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Flashing EFO error code

Started to beep and flash EFO...what does it mean?

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Re: flashing EFO error code

I've read in a product review that Frigidaire put out a service bulletin regarding the electronic timer circuit board in these machines. Apparently enough of these boards failed to prompt a factory response. With this in mind, you should call an appliance repair center and ask them if they're aware of this Factory Service Bulletin. In many cases like this, where a part is manufactured defective, the repair could be free to you.

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spoke with electrolux and they tell me that it is over sudsing problem. The washer must use HE detergent or use only a the lowest amount on the cup.

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Affinity washer flashing EFO

Good Morning Friend,

I understand that your Frigidaire Affinity washer, model# ATF7000E, is flashing an EFO code. I do not show an EFO code for your appliance.

I do show an EF1 code, which means the drain pump is clogged. In this instance you would unclog the drain pump.

I also show an EF2 code, which means too much soap was used. All you would do for this would be to try using less soap.

It could also be a false error code. I suggest resetting your washer, by either unplugging it or shutting the power off at your homes circuit breaker, for 3-5 minutes. When you restore power, start any cycle on your washer. I ask that you please follow up with a comment on the post, at your convenience, to advise if further troubleshooting is needed or if your washer status has changed successfully. Hope this is helpful.

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May 15, 2014 | Frigidaire Affinity ATF7000E Front Load...

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EFO code cameup.

Its not EFO its EF0 .Theremust be some thing blocking the pump .For example socks,underwear etc. The water was not cycling through properly. Cleaned it out and everything works fine.Use proper detergent mentioned for your model because even SUD formation can cause this error.

Jun 18, 2010 | Frigidaire Affinity ATF7000E Front Load...

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While washing the letters EFO flash. what does this mean?


If your washer displays EFO it means that you are not using HE detergent. You must have used too much detergent on a particular load.You have to use He detergents to fix this issue or else not using it will ruin your washer because regular soap makes too much suds.

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May 28, 2010 | Frigidaire Affinity ATF7000E Front Load...

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EFO displayed on my machine while running and beeped.

EFO is not a Kenmore Error Code.

Zanussi & AEG EFO = Filter Blocked (low flow) and it is accessible from the bottom front of the machine.

1. there is a blockage in the filter or drain hose.takes too long to drain out.
2. over dosing of powder or liquid. again can cause an air lock in the pump which slows the drain pump down.

Check the filter and drain hose and test again. this fault will only come up at the end of a cycle.
You do not need to reset the machine to get rid of the fault code as this is automatically deleted.

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May 15, 2009 | Kenmore 44102 Front Load Washer

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Error code EFO or EF0 I can't tell the difference.

You need to refer to the owners manual in trouble shooting catagory, if you can't find yur answer there contact Fridgadaire ither by phone or e-mail and choose the help section.

Jan 05, 2009 | Frigidaire ATF6000ES Front Load Washer

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What does efo mean

Electrolux Washer Fault Code for EFO or EF0

Drain Filter is Clogged. Resolution => Click lint filter for soap buildup or other debris. Check drain hose.

Oversudsing - A high efficiency detergent was not used.
Too much detergent was added. Resolution => Use only a high efficiency detergent. Follow manufacturer's recommendation for dosage. Amount may need to be adjusted for water temperature,
water hardness, load size and soil level.

Hot water doesn't enter washer - Hot water hose is connected to the wrong faucet. Hot water faucet is not turned on. Resolution => Connect hot water hose to hot water faucet and hot inlet on
washer. Be sure hot water faucet is fully opened. Check water heater.

Jan 03, 2009 | Crosley CW5000 Front Load Washer

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I have a front loading washer and it was flashing an error code "EFO' What does that mean?

I just spoke with customer support for my Affinity. They told me it was over sudsing (sp?). from using too much soap or not using high efficiency soap. Suggested running thru a cycle without soap to clear things out.

Aug 09, 2008 | Frigidaire Affinity ATF7000E Front Load...

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Flashing EFO error code

spoke with electrolux and they tell me that it is over sudsing problem. The washer must use HE detergent or use only a the lowest amount on the cup.

Jul 19, 2008 | Frigidaire GLTF2940ES Front Load Washer

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Error messages EFO and E10

It is simple. The wrong soap or too much soap will caused EFO to flash. I overfilled the machine with soap by accident. It started flashing with EFO and I went nuts. What could be wrong with it now?! Too much soap or not the right kind of soap will cause this problem.
Plus, I found a sheet of paper that gives the codes.

This is better than when the strainer plug gets filled up and you have to take the machine apart to clean the little strainer.

Apr 16, 2007 | Frigidaire Affinity ATF7000ES Front Load...

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