BEFORE YOU CALL

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BEFORE YOU CALL

PROBLEM

CAUSE

CORRECTION

APPLIANCE OPERATION
Appliance does 

not run.

•  Appliance is plugged 

into a circuit that has a 

ground fault interrupt.

•  Temperature Control is in 

the OFF position.

•  Appliance may not be 

plugged in or plug is loose.

•  House fuse blown or 

tripped   circuit breaker.

•  Power outage.

•  Use another circuit. If you are unsure  

about the outlet, have it checked by a 

certified technician.

•  See ELECTRONIC CONTROL section. 

•  Ensure plug is tightly pushed into outlet. 

•  Check/replace fuse with a 15-amp time-

delay fuse. Reset circuit breaker.

•  Check house lights. Call local electric 

company.

Appliance  runs 

too much or too 

long.

•  Room or outside weather  

is hot.

•  Appliance has recently 

been disconnected for a 

period of time.

•  Large amounts of warm  

or hot food have been  

stored recently.

•  Door is opened too fre-

quently or too long.

•  Door may be slightly open.
•  Temperature control is 

set too low. 

•  Gaskets are dirty, worn, 

cracked, or poorly fitted.

•  It’s normal for the appliance to work lon-

ger under these conditions.

•  It takes 24 hours for the appliance to cool  

down completely. 

•  Warm food will cause appliance to run 

more until the desired temperature is 

reached.

•  Warm air entering the appliance causes it 

to run more. Open door less often.

•  See “DOOR PROBLEMS”.
•  Turn control knob to a warmer setting. Al-

low several hours for the temperature  

to stabilize.

•  Clean or change gasket. Leaks in door seal 

will cause appliance to run longer in order 

to maintain desired temperatures.

APPLIANCE TEMPERATURES
Interior appli-

ance  tempera-

ture is too cold.

•  Temperature control is 

set too low.

•  Set control to a warmer setting. Allow sev-

eral hours for temperature to stabilize.

Temperature 

inside appliance 

is too warm.

•  Temperature control is set  

too warm.

•  Door is opened too fre-

quently or too long.

•  Door may not be  

seating properly.

•  Large amount of warm  

or hot food has been  

stored recently.

•  Appliance has recently 

been disconnected for a 

period of time.

•  Turn control to a colder setting. Allow several 

hours for temperature to stabilize.

•  Warm air enters the appliance every time 

the door is opened. Open door less often.

•  See “DOOR PROBLEMS”. 

•  Wait until the appliance has had a chance 

to reach its selected temperature. 

•  Appliance requires 24 hours to cool  

down completely.

“LO” is  

displayed on

control.

•  Control has been locked. •  Press the CONTROL LOCK key for three 

seconds to unlock.

Visit our web site at 

www.frigidaire.com.

1-800-944-9044 (United States)

1-800-265-8352 (Canada)

Before calling for service, review this list. It may save you time and expense. This list includes com-

mon occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this appliance.