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Error code IF or 1F not making ice model #795,77562... Sears/LG

Bottom freezer, french door. Ice maker in top of the left hand door. Unplugged for three hours, no help. The ice maker was turned off for two weeks while on vacation.

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  • eiw1935 Jan 17, 2009

    Sold as Sears Kenmore, made by LG, maybe mix up in #. Had one estiment done, $395.00 must replace moter and ice maker. This model has below doors freezer and the ice maker is located in the upper left hand door.
    Thanks MNTECH for your help! Wher is circuit board located? My rating for you is a nine!!


  • Rch1019 May 03, 2009

    HI. Code ER 1F appeard on the display of my Kenmore 795.7756. From reading these posts is this an ice production issue?



    Thanks,



    Rodney

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    er 1f code indicates ice maker fan not working. where is fan located

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You posted under an incorrect model number, so can only give general info. IF is a code for ice room fan. It is a fan located in a plastic box in the upper left hand corner of the freezer. The IF code shows up if the control board does not get a feedback signal from the fan telling the control board that the fan is running. I'd check to see if there is some ice blocking the fan blade. If that is not the case, you will need a meter to do further diagnostics to find out if your problem is with the fan motor or the control board. (note: when you turn the icemaker off, the fan will no longer blow cold air into the ice room, and all the ice will melt. Also, when the icemaker bin is full, the same basic thing can happen. Steady use of ice or dumping the bin will prevent ice from melting in bin.) The fan runs on 12 to 16 volts DC (variable speed), and the feed back signal is about 4.5 volts DC.

Posted on Jan 11, 2009

  • Carl Schulzetenberg
    Carl Schulzetenberg Jan 17, 2009

    Still no model number, so unable to give part numbers, etc., but there is a communication board in most of these type refrig's just behind the dispenser recess in the door, in addition to the main board on the back (or sometimes on the top) of the refrigerator. (but I suspect the main board is OK) Hope you can get your unit into the Fix-Ya condition.

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