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Can't change our settings on our Kenmore Elite 7579 refrigerator

We've gone through the manual -- nothing works. We push and hold the button, but no response. The unit has power, but doesn't get cold. Over the freezer control button, there is a "0." Over the refrigerator control button it says "FF." There is absolutely nothing in the manual that says what these mean nor how to change any settings other than "press and hold the button" which we've done, but nothing works. There are literally no other buttons or switches to press.

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  • Robert DeStevens
    Robert DeStevens Jul 04, 2010

    Can you post the model number of this fridge (inside the fridge on a sticker on side wall) the stock number 77713 is no longer current at sears. Your display is telling you the fridge is "off" if I can get the spec sheet via the model number I may be able to help you.

  • kimlesure Jul 04, 2010

    I can't help, but we just got a new fridge too, and we are having the same problem. Our model # is 795.79753.900. I found a manual to similar Kenmore online, but not this exact one.



    Not trying to hijack the original posters thread, but I thought I could help him and myself at the same time.



    Thanks!

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SOURCE: what does ER FF mean on my Kenmore Elite bottom

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Thanks for using FixYa. Error ff is freezer fan fault. This usually happens when either the rear board has gone bad or the freezer fan itself is bad and needs to be replaced. To check what is causing the error you can start with checking the fan which is located behind the back wall inside the freezer. Also check the rear board as it might not be putting the fridge into defrost long enough and is causing the ice to build up in the freezer and thus stopping the freezer fan from turning and so causing ff error. Leave the fridge unplugged for 24hrs which will melt all the ice then plug it back if still the issue is not resolved and you hear the fan running then it is the rear board that needs to be replaced. Please do rate the solution if the issue is resolved or else revert for further assistance.


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This is an error code that pertains to the evaporator motor but could also be the main board.
If the evaporator motor is running, the main board will probably need to be replaced.
It could be a wiring problem but it's not very likely.

If the motor is not running, some voltage checks will need to be made, at the motor and board, to determine which component has failed.
These checks require a meter and can be difficult to make, even for a technician.

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SOURCE: kenmore elite error message er ff

This is an error code that pertains to the evaporator motor but could also be the main board.
If the evaporator motor is running, the main board will probably need to be replaced.
It could be a wiring problem but it's not very likely.

If the motor is not running, some voltage checks will need to be made, at the motor and board, to determine which component has failed.
These checks require a meter and can be difficult to make, even for a technician.

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Posted on Sep 25, 2010

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Hi.

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.

If you need parts see this tip explaining how to find parts and diagrams for most appliances: Where do I find parts and diagrams for my appliance?

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