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Codes sy ce refrigerator display

I have a frididaire fridge and every night at 12am or so the alarm goes off,I reset it and roughly 2to3 hours later it goes off again. Sometimes after its reset it displays the sy ce code,but not always. Day before yersterday I turned the breaker off for about 10mins.and the alarm didn't go off that night at all. Last night started again.

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Good Afternoon Johnny, thank you for your inquiry! Error code SY CE, commonly refers to a communication error at power up. Let's try resetting the refrigerator by either unplugging it or flipping the household circuit breaker off. It is important to wait roughly ten minutes and then turn on the unit. If resetting the power does not correct the issue, than the unit could possibly be experiencing a communication problem with the control board or a faulty user interface board. In this regard, I would recommend reaching out to an expert technician to ensure the appropriate replacement part is ordered.

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