Frigidaire deluxe electronic control model freezer error codes

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These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Frigidaire freezer. For repair how-to help, visit the repair help section, which includes repair help for freezers, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. Search for your model number to find a complete list of replacement parts for your freezer.

Error Code
Condition
DIY advice
Temperature flashing in the display and the control beeps

Freezer temperature is too high

Check/Repair

Loss of electrical power can cause high temperature in the freezer. Make sure that the power cord is plugged in. Check the electrical outlet for power. Reset the house circuit breaker if the outlet doesn't work. If the compressor isn't running, the problem could be a failed start relay or defective electronic control board.

How-to help
Possible parts
Compressor start relay, Electronic control board
d

Door is ajar

Check/Repair

Close the door. If the door is closed and the code displays, then replace the door switch.

How-to help
Possible parts
Door switch
CE

Communication error between the control panel and the electronic control board

Check/Repair

Unplug the freezer for 1 minute to reset the controls and then plug the freezer back in. If the code returns, unplug the freezer and check the control panel wire harness for damage or a loose connection. If the wire harness is okay, replace the control panel. If the problem persists, replace the electronic control board.

How-to help
Possible parts
Control panel, Electronic control board
E

Control system error

Check/Repair

Unplug the freezer for 1 minute to reset the electronic control board and then plug the freezer back in. If the code returns, unplug the freezer and check the electronic control board wire harness for damage or loose connections. If the wire harness is okay, schedule a service technician to diagnose and repair the freezer.

Possible parts
LO

Control panel lockout

Check/Repair

To unlock the control panel, press and hold the Alarm Reset button for 3 seconds.

Possible parts

Symptoms common to all freestanding freezers

Choose a symptom to see related freezer repairs.

Main causes: lack of power, bad compressor, refrigerant leak, bad thermistor, defrost system failure, dirty condenser coils, control failure
Main causes: leaky door or lid gasket, broken defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat, defrost control failure, faulty compressor
Main causes: lack of power, control system failure, broken compressor start relay, locked up compressor, compressor motor failure
Main causes: burned out light bulb, bad door or lid switch, faulty LED light board, wiring failure, control system failure
Main causes: damaged door or lid gasket, cracked cabinet liner, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat, broken defrost heater, bad defrost timer
Main causes: compressor failure, no refrigerant, faulty sensor, control failure, broken defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal thermostat
Main causes: excessive frost, bad defrost heater, bad defrost bi-metal, control system failure, low refrigerant charge, compressor problems
Main causes: dirty condenser coils, condenser fan failure, dirty bottom front grill, leaky door or lid gasket

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