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Kenmore Elite Refrigeratormodel #79571039010

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Error code ER 1F 79571039010 Kenmore Elite Refrigerator

I am getting an error code ER 1F on the front panel. No ice or water through the door.

Posted May 11, 2013

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Joseph P., May 11, 2013

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AnneJ, May 12, 2013

I can understand how frustrating it is to have issues with your refrigerator.  The error code ER IF means that the main control board lost a feedback signal from the icing fan motor for over 115 seconds. This fan is located in the rear of the freezer section, on the left side of the fan cover. The fan supplies cold air for the compartment where the icemaker is located. The error code may be cleared by disconnecting power to the refrigerator for about 3 minutes, then plugging the unit back in. The code will be cleared, but may come back if the icing fan does not start running. If the error continues to come back after the power has been reset. There may be ice formed around the fan housing preventing the fan from running. The fan cover can be removed, but is time consuming and difficult. You could just unplug the unit for 24 hours and leave the doors open. This will allow any ice build-up to melt and return the unit to proper operation. If you need further assistance, please reply to this thread. Thank you for using Manage My Life.

steven, June 03, 2014

I am having the same problem with my model 795.72053.118. Is there a faster way to defrost the fan because I'm going to lose my food from freezer? Also, how can I stop this from happening again?

DAVID, October 11, 2014

I am having the same problem. What do I do until I can get the repair guys out? Is there a way to unplug the ice maker.

Ted, October 29, 2014

Same problem and very frustrating. Is Sears looking at fixing this or are we just expected to live with wasting a day defrosting every time.

Mary, October 31, 2014

I have the same problem (Oct. 31). Error code "Er If" Our fridge is just over a year old (out of warrantee). Tried your recommendations - unplugging worked for a few hours but the error returned and turning it off for 24 hours is not an option. I scheduled Service and was removing some of the freezer items to a backup freezer - and guess what - the error went away! Everything is working again. Recommendation: Unload/reduce the amount of food in your top two freezer drawers. I also reduced the amount of food stored in the bottom, but not significantly. Problem went away within 1 hour and has been working without error since (Ice & Water are now working). Guess I can cancel the Service appointment.

Yvonne , October 31, 2014

The humming sound coming from my refrigerator is mind bending. It's Halloween and my refrigerator is haunted. You can see the refrigerator and hear the noise from our den. We've already had a technician out about two weeks ago, he couldn't find anything. Thanks for all of your post, we're on the three minute countdown now. I 'll let you know if it works.

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