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Chas, Home Appliance Technician
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Good Morning!,
Please help me figure this one out! I own Frigidaire Affinity Front Load model ATF6000ESI, Two weeks ago I had an error code E56, high motor current, went through the test, motor ohmed out, replace speed control board, Question is the speed control board part of the control board? I replaced the control board,with a suposidly new one and now I am getting trouble code E5E, communication problem between the control board and the speed control board, with reading test 11, leads me to answer my first question is yes, because it tells me to replace the speed control board if i have replace the control board. Question where is the speed control board?
Please help, my wife is about ready to kill me!
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Chas replied 3 years ago.

Hello from our service,

My name is Chas, I am so happy to help you today.
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What was the part number you replaced?



Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I ended up in the seven day free trial for the monthly thing and typed in my question twice,so I hope i am not going to get dinged twice,134591200, the nember on the part that matched the original ipower-one model4246-99-1

Expert:  Chas replied 3 years ago.
If you subscribed to the 7 day free trial then no will not be charged again. you can ask and acccept as many times as you like during that time. was the part defintely new that you got on EBAY?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Chas, It was listed as new and the guy emailed me a few days later and said his associate labeled it wrong and it had been opened and put in a machine and the motor was the issue, I had originally bid $75 and could buy it now for $95 and did, I agreed to try the part and the guy sent it with a $20 check and I stated that if it did not work he needed to refund me fully. Do you think I got a bad control panel, is the speed control part of the control panel?

Expert:  Chas replied 3 years ago.
Do you get the old error again if you put the old board back in?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I have not mad it to that step, I can do it in a twenty minutes, I am betting I will, I will let you know asap

Expert:  Chas replied 3 years ago.
okay, that sounds good
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Chas, yes changing to the original control board I get the E56 code once again, just a side note when going throught the tests the pump does not sound the greatest. I have to get ready and go to work, I can check the mail in about twenty minutes then I am out til five or so.Thank you, Leo

Expert:  Chas replied 3 years ago.
I would say they sent you a bad board they sent you, since it was showing a communication error with this new board they sent...

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Please answer my question, which is, is the speed control board part of the control board unit? Just for my developing brain. Thank you, I will have to see what I can do about getting another control panel, do you have any sorces for cheap parts you could recommend.

Expert:  Chas replied 3 years ago.
The speed control is the part you replaced, not the control panel.
Expert:  Chas replied 3 years ago.
I noticed that your question is still open, is there anything else I can do for you on your problem?