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Technical Service Manual
Front Load Washing Machine
For Models EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW
Publication #5995673125
May 2016

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  • Page 1 Technical Service Manual Front Load Washing Machine For Models EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW Publication #5995673125 May 2016...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    10.2 Heating Element Assembly 3. Warnings .....................7 (Heater and NTC) Accessibility...........26 4. Product Features..................8 10.3 Motor Accessibility..............26 4.1 EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW......8 10.4 Motor Control Board Assembly Accessibility....26 5. Model Specifications................9 11. Door Lock Accessibility..............27 5.1 Electric Front Load Washers............9 12.
  • Page 4 E84: Recirculation Pump TRIAC Series........52 E85: Recirculation Pump TRIAC.............52 E83: Wrong Selector Reading............53 E86: Incorrect User Interface Selection Table......53 E87: User Interface Micro-Controller Fault........53 E91: Communication Error User Interface to Control Board................53 E92: User Interface_Main Board Communications Error..............53 E93: Console or Main Board Control Problem.......54 E94: Main Board Control Problem..........54 E97: Console or Main Board Control Problem......54 E98: Console Control Problem............54...
  • Page 5: Safety Information

    1. Safety Information Read the entire Manual before attempting to service this product. Pay attention to all Warnings, Cautions, Notes and Important information. Failure to do so could result in serious personal injury and / or equipment damage. DEFINITIONS WARNING Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
  • Page 6: Purpose Of This Manual

    2. Purpose of this Manual The purpose of this Manual is to provide information regarding repair procedures of Washer fitted with the Electronic Control System. This Manual is intended for the use of Service Engineers of Electrolux. The Manual includes the following topics: •...
  • Page 7: Warnings

    3. Warnings • Any work on Electrical Appliances must be carried out by a qualified professional. • Confirm that the Power System is operational before working on the Appliance. • Check that the Appliance is restored to its original safety condition after the operation is complete. •...
  • Page 8: Product Features

    4. Product Features 4.1 EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW...
  • Page 9: Model Specifications

    5. Model Specifications 5.1 Electric Front Load Washers Description EFLS617SIW EFLS517SIW EFLS417SIW Total Capacity D.O.E. 4.4 Cu. Ft. 4.3 Cu. Ft. 4.3 Cu. Ft. Washer Drum Interior Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Lifetime Warranty Tub Interior Light Door Trim...
  • Page 10 Model Specifications Description EFLS617SIW EFLS517SIW EFLS417SIW Spin Speed 1300 Max. RPM 1300 Max. RPM 1300 Max. RPM Sound Package SilentDesign™ Leveling Legs Adjustable Adjustable Adjustable Cycles Wash Cycles Specialty Cycles Total Cycles Heavy Duty Whitest Whites Normal Casual Colors Fast Wash...
  • Page 11 Model Specifications Description EFLS617SIW EFLS517SIW EFLS417SIW Pedestal Depth 26 - 1/2" 26 - 1/2” 26 - 1/2” Pedestal Depth with Drawer 42 - 1/2" 42 - 1/2” 42 - 1/2” Extended Pedestal Height 15.25” 15.25” 15.25” Shipping Weight (Approx.) 222.0 Lbs 222.0 Lbs...
  • Page 12: Technical Characteristics

    6. Technical Characteristics 6.1 Detergent Dispenser Main Wash Liquid Detergent – Add the 6.1.1 Detergent Dispenser with Pre-Wash recommended Multi-Way Solenoid Valves amount of a high- Liquid Bleach efficiency liquid The water in detergent to the the detergent “Main wash-liquid Fabric Softener dispenser is only”...
  • Page 13: Electrical Characteristics

    It is possible to select the programmes by turning the selector. The options can be selected by pressing / touching the buttons. The start / pause button is used to start the machine or pause it. The buzzer - where featured, is powered by the User Interface (UI) Board. User Interface (UI) Board – EFLS617SIW...
  • Page 14: Main Control Board

    Electrical Characteristics 7.1.2 Main Control Board The Main Control Board supplies the power supply voltage to the Motor control and User Interface (UI) Board and all other electrical components. The commands acquired by the User Interface Board (by turning the selector, selecting an option and so on) are sent to the Main Control Board, which powers all the electrical components (Solenoid Valve, Drain Pump, Heating Element Assembly, Door Lock, Motor Control Board and the Display Board).
  • Page 15: Schematic Diagrams - Efls617Siw / Efls517Siw / Efls417Siw

    Electrical Characteristics 7.2 Schematic Diagrams - EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW 7.2.1 User Interface Board 7.2.2 Motor Control Board...
  • Page 16: Main Control Board

    Electrical Characteristics 7.2.3 Main Control Board...
  • Page 17: Wiring Diagram - Efls617Siw / Efls517Siw / Efls417Siw

    Electrical Characteristics 7.3 Wiring Diagram - EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW...
  • Page 18: Electrical Components

    8. Electrical Components – EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW Electrical Component Resistance and Specification Table S. No. Component Resistance Specification Supply voltage 120 V (95-132 V Door Lock 60Hz) / 230 V (180-265 V 50-60 Hz), Coil insulation: F Cold water temperature-25 ºC Hot water temperature-60 ºC...
  • Page 19: Pump

    Electrical Components – EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW IMPORTANT WARNING Synchronous pumps, when powered on empty When replacing the Pump, please refer to the (disconnected from the water circuit), may code shown in the list of spare parts relating to not start in some cases because their very the Appliance.
  • Page 20: Temperature Probe (Ntc)

    Electrical Components – EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW the temperature of the heating element exceeds the Component Specifications values for which they were calibrated. S. No. Component Specifications WARNING Temp Ω 0 ºC 15771 ± 6.1% • When replacing the heating 30 ºC...
  • Page 21: Door Lock

    Electrical Components – EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW Pressure and Frequency Table (At Water Level “0” mm (empty tub) Frequency will be 44.676 Hz) Working Field (mm H2O) Frequency (Hz) 0 ± 3 (No Water) 44.676 ± 0.083 75 ± 3 42.610 ±...
  • Page 22: Three-Phase Asynchronous Motor - Inverter

    Electrical Components – EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW 8.6 Three-Phase Asynchronous Water inlet Motor – Inverter 2. Solenoid valve body 3. Filter or needle trap 8.6.1 Motor Characteristics 4. Flow reducer Three-Phase power is fed 5. Coil by the inverter. The phase shift between the phases is 6.
  • Page 23: Led Drum Light

    Electrical Components – EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW Component Specifications S. No. Component Specifications Cold water temperature-25 ºC Hot water temperature-60 ºC Coils room temperature-60 ºC Dispenser Solenoid valve Nominal voltage-120 V Voltage tolerance- (-15% + 10%) Nominal frequency-60 Hz (Coils resistance @25 ºC 990 ±...
  • Page 24: Top Panel Accessibility

    9. Top Panel Accessibility Step: 1 Loosen the screws (See Fig. 1), and slide the Top Panel backwards until it gets unlocked (See Fig. 2). Now lift the Top Panel (See Fig. 3). Step: 2 Release the snaps (See Fig. 4), detach the remaining connectors (See Fig.
  • Page 25: Solenoid Valve Accessibility

    Top Panel Accessibility 9.3 Solenoid Valve Accessibility Step: 2 Loosen up the screws (See Fig. 1) and from the bottom Step: 1 of Solenoid Valve (See Fig. 2), detach the Solenoid Valve from the Dispenser (See Fig. 3 and Fig. 4). Detach the terminals from the Solenoid Valve (See Fig.
  • Page 26: Rear Panel Accessibility

    10. Rear Panel Accessibility 10.3 Motor Accessibility Step: 1 Loosen the screws to remove the Step: 1 Rear Access Panel (See Fig. 1). Detach the From the Rear Panel we can connector (See access: Fig. 1), remove the wire clip (See Belt Fig.
  • Page 27: Door Lock Accessibility

    11. Door Lock Accessibility Loosen the screws of Door Lock which is fixed to the Front Panel (See Fig.1). Detach the connectors (Fig. 2), and loosen the screws as shown (See Fig. 3). Door Lock is removed from the Front Panel as shown (See Fig.4).
  • Page 28: Front Panel Accessibility

    12. Front Panel Accessibility From the Front Panel we can access: Step: 1 Control Panel Release the bellow clamp and loosen the Bellow as shown (See Fig. 1, 2, and 3). Pull out the Dispenser as shown (See Fig. 4) and loosen the screws as shown 12.1 Control Panel Accessibility (See Fig.
  • Page 29: Concentrated Wash Pump Accessibility

    Front Panel Accessibility 12.2 Concentrated Wash Pump Accessibility (Not applicable for 417 and 517 series) Step: 1 Remove the circlip (See Fig. 1), loosen the screw (See Fig. 2), then detach the connector (See Fig. 3) to separate the Concentrated 12.5 Leveling Leg Accessibility Wash Pump Incline the Dryer as shown...
  • Page 30: Diagnostic System - Efls617Siw / Efls517Siw / Efls417Siw

    13. Diagnostic System - EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW This information is intended for the use of Qualified Technicians only. CAUTION Disconnect Electric Current Before Servicing. Acronyms Main Board (Board located inside the machine, on top right just near the rear panel)
  • Page 31 Diagnostic System - EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW Test # Components under Displayed Test Name Test conditions (Model) test feedback The display elements and few Press LEDs of LEDs, LCD, touch ‘00 Lights / Buttons Test LEDs cycle ON and OFF in a...
  • Page 32: Demo Mode

    Diagnostic System - EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW Enter Demo Mode: NOTE Press power button to switch ON the machine via The door is locked in the test step, however, it can Power button; change without delay in another test step or on 2.
  • Page 33: Error Code Table

    Diagnostic System - EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW 13.3 Error Code Table Error Code Table S. No. Error Code Fault Condition UI Notification Page No Fill Time Too Long Water Leak in Tub or in Pressure Sensor Water Not Pumping Out Fast Enough...
  • Page 34 Diagnostic System - EFLS617SIW / EFLS517SIW / EFLS417SIW Error Code Table S. No. Error Code Fault Condition UI Notification Page No Communication Error User Interface to Control Board User Interface_Main Board Communications Error Console or Main Board Control Problem Main Board Control Problem...
  • Page 35: Troubleshooting Based On Error Codes

    14. Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E11: Fill Time Too Long Water Tap closed, Water Flow Rate too low, Pressure Sensor defective, Inlet Valve defective or Air Tube kinked. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 36 Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes Check whether the tap is open if the water Is one or all the solenoid valves not working? pressure is too low and make sure the tubes are connected and not kinked. (See Fig. 3) Is the resistance measurement of the solenoid valve Replace the solenoid valve, and repeat the approximately 990 Ω...
  • Page 37: E13: Water Leak In Tub Or In Pressure Sensor

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E13: Water Leak in Tub or in Pressure Sensor Maximum overall water fill time exceeded (sum of all water fills between one drain phase and the next to avoid exceeding the maximum volume). Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 38: E21: Water Not Pumping Out Fast Enough

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E21: Water Not Pumping Out Fast Enough Drain Pipe blocked, Drain Pump defective, Pressure Sensor defective, or Main Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Check wiring connections and repeat the Is the input power supply 120 VAC at the Drain Pump? diagnostic cycle to check for any further errors.
  • Page 39: E23: Drain Triac Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E23: Drain TRIAC Error Drain Pump defective or Main Circuit Board defective. E24: Drain TRIAC Error Sensing Drain Pump defective, and Main Circuit Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 40: E31: Electronic Pressure Switch Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E31: Electronic Pressure Switch Error Pressure Sensor defective or Main Circuit Board defective. E32: Pressure Sensor Calibration Problem Pressure Sensor defective or Main Control Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 41: E35: Pressure Sensor Indicates Water Overfill

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E35: Pressure Sensor Indicates Water Overfill Water Inlet Valve defective, Air Tube kinked, Main Control Board defective. E38: Air Trap Clogged Water Inlet Valve defective, Air Tube kinked, Main Control Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 42: E41: Control Board Thinks The Door Switch Is Open

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E41: Control Board Thinks Door Switch Is Open Lid Lock Device defective, Main Control Board defective. E42: Door Lock Device Failure Lid Lock Device defective, Main Control Board defective. E43: Door Lock TRIAC Failure Lid Lock Device defective, Main Control Board defective. E44: Door Closed Sensing Failure Lid Lock Device defective, Main Control Board defective.
  • Page 43: E57: High Current On Inverter

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E57: High Current on Inverter Motor Protector Open, Washer Load too heavy, Wiring problem, Motor defective, or Motor Control Board defective. E58: High Current on Motor Phase Motor Protector Open, Laundry Load too heavy, Wiring problem, Motor defective, Motor Control Board defective.
  • Page 44: E59: No Spin Signal For 3 Seconds

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E59: No Spin Signal for 3 Seconds Wiring problem, Motor defective, Motor Control Board defective. E55: Under Speed Wiring problem, Motor defective, Motor Control Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 45 Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes...
  • Page 46: E5A: High Temperature On Control Due To Overload

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E5A: High Temperature on Control Due to Overload Motor Protector Open, Laundry Load too heavy, Wiring problem, Motor defective, Motor Control Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Check if the power supply is as per Provide required power supply, and repeat the diagnostic product specifications?
  • Page 47: E5B: Motor Control Under Voltage

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E5B: Motor Control Under Voltage Motor Control Board defective, Voltage out of range. E5C: High Voltage experienced by Motor Control Motor Control Board defective, Voltage out of range. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 48: E5D: Communication Problem With Motor Control

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E5D: Communication Problem with Motor Control Main Circuit Board defective, Motor Control Board defective, Wiring problem. E5E: Communication Problem from Motor Control Main Circuit Board defective, Motor Control Board defective, Wiring problem. E5F: Motor Control is Continuously Resetting Main Circuit Board defective, Motor Control Board defective, Wiring problem.
  • Page 49: E62: Wash Temperature Too High

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E62: Wash Temperature Too High NTC defective, Wiring problem. Checks to perform: WARNING (Not applicable for 417 series) Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Is the resistance measurement of the Drum water NTC ranges from Replace the NTC, and repeat the 4.5 KΩ...
  • Page 50: E66: Heater Relay Problem

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E66: Heater Relay Problem Heating Element defective, Wiring problem. E68: Current Leakage to Ground on Heater or Wiring Current Leakage to Ground on Heater or Wiring. E69: Heater Open Heating Element defective, Wiring problem. E6A: Heater Relay Sensing Problem Heating Element defective, Wiring problem.
  • Page 51: E71: Drum Water Ntc Failure (Tub Heater)

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E71: Drum Water NTC Failure (Tub Heater) Drum water NTC defective. E74: Wash Temperature Does Not Increase Drum water NTC defective. Checks to perform: (Not applicable for 417 series) WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 52: E84: Recirculation Pump Triac Series

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E84: Recirculation Pump TRIAC Series Recirculation Pump defective or Main Circuit Board Defective. E85: Recirculation Pump TRIAC Recirculation Pump defective, and Main Circuit Board Defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 53: E83: Wrong Selector Reading

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E83: Wrong Selector Reading Wrong configuration data loaded or Electronic Control Board defective. E86: Incorrect User Interface Selection Table Wrong configuration data loaded or Electronic Control Board defective. E87: User Interface Micro-Controller Fault Wrong configuration data loaded or Electronic Control Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly...
  • Page 54: E93: Console Or Main Board Control Problem

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E93: Console or Main Board Control Problem Software problem between Main Board and Control Board. E94: Main Board Control Problem Software problem between Main Board and Control Board. E97: Console or Main Board Control Problem Software problem between Main Board and Control Board.
  • Page 55: E9C: User Interface Configuration Problem

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes E9C: User Interface Configuration Problem Main Circuit Board defective, Motor Control Board defective, Wiring problem. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Disconnect the connector J16 which connects Electronic control Replace the Main Control Board, Board and J5 of User Interface Board.
  • Page 56: Eh1: Frequency Of Power Out Of Limits

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes EH1: Frequency of Power Out of Limits Main Circuit Board defective, Fluctuation in input. EH2: Supply Voltage Too High Main Circuit Board defective, Fluctuation in input. EH3: Supply Voltage Too Low Main Circuit Board defective, Fluctuation in input. EHE: Control Relay Fault Main Circuit Board defective, Fluctuation in input.
  • Page 57: Ef2: Too Much Soap Or Wrong Type

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes EF2: Too Much Soap or Wrong Type Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. This is an excessive detergent dosage warning. The system detected too much foam was forming during the drain phases.
  • Page 58: Ef6: Control Reset

    Troubleshooting Based on Error Codes EF6: Control Reset Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Check wiring to main board. Unplug the unit for 1 minute and retry. If problem is not corrected replace Main Control Board.

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