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I have a double wide Frigidaire - the Freezer Temp light is a blinking "E" and the Fresh Food Temp is blinking "F"

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  • rlove4215 Feb 03, 2010

    Before the error lights there was a loud noise that seem to be
    coming from the Ice Maker - is it related?


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Hi,

You could try Unplugging the Unit for Few minutes, say 30-60 minutes. If you would see the same Error EF, this means that your evaporator fan motor isn't drawing the correct amount of power. You will need to replace your evaporator fan motor which is located inside the freezer behind the back wall.If the Problem persists, more often it is Faulty Power Board. But, Fan Motor is the usual Cause i have seen on most Refrigerators.

Let me know, if needed further assistance.

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This is the famous EF error for Frigidaire. This means that the control board may be going bad. If you unplug the refrigerator for 30 minutes, hopefully it will reset itself. If it doesn't, then it may need a little more time (try a few hours) or the board may need to get replaced. If it resets, then the codes shouldn't appear again. Sometimes the refrigerator just needs to be defrosted when this happens so if after the first 30 minutes, it doesn't reset, then try getting the whole thing defrosted and see if the error code goes away. If it doesn't, then you can order a new board from repairclinic.com which hopefully you won't have to do.


Let me know how this works out for you.

Benjamin

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    Benjamin Patri Feb 03, 2010

    You would have to narrow down the noise. Is everything working like it should be?

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