Question about Electrolux 25.9 Cu. Ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator with Thru-the-Door Ice and Water - Stainless-Steel

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Power fail light, water and air filter warning light, and crushed ice dispenser light stay on all the time.

Refrigerator appears to be working fine, but several warning lights and function lights are on that should not be on. Filters are okay - when you press the filter status buttons the indicator reads okay. COuld this be caused by excessive water pressure? The manual says pressure over 100 psi may cause the filters to fail but it doesn't say anything about warning lights coming on. Our water pressure is around 100 to 120 psi.

Model number EI26SS55GS

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  • Anonymous Aug 08, 2008

    Mine does the same thing. Random lights come on on thier own.

  • tjaedike Sep 02, 2008

    i have the same problem i just purchased these last week and noticed that the power fail light is on, along with the crushed ice light is on, both filter lights are on but when you check them they are good, and when you go to reset them it wont do it, also the control lock light is on but isint locked please help i am very frustrated at this problem.

  • hockms Sep 27, 2008

    Forget the water pressure issue. The problem is the control board. Apparently Electrolux is having a problem because it took 2 months to get the first replacement board, which also failed. I have another board which will be installed Monday. Will update if it works.

  • Anonymous Nov 25, 2008

    Same problem. Replaced filter but the lights come on, lock comes on etc.

  • Anonymous Dec 24, 2008

    Same problem here. I am calling Electrolux for service.

  • hockms Feb 07, 2009

    The problem was the control board. The real bad news is they sent three new boards that all had the same problem. Then they replaced the whole unit twice so I'm on my 3rd refrigerator. Having similar problems with my new Electrolux microwave. Have replaced control board once and waiting for 2nd replacement. Would not buy Electrolux again. Sorry to all that made the same mistake.


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Your stated water pressure is abnormally high; well systems supply 30-60 pounds of pressure and municipal systems are *supposed* to be around 60# since most plumbing (faucets, showerheads) is designed around that point.
If your pressure has been measured at that level, more than your refrigerator is at risk of failure.

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