Frigidaire washer troubleshooting

The company is founded in the beginning of the XXth century. Now the Frigidaire Company offers the massive choice of various household appliances including dishwashers.
The high Frigidaire quality is provided thorough the production control and by the use of the most reliable materials, assemblies, and parts. One can regard the Frigidaire washer troubleshooting as the sign of the high Frigidaire quality. This valuable function gives a possibility to decipher the error code and to do repairs.
Unfortunately, even reliable products require repairs. However, there is a Frigidaire washer troubleshooting system, which is irreplaceable in case of any breakdown. It contains error codes to reveal the problem and find the way to remove it. It is a real achievement in the sphere of house hold appliances, which constitutes an integral part of the Frigidaire gallery washer troubleshooting.
Frigidaire washer troubleshooting
Frigidaire Tumble Action washer troubleshooting

Frigidaire basic washer troubleshooting

Please, have a look at the following Frigidaire basic washer troubleshooting parameters in the chart. It is the first step to take before any Frigidaire washer repair. It is strongly recommended to study it carefully beforehand. Moreover, it is extremely helpful for repairs. This chart is the essential part of the Frigidaire gallery washer troubleshooting system. See the data below.

OCCURRENCEPOSSIBLE CAUSESOLUTION
"Clunking"or gear sounds.A certain amount of "clunking" or gear sounds are normal in a heavy-duty washerThis is normal
Rattling and clanking noiseForeign objects such as coins or safety pins may be in tub or pumpStop washer and check tub. If noise continues after washer is restarted, objects may be in pump. Call your authorized servicer
Belt buckles and metal fasteners are hitting wash tubTo prevent unnecessary noise and damage to tub, fasten fasteners and turn items inside out
Squealing sound or hot rubber odor.Washer is overloadedDo not overload washer. Stop washer and reduce load
Thumping soundHeavy wash loads may produce a thumping soundThis is usually normal. If sound continues, washer is probably out of balance. Stop washer and redistribute wash load
Vibrating noiseWasher is not resting firmly on floor.Move washer so it rests firmly on floor. Adjust leveling legs. See INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for details
Shipping bolt and block have not been removed during installationSee INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for removing shipping bolt and block
Wash load unevenly distributed in tubStop washer and rearrange wash load.
Washer does not startElectrical power cord may not be plugged in or connection may be looseMake sure plug fits tightly in wall outlet
House fuse blown, circuit breaker tripped, or a power outage has occurredReset circuit breaker or replace fuse. Do not increase
fuse capacity. If problem is a circuit overload, have it
corrected by a qualified electrician. If problem is a
power outage, call local electric company.
Water supply faucets are not turned onTurn on water supply faucets
Cycle selector is not in correct positionMove indicator clockwise slightly. Pull out knob
Motor is overheatedWasher motor will stop if it becomes overheated. It
will automatically restart after a cool down period of
up to 30 minutes (if washer has not been manually
turned off)
Washer won't spinLid is not completely closedClose lid completely
Residue left in tub.Heavily soiled itemsWipe tub with a nonabrasive household cleanser, then
rinse. Shake or brush excess dirt and sand from items
before washing
Wash load too wet after spinWasher is overloadedDo not overload washer.
Load is out of balanceRearrange load to allow proper spinning
Drain hose is kinkedStraighten drain hose
Water does not enter
washer or it enters
slowly
Water supply is not adequate in areaCheck another faucet in the house. Wait until
water supply and pressure increase
Water supply faucets are not completely openFully open hot and cold faucets
Water is being used elsewhere in the houseWater pressure must be at least 30 psi (260 kPa).
Avoid running water elsewhere while washer is
filling.
Water inlet hoses are kinkedStraighten hoses
Water level does not
cover load.
Improper water level selection (for models with water level/load size control).Select higher water level/load size
Washer is overloadedDo not overload washer. When control is set at
highest fill level, dry load level should not be
higher than top row of circular holes in wash tub
Warm or hot water is not hot enoughHot water heater is set too low or is a distance from washerMeasure hot water temperature at nearby faucet with candy or meat thermometer. Water temperature should be at least 130°F (70°C) Adjust water heater as necessary
Hot water is being used elsewhere in the
house
Avoid using hot water elsewhere before or during
washer use. There may not be enough hot water
available for proper cleaning. If problem persists,
your hot water system may be unable to support
more than 1 use at a time
Water in washer does not drain or drains slowlyDrain hose is kinked or cloggedClean and straighten the drain hose
Water leaksFill hose connection at faucet or washer.Check and tighten hose connections. Install rubber
sealing washers provided
House drain pipes are cloggedUnclog drain pipes. Contact plumber if necessary
OversudsingUse less detergent
Incorrect wash and rinse temperaturesHot and cold water hoses are connected to wrong supply faucetsConnect hot water hose to hot water faucet and cold water hose to cold water faucet
Water is entering washer but tub does not fillDrain hose standpipe is incorrect height.Standpipe must be a minimum of 33" (83.82 cm) high to prevent siphoning.

Frigidaire Tumble Action washer troubleshooting

Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common concerns that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this washer.

OCCURRENCEPOSSIBLE CAUSE / SOLUTION
"Clicking" noise• A normal sound made by the timer
High pitch "jet engine" noise• A certain amount of motor whine is normal during the spin cycle
Rattling and clanking noise• Foreign objects such as coins or safety pins may be in drum or pump. Stop washer and check drum.
If noise continues after washer is restarted, objects may be in pump. Call your authorized servicer.
• Belt buckles and metal fasteners are hitting wash drum. To prevent unnecessary noise and damage
to drum, fasten fasteners and turn items inside out
Squealing sound or hot rubber odor.• Washer is overloaded. Do not overload washer. Stop washer and reduce load.
Thumping sound.• Heavy wash loads may produce a thumping sound. This is usually normal. If sound continues,
washer is probably out of balance. Stop washer and redistribute wash load.
Vibrating noise• Washer is not resting firmly on floor. Move washer so it rests firmly on floor. Adjust leveling legs.
See INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for details.
• Shipping bolts and foam block have not been removed during installation. See INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS for removing shipping bolts and foam block.
• Wash load unevenly distributed in drum. Stop washer and rearrange wash load
Washer does not start.• Electrical power cord may not be plugged in or connection may be loose. Make sure plug fits tightly
in wall outlet.
• House fuse blown, circuit breaker tripped, or a power outage has occurred. Reset circuit breaker
or replace fuse. Do not increase fuse capacity. If problem is a circuit overload, have it corrected by
a qualified electrician. If problem is a power outage, call local electric company.
• Water supply faucets are not turned on. Turn on water supply faucets.
• Cycle selector is not in correct position. Move indicator clockwise slightly. Pull out knob.
• Motor is overheated. Washer motor will stop if it becomes overheated. It will automatically restart
after a cool down period of up to 30 minutes (if washer has not been manually turned off).
• Washer door is not completely closed. Close door completely.
Washer won't spin.• Load is too small. Add 1 or 2 similar items to help balance the load
Residue left in drum• Heavily soiled items. Wipe drum with a nonabrasive household cleanser, then rinse. Shake or brush
excess dirt and sand from items before washing
Laundry additives didn't dispense.• Dispenser drawer open. Drawer should be completely closed for laundry additive to dispense
Water collects in bleach and fabric
softener compartments.
• This is a result of the siphoning action and is part of the normal operation of the washer. Water
may be removed by removing the dispenser drawer (see Page 9, Figures 1 and 2) and draining water
into the empty drum or sink.
Wash load too wet after spin.• Washer is overloaded. Do not overload washer. See Washing Procedures.
• Load is too small. Add 1 or 2 similar items to help balance the load.
• Load is out of balance. Rearrange load to allow proper spinning
Water does not enter washer
or it enters slowly.
• Drain hose is kinked. Straighten drain hose.
• Water supply is not adequate in area. Check another faucet in the house. Wait until water supply
and pressure increase.
• Water supply faucets are not completely open. Fully open hot and cold faucets.
• Water is being used elsewhere in the house. Water pressure must be at least 30 psi (260 kPa). Avoid
running water elsewhere while washer is filling.
• Water inlet hoses are kinked. Straighten hoses
Warm or hot water is not
hot enough.
• Hot water heater is set too low or is a distance from washer. Measure hot water temperature at
nearby faucet with candy or meat thermometer. Water temperature should be at least 120°F
(49°C). Adjust water heater as necessary.
• Hot water is being used elsewhere in the house. Avoid using hot water elsewhere before or during
washer use. There may not be enough hot water available for proper cleaning. If problem persists,
your hot water system may be unable to support more than 1 use at a time.
Water in washer does not
drain or drains slowly.
• Drain hose is kinked or clogged. Clean and straighten the drain hose.
• House drain pipes are clogged. Unclog drain pipes. Contact plumber if necessary
Water leaks.• Fill hose connection is loose at faucet or washer. Check and tighten hose connections. Install
rubber sealing washers provided.
• Oversudsing.Use less detergent.
• Dispenser drawer is open. Close drawer when washer is operating
Incorrect wash and
rinse temperatures.
• Hot and cold water hoses are connected to wrong supply faucets. Connect hot water hose to hot
water faucet and cold water hose to cold water faucet
Water is entering washer
but tub does not fill
• Drain hose standpipe is incorrect height. Standpipe must be a minimum of 23.6" (60 cm) high
to prevent siphoning