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Digital display errors...5y for the freezer and ef for the refrigerator

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First I would check cold control. Thats where you turn it off, if your temp is not warm. it can
be defective and not shutting off. If your temp is warm proceed with the following.
I would check the fan in the freezer. Listen to see if it is running
It moves air to the ref from the freezer
Then check to see if FREEZER CONTROL is turned warmer which makes REF. colder or vice versa.
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Its best handled by a Technician but you could possibly do it by taking your model number to the nearest appliance parts store and asking for the parts. They are mostly located in freezer ,behind back panel on freezer coils.except the card which is usually located in ref The parts store will have info
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Control panel displays 5y ef Model #FGHS2655PF5A


This error is a SY EF (system evaporator fault). The evaporator sensor is not reading enough air flow through the system. The problem could be the evaporator sensor or the evaporator motor.

It can also be linked to a faulty control board. To rule out a problem between the fan and the control board, you can check for 12V DC between the brown and the red wires. You can also check for voltage variations between the yellow and brown wires. (This voltage will depend on if the fan is on high or low speed.) If the voltages are good, replace the motor. If the voltages are faulty, replace the control board.

If you can hear the evaporator running and feel air moving in the freezer, the sensor is more likely to be faulty. (The evaporator is inside the freezer at the back.)

The parts diagrams for the FGHS2655PF5A evaporator is here: http://www.searspartsdirect.com/model-number/fghs2655pf5a/1428/0165000.html . Parts are available from other vendors as well. https://www.repairclinic.com/Shop-For-Parts/a4b2d1933346/Model-FGHS2655PF5A-Frigidaire-Refrigerator-Parts is one alternate vendor.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Jan 07, 2017 | Refrigerators

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How to fix error code H1


Frigidaire Refrigerator Error Code = SY CE
Condition = Communications error at power up
Repair or Check = Check wiring between control board and user interface
Parts Needed = Control board or User interface
Frigidaire Refrigerator Error Code = 4
Condition = Fridge and the control board goes through cycles but does not detect a damper connection
Repair or Check = Check air damper
Parts Needed = Air damper
Frigidaire Refrigerator Error Code = 5Y EF
Condition = Evaporator fan circuit failure
Repair or Check = Check wiring between evaporator fan and control board
Parts Needed = Evaporator fan or control board
Frigidaire Refrigerator Error Code = EF
Condition = Evaporator fan circuit failure
Repair or Check = Check wiring between evaporator fan and control board
Parts Needed = Evaporator fan or control board
Frigidaire Refrigerator Error Code = dF
Condition = No defrost circuit
Repair or Check = Check wiring between defrost circuit and control board
Parts Needed = Main control board or Wiring harness
Frigidaire Refrigerator Error Code = H1
Condition = Freezer sensor shorted in freezer display
Repair or Check = Check wiring between thermistor and board. If correct, replace thermistor
Parts Needed = Thermistor (temp sensor)


Frigidaire Refrigerator Error Code = 5y CF
Condition = Communications failure at power up
Repair or Check = Check wiring between control board and user interface
Parts Needed = Control board or user interface

Sep 28, 2016 | Refrigerators

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My refrigerator is not keeping temp and there is a code on the water/ice machine reads S(or 5)y EF. What does this code indicate?


If I'm not mistaken EF error code stands for Evaporator Fan which is the fan motor in the back of the freezer section. That would explain the noise you heard. The fan could possibly be frozen or stuck or the motor actually went bad and needs replaced. Without that fan running you will get very little cooling.

Apr 15, 2015 | Refrigerators

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Temp display on door is giving wrong display


this is a fault code.. take a picture of the panel and post it here also picture of the model and serial tag.....I can find the fault codes with the info asked for............ ken

Sep 30, 2014 | Refrigerators

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What do the error codes 5Y and EF mean


Hello Friend, thank you for allowing me to assist you!

If you are getting error code SY EF, it typically indicates that your refrigerator has detected a failure with the evaporator fan circuit. Let's try resetting your refrigerator by either unplugging it or flipping the household circuit breaker to the off position. It is good wait approximately ten minutes and then turn on your refrigerator. If the error code does not clear, at this point it is best to reach out to professional to check the wiring between the main control board and evaporator fan. Hope this helps! - Z

Jul 19, 2014 | Frigidaire Professional 27.8 Cu. Ft....

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What does the error code 5y EF mean on my Frigidaire refrigerator


Good Morning Friend,

I understand you are receiving an "SY EF" code on your Frigidaire refrigerator, model# FRS3R5EMB. The "SY EF" code stands for system error with the evaporator fan. This possibly means that there is something going on with your evaporator fan or it could possibly be a false error code. . I suggest resetting your appliance, by either unplugging it or shutting the power off at your home's circuit breaker, for 3-5 minutes. I ask that you please follow up with a comment on the post, at your convenience, to advise if further troubleshooting is needed or if your appliances status has changed successfully.

-Best Regards-
WP

Jun 21, 2014 | Frigidaire FRS3R5EMB Side by Side...

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My display code says 5Y EF


Good Morning Karen, thank you for allowing me to assist you!

Typically error code SY CE, is commonly referred to an issue between the main control board and the user interface (the control on the Freezer door). A tech would typically check the communication wiring wires between both parts to determine the cause of the error code. If the wiring is correct, then more than likely you are looking at a faulty main control board or user interface. Regrettably, this is not a simple DIY job. I would highly recommend reaching out to an expert technician to ensure the appropriate replacement part is ordered and is installed correctly to prevent future issues. I hope this information helps to some degree - thanks for your question, and please do not hesitate to reconnect.

Oct 10, 2013 | Frigidaire FRS3R5EMB Side by Side...

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What is code 5y and ef


Hi M - I am happy to assist you! Error codes SY/EF is commonly refer to a failure with the evaporator fan circuit. Let's try resetting the refrigerator by either unplugging it or flipping the household circuit breaker to the off position. It is important to wait roughly ten minutes and then turn the unit back on. If resetting the power does not correct the issue, then more than likely there is a potential wiring failure between the main control board and evaporator fan. In this regard, I would personally suggest to reaching out to a repair tech to further evaluate and repair you appliance. If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to reconnect.

Jul 18, 2013 | Frigidaire FRS26H5AS Side by Side...

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The temp gauge reads 5Y for freezer and EF for the refrigerator side. Appears to be not running.


did you ever find a solution? I'm having the same problem, although my fridge appears to be running

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