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Technical Service Manual
Front Load Electric and Gas Dryers (EFME617SIW/EFMG617SIW/
EFME517SIW/EFMG517SIW/EFME417SIW/EFMG417SIW)
Publication #5995673133
May 2016

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  • Page 1 Technical Service Manual Front Load Electric and Gas Dryers (EFME617SIW/EFMG617SIW/ EFME517SIW/EFMG517SIW/EFME417SIW/EFMG417SIW) Publication #5995673133 May 2016...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    6.1.2 Electronic Control Board............13 11.4 Fire Containment Thermostat Accessibility....30 6.2 Schematic Diagram..............14 11.5 Outlet Thermal Limiter Accessibility........30 6.3 Wiring Diagram – EFME617SIW / EFME517SIW / 11.6 Heater Assembly Accessibility (For Electrical Model – EFME417SIW..................15 EFME617SIW / EFME517SIW / EFME417SIW)....31 6.4 Wiring Diagram – EFMG617SIW / EFMG517SIW / 11.6.1 Inlet Thermal Limiter Accessibility........31...
  • Page 4 Table of Contents E65: Thermostat Open..............50 E67: Heater Sensing Error..............51 E71: NTC 1 Error..................51 E72: NTC 1 Error..................51 E73: NTC 2 Error..................52 E74: NTC 2 Error..................52 E91: User Interface Communication Error........53 E92: User Interface Protocol Incongruence Error....53 E93: Machine Configuration Checksum Error......53 E94: Cycle Configuration Checksum Error........54 E97: Missing Program On CTF Error..........54 E9C: User Interface Configuration Checksum Error....54...
  • Page 5: Safety Information

    1. Safety Information Read the entire Manual before attempting to service this product. Pay attention to all Warnings, Cautions and Notes. 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. CAUTION Used with the safety alert symbol, indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.
  • Page 6: Purpose Of This Manual

    The purpose of this Manual is to provide information regarding repair procedures of Dryer (Both Electric and Gas Models) 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. • Ensure that the gas pipelines are connected properly as mentioned in the Installation section for Gas Dryer Models.
  • Page 8: Product Features (For Models 617, 517 And 417 Series)

    *Not all models come with Drying Rack and Stacking Kit from the factory . They may be purchased as accessories. Burner Assembly Model Description EFME617SIW / EFME517SIW / Electrical Heater Assembly EFME417SIW EFMG617SIW / EFMG517SIW / Gas Burner Assembly EFMG417SIW...
  • Page 9: Model Specifications

    5. Model Specifications Description EFME617SIW EFMG617SIW EFME517SIW EFMG517SIW EFME417SIW EFMG417SIW Capacity 8.0 Cu. Ft. 8.0 Cu. Ft. 8.0 Cu. Ft. 8.0 Cu. Ft. 8.0 Cu. Ft. 8.0 Cu. Ft. D.O.E. Features Ready- Controls Ready-Select® Select® Dryer Drum Stainless Stainless Stainless...
  • Page 10 Model Specifications Description EFME617SIW EFMG617SIW EFME517SIW EFMG517SIW EFME417SIW EFMG417SIW Energy Saver Option Delay Start 1 to 12 Hours 1 to 12 Hours 1 to 12 Hours 1 to 12 Hours 1 to 12 Hours 1 to 12 Hours Tumble Speed (RPM)
  • Page 11 Model Specifications Description EFME617SIW EFMG617SIW EFME517SIW EFMG517SIW EFME417SIW EFMG417SIW Product Specifications A - Height 38" 38" 38" 38" 38" 38" (Single) Height 75.75" 75.75" 75.75" 75.75" 75.75" 75.75" (Stacked) B - Width 27" 27" 27" 27" 27" 27" C - Depth 31.5"...
  • Page 12: Electrical Characteristics (For Models 617, 517 And 417 Series)

    6. Electrical Characteristics (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 6.1 Electronic Control The Electronic Control is made up of the following components: User Interface (UI) Board 2. Electronic Control Board 6.1.1 User Interface (UI) Board The User Interface (UI) PCB contains the selector dial and buttons to adjust temperature, dry level, dry time, and options.
  • Page 13: Electronic Control Board

    Electrical Characteristics (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 6.1.2 Electronic Control Board The Electronic Control Board supplies the power supply voltage to the User Interface (UI) Board and all other electrical components. The commands acquired by the User Interface (by turning the selector, selecting an option, and so on.) are sent to the Electronic Control Board, which powers all the electrical components (Thermistor, Thermal Limiter, High- Limit Thermostat, Burner Assembly and the User Interface (UI) Board).
  • Page 14: Schematic Diagram

    Electrical Characteristics (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 6.2 Schematic Diagram Main Control Board User Interface Board...
  • Page 15: Wiring Diagram - Efme617Siw / Efme517Siw / Efme417Siw

    Electrical Characteristics (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 6.3 Wiring Diagram – EFME617SIW / EFME517SIW / EFME417SIW Door Safety Interlock (12V) REAR LED Drum Light Heater Sensing Heating Element Belt Control Start Sensing TRIAC 1A TRIAC 1A TRIAC 1A...
  • Page 16: Wiring Diagram - Efmg617Siw / Efmg517Siw / Efmg417Siw

    Electrical Characteristics (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 6.4 Wiring Diagram – EFMG617SIW / EFMG517SIW / EFMG417SIW Door Safety Interlock (12V) REAR LED Drum Light Heater Sensing Belt Control Humidity Sensor Start Sensing TRIAC 1A TRIAC 1A TRIAC 1A Edge Connector Pitch 2, 5 mm Edge Connector Pitch 5 mm Tab Header Connector...
  • Page 17: Electrical Components (For Models 617, 517 And 417 Series)

    7. Electrical Components (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 7.1 Electrical Component Resistance and Specification Table S.No. Component Specification Heating Element Wattage: 4700 W ± 3%, (For Electric Model Only) Resistance Across the Terminals: 10.39 Ω ± 3%. (137114000) Parameter Specification Test Condition...
  • Page 18 Electrical Components (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) S.No. Component Specification Performance Specifications Voltage - cycles 115V-60 Hz Breakdown torque, ft - oz 26.0 nom Locked rotor current, amps 46.5 max. Motor Full load torque, ft - oz 16.2 nom (For Both Gas and Electrical Full load current, amps 5.1 nom...
  • Page 19: Heating Element

    Electrical Components (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 7.2 Heating Element 7.3 Inlet Control Thermistor WARNING WARNING • When replacing the heating element, refer When replacing the Inlet Control Thermistor, to the code shown in the list of spare parts refer to the code shown in the list of spare parts relating to the Appliance.
  • Page 20: Outlet Control Thermistor

    Electrical Components (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) Component Specifications S.No. Component Specifications Parameter Specification Test Condition Upper Category 300 °C Temperature Lower Category 10 °C Temperature Rated Resistance Rn 3359 Ω ± 2% Rated Temperature 100 °C Inlet Control Thermistor B-Value: B (0/100) 3970 K ±...
  • Page 21: Door Switch And Drum Light

    Electrical Components (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) Component Specifications S.No. Component Specifications Parameter Specification Test Condition Upper Category Temperature 90 °C Lower Category Temperature 0 °C Rated Resistance Rn 5000 Ω ± 2% Outlet Control Thermistor Rated Temperature 25 °C B-Value: B (0/100) 3450 K ±...
  • Page 22: Single-Phase Induction Motor

    Electrical Components (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 7.6 Single-Phase Induction Motor WARNING When replacing the Motor, refer to the code shown in the list of spare parts relating to the Appliance. 7.6.1 General Characteristics A single-phase AC current is supplied to the main winding that produces a pulsating magnetic field. The pulsating field could be divided into two fields, which are rotating in opposite directions.
  • Page 23: Inlet Thermal Limiter

    Electrical Components (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 7.7 Inlet Thermal Limiter 7.8 Outlet Thermal Limiter WARNING WARNING When replacing the Inlet Thermal Limiter, refer to When replacing the Outlet Thermal Limiter, refer to the code shown in the list of spare parts relating the code shown in the list of spare parts relating to the Appliance.
  • Page 24: Contact / Moisture Sensor

    Electrical Components (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) Function of Hi-Limit Thermostats Component Specifications Based on the vast amount of heat produced S.No. Component Specification by clothes Dryers during the course of normal 240 V, 25 Amp Resistance operation, it is important that a secondary safety For Electrical model: option is available in case problems arise.
  • Page 25: Mist Valve

    Electrical Components (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 7.11 Mist Valve WARNING When replacing the Mist Valve, refer to the code shown in the list of spare parts relating to the Appliance. 7.11.1 General Characteristics The Mist Valve creates a water mist which is a water spray with a droplet size of “less than 1000 microns at the minimum operation pressure of the discharge nozzle”.
  • Page 26: Gas Assembly Characteristics (For Gas Models Efmg617Siw / Efmg517Siw / Efmg417Siw)

    8. Gas Assembly Characteristics (For Gas Models EFMG617SIW / EFMG517SIW / EFMG417SIW) A Gas Burner is a device used to generate a flame to WARNING heat up air using a gaseous fuel. Heat is generated by burning gas with the help of Igniter and the air is When replacing the Igniter, Burner, Gas Valve, and being pulled through the chamber which absorbs the Flame Sensor, refer to the code shown in the list of...
  • Page 27: Door Accessibility

    9. Door Accessibility 9.2 Moisture Sensor Accessibility Open the Door of Dryer (See Figures below). Step: 1 Remove the screws (See Fig. 1) and lift the Lint Grill (See Fig. 2). After opening the Door, you can access the following components: Lint Filter 2.
  • Page 28: Top Panel Accessibility

    10. Top Panel Accessibility Remove the screws (See Fig. 1), slide the Top Panel in the direction untill it locks in place as shown (See Fig. 2) and lift the Top Panel in the upward direction (See Fig. 3). 10.2 Vanes Accessibility Rotate the drum in any direction to get the mounting location of Vanes (See Fig.
  • Page 29: Rear Panel Accessibility

    11. Rear Panel Accessibility Remove the Rear Panel cover screws which affixes NOTE the Rear Bulk Head and Side Panels (See Fig. 1 and Fig. 2). Hand Gloves must be worn for accessing any component inside the cabinet. 11.1 Mist Valve Accessibility Step: 1 Unplug the Mist Valve connector (See Fig.
  • Page 30: Ntc 2 (Inlet Control Thermistor) Accessibility

    Rear Panel Accessibility 11.2 NTC 2 (Inlet Control 11.4 Fire Containment Thermostat Thermistor) Accessibility Accessibility Remove the screw from the Remove the Screws Air Duct (See Fig. 1), remove (See Fig. 1) and unplug Intlet Control Thermistor the connector of Fire (See Fig.
  • Page 31: Heater Assembly Accessibility

    Remove the screws of Inlet Thermal Limiter (See Fig. 1) Accessibility (For Electric Models and unplug the connector of - EFME617SIW / EFME517SIW / Thermal Limiter (See Fig.2). EFME417SIW) Step: 1 Remove 2 screws (1, 2) that fixes Heater Bracket with the Base Panel and remove the wire clip (3).
  • Page 32: Flame Sensor Accessibility

    Rear Panel Accessibility From Heater Assembly, we can access the following components: Flame Sensor 2. Burner Assembly 3. Igniter 4. Inlet Thermal Limiter (Accessibility same as Electrical Model) 5. High-Limit Thermostat (Accessibility same as Fig. 1 Electrical Model). Step: 2 Remove the screw which is fitted with the Inlet Air Duct.
  • Page 33: Burner Accessibility

    Rear Panel Accessibility 11.7.2 Burner Accessibility Remove the screws (1, 2, 3) (See Fig. 8 and 9) which fits with the heater bracket. Fig. 8 Fig. 9 11.7.3 Igniter Accessibility NOTE Igniter is soft brittle material, so handle it carefully. Remove the screw (1) and push the Igniter (2) from the Burner Assembly stand as shown in Fig.
  • Page 34: Front Panel Accessibility

    12. Front Panel Accessibility Step: 1 From Front Panel, you can access the following components: Remove the two screws from bottom Door Switch view (See Fig. 1). 2. User Interface Board Assembly 2. Remove the two screws after opening the Door (See Fig. 2) 3.
  • Page 35: User Interface Board Assembly Accessibility

    Front Panel Accessibility 12.2 User Interface Board Assembly Accessibility Step: 1 Remove the 14 screws which are used to mount the Control Panel with the Front Panel. (See Fig. 1) Step: 2 Release all the 12 snaps to remove Control Panel from Front Panel (See Fig.
  • Page 36: Drum Light Accessibility

    13. Drum Light Accessibility Unplug the connector of Drum Light (Fig. 1), remove the 2 screws from the Bracket and rotate Drum Light clockwise as shown in (Fig. 2) to remove it from slot and take it out from inside of the unit (Fig. 3). Fig.
  • Page 37: Motor Assembly Accessibility

    14. Motor Assembly Accessibility 14.1 Belt Accessibility Step: 1 After removing Front Panel, remove the Front Bulk Head screws (See Fig. 1), Air Duct screw (See Fig. 1) and Electronic Control Board bracket mounting snaps and screws (See Fig. 2). Remove the wiring clips (See Fig.
  • Page 38 Motor Assembly Accessibility Step: 2 Step: 3 Remove the screw from Blower Assembly from Front In order to remove the Motor and the Blower, follow side of the Dryer (See Fig. 1) and Slide Motor Blower the steps mentioned below: Assembly towards Front side of the Dryer (See Fig.
  • Page 39: Leveling Legs Accessibility

    15. Leveling Legs Accessibility Incline the Dryer using a stable wedge as shown (See Fig. 1). Then remove the Leveling Leg with the help of Wrench (See Fig. 2). Similarly, remove the Rear Side Leveling Leg by inclining the Dryer in other direction.
  • Page 40: Diagnostic System (For Models 617, 517 And 417 Series)

    16. Diagnostic System (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) This information is intended for the use of Qualified Technicians only. CAUTION Disconnect electric current before servicing. 16.1 Enter Diagnostic Mode • Press power to turn machine ON. • Set cycle to normal. •...
  • Page 41: Exit From Diagnostic Mode

    Diagnostic System (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 400, 500 and 600 series Components under Test No. Test Name Test Conditions Displayed Feedback Test 00-open and 11-short Moisture Sensor Moisture sensor expects to circuit and nothing if circuit open and Moisture Sensor read 'open circuit' condition the sensor is between...
  • Page 42: Error Codes

    Diagnostic System (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) 16.8 Error Codes User Page Code Full Name Notes and Possible Causes Interface Notification Door Opened at Cycle Door open Start Door Lock or Wiring or Sensing Circuit on Main Door Open Sensing Error Board Failure.
  • Page 43 Diagnostic System (For Models 617, 517 and 417 Series) User Page Code Full Name Notes and Possible Causes Interface Notification Wiring Failure User Interface 2. User Interface Board Failure Communication Error 3. Main Board Failure User Interface Protocol The User Interface mounted is not compatible with Incongruence Error the Main Board connected.
  • Page 44: Troubleshooting Based On Alarm Codes

    17. Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes E41: Door Opened at Cycle Start Door open. E42: Door Open Sensing Error Door Lock or Wiring or Sensing Circuit on Main Board failure. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 45: E51: Drum Motor Relay Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes E51: Drum Motor Relay Error Motor Relay stuck open or closed, Wiring defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Replace the Electronic Control Board and repeat Measure resistance between the connectors J3-1 the diagnostic cycle to check for any further and J3-2 terminals of the Electronic Control Board alarms.
  • Page 46: E52: Drum Motor Start Sensing Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes E52: Drum Motor Start Sensing Error Motor overheating, Laundry load too heavy, Low power supply, Motor or Wiring defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Check if the power supply is as per the product Provide required power supply and repeat the specification: (Voltage = 240 V (Electric), 120 V (Gas) diagnostic cycle to check for any further alarms.
  • Page 47 Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes NOTE For accessing the Motor, refer Motor Accessibility section.
  • Page 48: E53: Drum Motor Centrifugal Switch Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes E53: Drum Motor Centrifugal Switch Error Motor Centripetal Switch, Electronic Control Board defective, or Wiring defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Check if the wiring between Electronic Control Board Replace / Repair wiring and repeat the and Motor is proper.
  • Page 49: E61: Heater Relay Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes E61: Heater Relay Error Heater Relay stuck open or closed, Wiring defective. E63: Heater Short Error Heating Element or Electronic Control Board defective. E64: Heater Open Error Heating Element or Electronic Control Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 50: E65: Thermostat Open

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes E65: Thermostat Open High Vent restriction, High-Limit Thermostat defective or Inlet Thermal Limiter tripped. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Check the ventilation of Dryer. Is the ventilation clean? Clean the ventilation and repeat the diagnostic (See Fig.
  • Page 51: E67: Heater Sensing Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes E67: Heater Sensing Error Electronic Control Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Replace the Electronic Control Board and repeat the diagnostic cycle to check for any further alarms. E71: NTC 1 Error NTC 1 (Outlet Control Thermistor) open, Wiring or Electronic Control Board...
  • Page 52: E73: Ntc 2 Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes E73: NTC 2 Error NTC 2 (Inlet Control Thermistor) open, Wiring or Electronic Control Board defective. E74: NTC 2 Error NTC 2 (Inlet Control Thermistor) short, Wiring or Electronic Control Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted.
  • Page 53: E91: User Interface Communication Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes E91: User Interface Communication Error User Interface Board, Electronic Control Board or Wiring defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Replace / Repair the wiring and repeat the Check the wiring between Electronic Control Board diagnostic cycle to check for any further alarms.
  • Page 54: E94: Cycle Configuration Checksum Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes E94: Cycle Configuration Checksum Error Wrong configuration data loaded or Electronic control Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Check if correct Cycle Selector Board, User Interface Board and Electronic Control Board are installed. If not then replace the respective board and repeat the diagnostic cycle to check for any further alarms.
  • Page 55: Eh1: Power Supply Frequency Out Of Range

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes EH1: Power Supply Frequency Out of Range Power supply frequency out of configured range. EH2: Power Supply Amplitude Out of Range Line voltage too high or Electronic Control Board fault. EH3: Power Supply Amplitude Out of Range Line voltage too Low or Electronic Control Board fault.
  • Page 56: Ebd: Line Safe Relay Short Circuit Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes EBD: Line Safe Relay Short Circuit Error Electronic Control Board defective. Checks to perform: WARNING Check that all the connectors are correctly inserted. Replace Electronic Control Board and repeat the diagnostic cycle to check for any further alarms. EBE / EBF: Line Safe Error / Line Safe Sensing...
  • Page 57: Ef6: Safety Reset Error

    Troubleshooting Based on Alarm Codes Check for any foreign material restricting the passage Remove the foreign material and repeat the of air in the Vent. (See Fig. 1) diagnostic cycle to check for any further alarms. Check the wiring between Thermistor and Electronic Check / Replace the wiring and repeat the Control Board.

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