Beko WM5101W Washing Machine Test Mode & Error Codes

by / Monday, 27 July 2015 / Published in Repair Guides

How to enter test mode on Beko WM5101 & to repair faults and test errors


Beko WM5100S & WM5100W





Important notice on Beko WM5101W

Before entering test mode please be aware that you are not meant to leave the machine Unattended. There is a chance the machine can overfill when testing the water valves or the Machine could overheat when testing the heater. Also when entering the test mode make sure the drum is empty as not to cause damage when on spin mode:

Test Mode Sequence

To enter test mode.

it is advisable that machine be switched off or at least 5 minutes prior to entering test mode

With the machine switched off shut the door and turn the dial to the 90 degree position. Now press and hold down the start/pause button and press the on/off  on, while  holding  the start/pause button down for 3 seconds until the start/pause is flashing .

Now turn the dial to the spin/drain position keeping the start/pause button pressed, hold  for 3 more seconds then release.

Now that you've entered the test mode remember every time you press the start/pause button this will be one advance the program to a new test.


1: All the led’s will flash to check that they are working

2: This will activate the start/pause led.

3: The pump will run while the drum does a clockwise rotation on normal wash cycle.

Led lights: pre wash flashing start/pause flashing.

4:Pump will continue running while drum rotates anticlockwise rotation in wash cycle.

Led lights: extra/rinse flashing start/pause flashing.

5: Pump will continue to run while drum goes into spin mode on clockwise rotation make sure there are no clothes in machine before performing this test.

Led lights: start/pause flashing rinse/hold flashing.

6:The right hand soap drawer water valve will be letting water into the machine.

Led lights: start/pause flashing and ready flashing.

7: Left hand soap draw water valve will be letting water in.

Led lights: start/pause flashing wash flashing.

8: Both water valves will be activated and water will be coming into the soap drawer on all three compartments. (At this point it is worth checking the fabric conditioner Compartment To make sure that it is siphoning correctly)

Led lights: start/pause flashing spin/end flashing.

9: This just stops the machine from the water valve check sequence.

Led lights: start/pause flashing

10: This is a complete test wash cycle the machine will fill to the correct water level. When the pressure switch activates at the correct water level the drums will start turning in a clockwise rotation with the heater on. After 2 or 3 minutes the motor will stop turning but the heat system will continue to heat the water boiling point. Please be aware that the heating element will not shut down automatically.

Led lights: pre wash flashing start/pause flashing.

11: This activates the pump to drain water away.

Led lights: start/pause flashing.

12: This takes you back to the beginning of the test sequence

To exit the test mode.

Turn the machine off wait a couple of minutes, when you turn the machine back on it should be set on a normal spin cycle.

10 Responses to “Beko WM5101W Washing Machine Test Mode & Error Codes”

  1. Jon says : Reply

    “With the machine switched off shut the door and turn the dial to the 90 degree position.” Are you serious?! 90 degrees clockwise or anticlockwise? 90 degrees from what position?

  2. Arpita patel says : Reply

    There is all light on
    And not to be gone
    Wht I can do

  3. Dan says : Reply

    90 celcjusz temperature of wash idiot

  4. Evan says : Reply

    90 degrees C obviously

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