Washing machine displays error code C3

Last updated 15/09/2021 09:27


  • Washing machine displays error code E30, E31, E32, E35, E38, C3 or emits 3 beeps.

Applies to

  • Front loader washing machine
  • Top loader washing machine
  • Washer-dryer


  • Clean the pump and fluff filter. Then start a hot wash without adding any soap powder to clean out the drainage system. 
  • Check for a blocked drain.
  • Check the hose connected to the sink trap, and check if the sink is draining normally to rule out blockage.
  • Check whether the drains are draining satisfactorily. Try a wash with the drain hose in a bowl or sink.  
  • If the above steps don't resolve the issue then a service visit by one of our approved service providers is recommended.


  • Water inlet valve defective
  • Pressure switch/sensor defective
  • Drain pipe blocked up
  • Blocked/dirty filter
  • Drain pump defective
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