Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Electrolux Washing machine - Diagnostic mode – Factory reset – Installation cycle mode – Home appliances Repair and service

Category: Home Appliances Repair and Service 

Contents of this article 

  • Diagnostic mode access 
  • Factory reset procedure 
  • Clearing stored error codes 

Electrolux Washing Machine

How to access Diagnostic Mode
# Press the Cancel button to enter standby mode and enable diagnostic entry.
# Within 10 seconds after pressing Cancel , press any button to wake up the control.
# Within 5 seconds of wake up, turn the selector knob to the far left cycle and press and hold Cancel and far left button under the display simultaneously for 3 seconds to enter the diagnostic mode.
1. Upon entering diagnostic mode, all lights should flash for 1 1/4”x2” display models and all lights on for the 1 1/4” x 4 3/4” display models.
2. Turn the program knob (1) click clockwise from the start position. The hot water solenoid will activate and hot water should enter through the detergent compartment.
3. Turn the program knob (2) clicks from the start position. The bleach water solenoid will activate and cold water should enter through the bleach compartment.
4. Turn the program knob (3) clicks from the start position. The bleach and the wash water solenoids will activate and cold water should enter through the softener compartment.
5. Turn the program knob (4) clicks from the start position. The prewash solenoid will activate and cold water should enter through the prewash compartment.
6. Turn the program knob (5) clicks from the start position. The door lock solenoid will deactivate and the loading door can be opened. When the door is opened, the drum light should turn on.
7. Turn the program knob (6) clicks from the start position. The door lock will activate and the washer will fill then tumble. Once tumbling has started, the boost heater will turn on.
8. Turn the program knob (7) clicks from the start position. The drain pump will activate draining out any water in the tub and the washer will operate in high spin.
9. Turn the program knob (8) clicks from the start position. This is a free position.
10. Turn the program knob (9) clicks from the start position. The control will signal the last 5 error codes with E00 being no error.
11. Turn the program knob (10) clicks from the start position. Latest software version will be shown.
12. If applicable, turn the program knob (11) clicks from the start position. This is a free position.
Exiting Diagnostic Mode
A) Unplug the power cord, wait 5-8 seconds, then reconnect the power cord or
B) Turn the program knob clockwise back to the start position. Press the Cancel and far left button under the display
until the LED’s stop flashing
Factory Reset
1) On 1 1/4” x 2” display models, wake machine, push the Spin Speed and Soil Selection keys simultaneously and hold until you hear a beep. This is no more than 10 seconds.
2) On 1 1/4” x 4 3/4” display models, scroll through the Option key until you get to the Preference Selection (pref). Once there, push the Select key then scroll through this menu until you get to the Reset Selection and push the Select key. From here, you have the selection of the type of reset you wish to perform. Make your selection and push the Select key. The machine will turn off and when woken up, the part(s) of the program you wanted reset are now set back to factory settings.
How to enter to Installation Cycle mode
Before entering the Installation Cycle (install cycle) make sure that all articles are out of the drum (the drum is empty).
1 1/4” x 2” display models:
1. Wake the washer up by pressing any button (except the Cancel button).
2. Rotate the cycle knob to the Hand Wash cycle.
3. Press the Start/Pause button, then the Cancel button.
4. Wake the unit up again, immediately and simultaneously press and hold the My Favorites and Eco Friendly buttons for 5 seconds. The display will show install cycle with the estimated time of cycle completion.
5. Press the Start/Pause button to begin the cycle. Installation Cycle will test for electronic issues, wiring issues and water flow issues. At cycle completion, the display will show instal pass! or prompt an action during the cycle such as call service, no water or check hoses. Correct the action and repeat the cycle for proper installation. Washer will exit the install cycle and return to normal operation the next time the knob is turned.
1 1/4” x 4 3/4” display models:
1. The machine will first wake up on setting up the unit to display language selection. Press next to display the install cycle. You can run it now if you choose. If you don’t want to run it immediately, you can access the install cycle through the pref menu in the option window. Press the Select key once you scroll to the pref selection. Then scroll through this menu until you get to the install cycle. Press the Select key then follow the instructions (remove all articles from the washer drum). You can also get to this cycle by performing a full reset of factory settings.
How To Clear The Last Stored Error Codes
# Press the Cancel button to enter standby mode and enable diagnostic entry.
# Within 10 seconds after pressing Cancel, press any button to wake up the control.
# Within 5 seconds of wake up, turn the selector knob to the far left cycle and press and hold the Cancel and the far left button under the display simultaneously for 3 seconds to enter the diagnostic mode.
# Turn the program knob clockwise (9) clicks from the start position. The control will signal the last 5 error codes with E00 meaning no error experienced.
# Press and hold the far left key under the display and Cancel buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds. The code(s) will be cleared.