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LG refrigerator isn't cold but bottom freezer is freezing the food

When I unplug the refrigerator for a few minutes then plug back up the motor operates for a few minutes kind of loud then cuts off then I get a code on the door that is ER FF what does this mean ? Please help !!!!

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  • mjbyers May 03, 2008

    I had the same problem and had to have the refrigerator serviced.  Apparently the fan and motor that supplies cold air to the ice compartment had completely iced up (it's inside the lower freezer compartment on the upper left-hand corner and not user serviceable).  Ice had slowly built up around the fan and motor assembly and finally go so bad the fan just stopped and burned out the motor.  There appears to be nothing that can be done to stop the ice build up other than regular service about once a year to take off the panel and run the assembly under hot water to melt the accumulated ice.  Seems to be a serious design flaw with no workaround.  I hope this helps and would definitely steer others from buying this model.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    The refrigerator cuts off and stay off. when you unplug it and re-plug it come back on and freeze. I think it is the thermostat.

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    my Frigidaire professional refrigerator freeze down to o/ and cuts off and don't cut back unless u unplug it and replug it . I think its the thermostat

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    It does not have lock as LG refrigerators and hence my food is eaten by unwanted guests when I am not home

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Ff is fresh food may be the ff thermisor but i would first check the freezer back wall is it frosted up can you hear the fan in the freezer blowing the air up to the ff section

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