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I have just moved to a new house brought my refrigerator

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I have just moved to a new house brought my refrigerator with me. It's a frigidaire gallery . The read out on the front is stuck reading sy ef . Not sure what this is. Help
JA: I'll do all I can to help. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so we can help you best.
Customer: Water is not hooked up to it and I brought it in yesterday and plugged it in all was fine came home tonight and this is what I find. Seems to be cooling but not sure for how long.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Phil replied 5 months ago.
Hello, if its not down to temperature yet the sy ef (system efficiency) code will most likely go away in a few hours... moving it, if it had been laid on its side dislocates the refrigerant temporarily... it will generally self correct. If you rate my answer here positively, I will be able to hold the question open for you without any time limit for any follow up you might need.