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Viking Refrigerator Error [Quick Fix]

If you are looking for ways to fix Viking refrigerator error codes, you have come to the right place. Read to learn more.

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Viking Refrigerator Error Codes – How to Fix

These are the common Viking refrigerator error codes:

1. CL

This error code indicates that the condenser coils are dirty and need to be cleaned. When they are dirty, they will not be able to dissipate the heat from the refrigerator effectively. So the unit will get warm.

Therefore, clean the condenser coils thoroughly with a vacuum brush head. Then, dust the coils of any remaining dust.

Maintain the condenser coils by cleaning them every 3 to 6 months so that this error will no come up at all.

2. Eu

When you see this error code, you know that the thermistor or temperature sensor in the upper zone has an error or has failed.

To fix it, you will need to replace the temperature sensor.

3. Lo

This error code means that the temperature in the refrigerator is too cold. To fix this, check the setting of the temperature. If it is too low, adjust it to the right setting.

But if it is set right, then check the door seal. A worn or leaking door seal will make the refrigerator work more than it should in order to keep the outside air leaking into it from making it warm.

4. EL

The temperature sensor or thermistor in the lower zone of the refrigerator has failed if you see this error message displayed. Fix this error by changing the temperature sensor.

5. Hi

The temperature in the refrigerator is too warm if you see this error code displayed on the panel.

Fix this problem by adjusting the temperature if it is set too high. If it is set at the right place, then check the evaporator coils to see if they are frozen.

If they are frozen, thaw them by manually defrosting the refrigerator so that they can effectively let cool air into the refrigerator.

6. Ed

When you see this error code, be aware that the defrost sensor of the refrigerator has failed. Find the defrost sensor and replace as soon as possible to fix this problem.

7. do

the door of the refrigerator has been open for too long if you see this error code displayed. It usually comes with an audible alarm.

To fix this error, close the door of the refrigerator properly. The alarm will go off and the error code will disappear.

8. E1

This error code signifies that there is a fault with the compressor of the refrigerator. The problem could be with the start relay, the wire connections or the control. It could also be with an overload of the compressor or the compressor itself is bad.

You need the services of a qualified refrigerator technician to accurately verify the cause of the problem and fix it.

9. E2

Check the condenser fan motor for faults if you see this error code displayed on your refrigerator’s control panel. The wires that connect the fan could be disconnected so reconnect them if they are. Also, check the motor with a multimeter to see if there is continuity. If there is none, replace the motor.

10. E3

The thermistor of the evaporator has a fault if this error code suddenly appears on the control panel display of the refrigerator.

The error could be because the thermistor is faulty, the wires are disconnected or short. Check the connections, reconnect loose wires and replace any part that is defective.

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10. E4

The display thermistor has developed a fault or error if you see this error code displayed on the refrigerator’s control panel.

The error could be because the thermistor is faulty, the wires are disconnected or short. Check the connections, reconnect loose wires and replace any part that is defective.

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Important Note: It is important to contact a qualified refrigerator technician to fix any fault in your refrigerator. This is especially true if you don’t have any experience in fixing appliances. You can also contact Viking customer service center to request service.

Remember to unplug the refrigerator or shut off the circuit breaker for that part of the house before checking any part of the refrigerator. This is to keep you from electric shock or causing damage to the refrigerator. And if you have work gloves, use them for added protection.