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Fan being obstructed behind back panel of freezer.fan motor failure or build-up of ice from door not shutting properly

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SOURCE: My Frigidaire Gallery display says

NOTE: This
is a multi-solution answer since I don't have all the tech from your question to pinpoint your problem
But the solution is in here generically, if you read and study the solutions very,very carefully.
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.
Also this might be a common Defrost problem, Ice
is not being melted by the defrost system.The fan can't blow through the coils into the fridge.
Take out back panel of freezer to check for ice buildup. The coils should be clean.
There are three components to a defrost system- a heater,heater thermostat, and a timer unless you have a defrost electronic card.
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
Also check fan undernearh Ref in the rear
Clean condenser coils underneath
Make sure back cover is on the fridge. Some take them off and throw them away.
make one out of cardboard if its gone, using the holes of the old one.
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WATER SPLASHING IN FREEZER AT ICEMAKER
THE FILL TUBE IN BACK OF REFRIGERATOR CAN SLIP
AGAINST THE FILL RESERVOIR CAUSING A PARTIAL BLOCKAGE
OR BECOME CLOGGED WITH ICE.
REMOVE THE ICEMAKER AND INSPECT THE FILL TUBE.
RUN WATER IN TUBE TO ELININATE BLOCKAGE AND CHECK
TEMP IN FREEZER. IF TEMP IS BELOW 0 DEGREES, THATS
OVERKILL AND USUALLY A WASTE OF ELECTRICITY TO KEEP IT THAT COLD, NOT TO MENTION THE FILL TUBE FREEZING UP
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SOURCE: My Frigidare Gallery is displaying a SY EF error code. I cannot get the temperatures to reset, any ideas?

better call the repair man needing serviced probably freon low

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I have a Kenmore 253.7041341B refrigerator with error codes 5y EF what does this mean?


This is listed as a SY EF error by Frigidaire (the manufacturer of the refrigerator for the Kenmore line). The error indicates a problem with the system evaporator. The evaporator fan motor may have a problem or the sensor has an issue. If you can hear the fan and feel the air moving in the freezer, then check the sensor. If you don't hear/feel the air flow, then check the evaporator fan motor. If ice built up around the evaporator, the fan motor may have burned out trying to keep running. In that case, you'll need to fix the cause of the ice build up and replace the fan motor.

Sears Parts Direct has the parts diagrams for the 253.704134B here: https://www.searspartsdirect.com/model-number/2537041341b/0582/0161000.html . To find this, I had to leave off the B when I did a search on this site.

I hope this helps.

Cindy Wells

Jun 07, 2018 | Kenmore Refrigerators

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What does digital message sy ef on fridgadair French-Door-Refrigerator mean? Gallery.


According to the TROUBLE PUNDITS at
applianepartspros (see below)

You either have a 12vdc EVAPORATOR FAN failure... or the control board is defective...

Check it out

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I have a Frigidaire refrigerator. The error codes messages are EF and SY. The part # is: 241509402 and model # is: LGHS2634KP0 D. W for Model Number 241509402
ANSWER Hello D. W. The error code that you are getting indicates a Evaporator fan 241509402 failure. You want to check the wiring at the fan motor and at the control board. Check for 12vdc to fan between red and brown wires. Check for variant voltage (depending on high or low speed) between yellow and brown. If it checks ok then replace the Evaporator fan. If error code still exists then replace main control board 5303918514. You can test this with a multi-meter TJMA-DMT3. Here is a link on how to use a multi-meter. http://forum.appliancepartspros.com/oven-repair-including-ranges-cooktops/4810-how-check-continuity-ohmmeter.html


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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

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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

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What does error code sy ef mean ?


Good Afternoon Friend,

I understand you are receiving an SY EF code on your Frigidaire refrigerator, model# FGUN2642LF. This code states there is a system error code that deals with the evaporator fan. This could also be a possible false error code. I suggest you reset your appliance, by either unplugging it or shutting the power off at your home's circuit breaker, for 3-5 minutes. Once power is restored, you will need to press the "Mute Sounds" button to stop the power failure alert. 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 refrigerator status has changed successfully. Hope this is helpful.

-Best Regards-

WP

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Frigidaire SY CF issues


Good Morning Jack, thank you for your question!

Typically error code SY CF indicates that your refrigerator has detected a communication failure after power up. The error code may possibly continue after replacing the part you have ordered. With this error code, a professional would need to check wiring between the main control board and user interface board. After proper diagnoses and if the error continues, the main control board may need replacing. Hope this information helps to some degree!

Dec 27, 2013 | Frigidaire Gallery Series GLHS269ZDB 36"...

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After power outage the fridge was displaying codes SY and EF I have Frigidaire model number FGHS2365KF1. Any thoughts?????


Hi.

SY: Defective evaporator system. Check evaporator fan, thermostat and heater.

EF: Evaporator Fan defective. Test and eventually replace the evaporator fan.

The problem is likely the evaporator fan. Before replacing the fan test the other parts comprised in the evaporator system.

Here a tip explaining how to test such parts with a similar fridge model: Fridge not cooling. Procedure is more or less the same with your model.

Here parts and diagrams for your model.

Generally you can find parts and diagrams for most appliances using the links listed on this page:
Where do I find parts and diagrams for my appliance?

Regards.


Ginko

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What does "Sy EF" mean on dispenser led?


Error Code SY EF is the System Evaporator Fault.
This usually means there is NOT enough air flow over the sensor, this can mean a faulty sensor, or fan.
Above is the latest service sheet to do with your machine, you need to check this.


Hope this helps (remember to rate and commnent this)..

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