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Try pushing on the door near the latch area while trying to start the machine. If it starts, but quits when releasing the push on the door, then the door switch probably needs adjustment or replacement. It could also be the actuator pin in the door that presses on the switch is damaged or a little short. Try extending the length of the pin slightly with epoxy or hot glue.

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• Better models have a digital readout display
• Good models do not have a digital readout display
In the Better Models line, the failure codes will appear in the display as an E followed by two numbers, a number and a letter
or two letters. The control will beep and the Door Lock, Wash, Rinse, Final Spin and Control indicator lights will flash.
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A two-second pause between repeats affords you the ability to make accurate counts to identify the correct error codes.
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E25


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All error codes start with the letter "E". An error code of E11 will have the five indicator lights flash once and the Start indicator light flash once.


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Error codes indicate that a problem has occurred and should be addressed. Different models of Frigidaire washers may vary in their fault displays.

Some washer models use flashing lights at the unit's start, door lock, wash, rinse, final spin and control indicators to display error codes.



If the five indica

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