Frigidaire  Refrigerator  Error Codes

These error code explanations can help you diagnose a problem with your Frigidaire refrigerator. For repair how-to help, visit the PartsDirect repair help section, which includes repair help for washing machines, other major appliances, lawn and garden equipment, garage door openers, vacuum cleaners and more. You can also search for owner’s manuals and find refrigerator replacement parts.

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Error Code Condition Check/Repair Shop Parts
OP Freezer sensor open in freezer display Check wiring between thermistor and board. If correct, replace thermistor.
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Thermistor (temperature sensor)
SH Freezer sensor shorted in freezer display Check wiring between thermistor and board. If correct, replace thermistor.
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Thermistor (temperature sensor)
OP Fresh food sensor open in fresh food (refrigerator) display Check wiring between thermistor and board. If correct, replace thermistor.
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Thermistor (temperature sensor)
SH Fresh food sensor shorted in fresh food (refrigerator) display Check wiring between thermistor and board. If correct, replace thermistor.
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Thermistor (temperature sensor)
SY EF Evaporator fan circuit failure Check wiring between evaporator fan and 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 correct replace evaporator fan. If error code still exist, replace control board.
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Evaporator fan, control board
SY CE Communications error at power up Check wiring between control board and user interface
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Control board, User interface
SY CF Communications failure at power up Check wiring between control board and user interface
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Control board, user interface
dF No defrost circuit Check wiring between defrost circuit and control board.
Main control board, Wiring harness

 Warning: Unplug the refrigerator before checking the wiring. If doing live voltage checks, wear electrical safety gloves and safety goggles. Don't do live checks unless you're completely confident you can safely execute them. Unplug the refrigerator as soon as live testing is complete.