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ER FF is "Error Freezer Fan." Once the evaporator fan stops turning for more than 115 seconds, this error messageError message - 2.gif will be displayed. This fridge is poorly designed and is not designed with air gaps or enough air gaps to allow air behind the back panel of the freezer where the fans and condenser coils are located thus causing ice to build up around the fan and it's ability to spin. The evaporator fan helps circulate the cold air generated by the condenser coils.

The fix is (1) defrost your refrigerator which means you'll loose all your food if you don't have another unit to keep the food in until it's done defrosting or (2) to dismantle the entire freezer by removing all the trays and railing so that you can pull the back panel far enough to get the front end of a hair dryer over the top lip of the panel to melt the ice. My unit had ice build at the top right and left corners behind the panel. I opted for the latter and didn't have to throw any food away.

This is going to be an annual chore if I want to keep this refrigerator. We should all ban together and call for a recall.


Good Luck

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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Error on display er ff


Hi, here are the error codes and meanings for your Refrigerator

Error Code, All Error Codes will have an ER on the left side, followed by the error on the right:
Er IF - Icemaker Fan Error - This can be caused by frostaccumulation on or around the icemaker fan. Unplug the unit for 3-4hours to allow this to melt off. If error code persists, call CustomerService.
Er FF - Freezer Fan Error - This can be caused by frost accumulationon or around the freezer fan. Unplug the unit for 3-4 hours to allowthis to melt off. If error code persists, call Customer Service.
For remaining error codes, try unplugging the unit for a couple ofminutes to reset the unit. If the error code persists, call CustomerService
Er FS - Freezer Sensor Error
Er rS - Refrigerator Sensor Error
Er ds - Defrost Sensor Error
Er dH - Defrost Heater Error
Er CF - Cooling Motor Error
Er CO - Communications Error


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What er ff mean at Error message on display of Kenmore Elite Bottom Freezer Refrigerator


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Error ff (er ff) means defective fan detected. Before calling support or before replacing the fan try performing a complete defrost by leaving power disconnected for one day (remove food from inside the unit first). That will fix the problem if the fan was temporarily malfunctioning because of ice formation. If that does not work the fan must be tested before replacement.

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Error Code Er FF
This code is not to be confused with the O FF or demo mode error message. The "Er FF" error code indicates a problem with the unit's freezer fan. The freezer fan controls the temperature in the freezer. The source of this error is most likely ice buildup. As with the Er IF error, allowing the unit to thaw should resolve the issue. Contact customer service if the error code continues to be displayed after having thawed the unit.

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Cheats sf


We don't understand what you exactly mean. If it means a eror code, please find below the error codes and its solutions.
Er FS - Freezer Sensor Error
Er rS - Refrigerator Sensor Error
Er ds - Defrost Sensor Error
Er dH - Defrost Heater Error
Er CF - Cooling Motor Error
Er CO - Communications Error Er-Ff- Freezer fan fault. Write again if you're not satisfied with this answer.Thanks.

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That means the freezer fan is blocked, you need to order a new High voltage board, the ice has built up enough from not defrosting that it is interfering with the operation of the evaporator fan.

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er ff means that the control board is not sensing evap fan motor operation this means either a bad fan motor ice in the fan motor or bad control board. you can verify fan operation by opening freezer door and feeling for old air blowing from back of freezer compartment. you will have to push in the light switch to get fan operation.
for corndo that has same problem you actually have a different problem. er dh means the control board is not sensing defrost heater operation. the most common culprit is a bad defrost sensor. message me back if you need instructions for trouble shooting..thx peyton

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FF means the board hasn't recieved a response from the freezer fan.  Check voltage to fan.  If voltage is there then replace the fan.  The fan is most likely the problem.

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