an unbalanced load that could lead to excessive vibration. Rearrange the clothes in the drum for a more balanced load.
W44: Door Hinge Issue
The door hinge is malfunctioning, making it difficult to open or close the door. Inspect the hinge for damage or obstructions and consider lubrication or replacement.
W45: Lint Filter Clog
The lint filter is clogged, reducing the machine’s efficiency. Clean the lint filter regularly to ensure optimal performance.
W46: Noisy Drain Pump
The drain pump is making unusual noises, possibly due to foreign objects blocking it. Check the pump for obstructions or signs of wear.
W47: Drum Suspension Fault
The drum’s suspension system is malfunctioning, which can lead to excessive shaking during operation. Inspect the suspension components for damage and replace if necessary.
W48: Drum Imbalance During Spin
The drum is imbalanced during the spin cycle, leading to excessive vibration. Ensure the load is evenly distributed and that there are no foreign objects inside the drum.
W49: Control Panel Lock Engaged
The control panel is locked, preventing operation. Refer to the user manual for instructions on unlocking the control panel.
W50: Temperature Selector Error
The temperature selector is not functioning correctly. Verify that the selector is set to the desired temperature, and if the issue persists, consult a technician.