Samsung and its line of appliances are the next stages in appliance innovation. They are what are referred to as “smart” appliances. Unfortunately, these smart appliances occasionally come with some new and dumb problems. One of the most irritating can be a constant alarm beep. However, what does it mean and how can you stop it?
When a Samsung refrigerator starts making that beeping noise, normally it is an indicator of one of two issues. The first is that if the door is ajar for more than three minutes, a door ajar alarm will sound. If the door is closed, try pushing in to see if this stops the alarm. If it does, you may need to clean or replace the gasket because it is not registering the door as fully sealed.
The second problem that can cause this alarm is a high temperature inside the refrigerator. This means that the temperature is at a range that is not safe for food. You can try setting the temperature lower, but this can be an indicator of a problem. The thermometer could be malfunctioning, or worse, the cooling system in your appliance. Unlike a door ajar alarm, this one can be more difficult to fix on your own if turning down the temperature doesn’t work. It requires substantial disassembly of your refrigerator and Samsung appliances can be particularly problematic about that.
If the beeping doesn’t appear to be an alarm and happens at infrequent periods, it may be a small, but easily fixed malfunction. What you will want to do is unplug your refrigerator for a few minutes. This will perform a reset on your refrigerator and hopefully put an end to the beeping. However, this can also be a sign of wiring issues with your appliance. Yet, if that is the case, you will likely notice other issues like blinking lights or even spotty cooling in the appliance.