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Original post by: Sam ,


I am happy to say I have run 20 loads of various types without any error codes.

The repeat maintenance I performed was the CLR decalcification clean under the system clean cycle of hot water cycle (such as towels).

When the error E03 occurred I:

Vacuumed the drain port while the pump was draining.  Repeated until door lock opened.

Placed CLR in all the dispenser trays (total) 1/8 cup.

Added 1/4 cup of baking soda to the bin

Ran a hot cycle or the system clean cycle

On the next load I added only 1/2 the normal amount of clothes for 4 load cycles.

Used 2 Table Spoons of Tide HE laundry detergent

and 2 Tables Spoons of Softener.

Ran hot water cycles

Repeated the cleaning cycle with CLR after each cycle.

Now the E03 error is gone and the washer runs consistently.

I believe this cleaning method is a first diagnostic approach to help isolate any other issues.  It can save on any physical repair or call to a tech.