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Kenmore Elite Model 795 77244601

2 months past warranty!! heard a louder than usual noise, now the front panel reads ER FF. Fridge seems to stil cooling, removed frozen foods just in case. Can't get a tech out from Sears till late next week, Family of 7 need help !!! Thanks.

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  • bucky6 Jul 28, 2008

    Sorry to hear your dilemma. Have the same thing going on. I purchased mine 14 months ago. Cleaned under and behind panel. Unplugged a few times. Finally have the display panel showing normal. Kenmore/sears was no help. Called on monday and said their tech could get here by friday.

  • Anonymous Aug 01, 2008

    AgAldana

    Have the same problem with digital display locking up and reading error. The temp seems to be steady. Unplugging seem to help it but the problem recurred again the next morining. Just had this installed yesterday and I'm afraid this might be a recurring thing down the road, especially when warranty has elapsed.


  • Anonymous Aug 13, 2008

    The readings on the display would take turns coming on. The temp would count down from 40 or so to 30 and various blinking would occur. Refridge and freezer were losing temp. Called sears help and they are coming out this Monday. I will follow up with their response.

  • thetal Oct 07, 2008

    Yes I have the same if not similar problem I get a 22 or 88 error on the display. Seems to still work but it beeps for a while and then seems to correct itslef. Calling Sears tomorrow, warranty up next month

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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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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.

Thanks for using FixYa - a 4 THUMBS rating is appreciated for answering your FREE question.

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I fixed it. ER FF is "Error Freezer Fan." Once the evaporator fan stops turning for more than 115 seconds, this error message 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 cirulate the cold air generated by the condenser coils.

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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.

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Hello gravyblast.
Welcome to Fixya.


You said, your Kenmore Elite Trio, model 795.7756 or 7757 has an error message simply reading ER IF. No pressing of buttons, or combination thereof changes anything. Also, the ice maker has stopped working although it is turned on.
Can anyone help?
I cannot pull the refrigerator out to unplug and reboot it, thus I don't know what to do.

Try tripping the breaker off for 5 minutes and then see if this method resets the system?
Do not turn it back on for at least tree minutes. That's why I said, Five!!!

Lets see how it resets while I look your fridge up.
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