Question about Frigidaire Affinity ATF6000ES 3.5 Cu. Ft. I.E.C. Front Loading Washer

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Affinity Washer: Will only display 56...Pau, Err on any button

My Frigidaire Affinity Front Load washer is stuck... it constantly says "56" on the front screen, then every few seconds it switches to "Pau", and then about a second later, switches back to "56" again. Any button that I push, it beeps three times while displaying "Err". Does anyone know what this means, or if there is some way to reset it? The roll wheel just doesn't do anything. I've tried unplugging it for several minutes, but when I plug it in again it just does the exact same thing. Any help out there?? Thanks! -mdb

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  • vudu Apr 03, 2008

    same problem, pau then 56, unplugging also does not mwork, please help.

  • jab2 May 11, 2008

    washer is stuck on 1:03 and pause, when i do anyhting it just says err. can you help?

  • amberdawn Jun 22, 2008

    our washer cuts itself on and off throughout cycles and sometimes does not cut on at all, if it is unplugged it sometimes corrects itself and other times it don't. I had this happen one time before and the repair man came out and reset the washing machine circuit board but it is happening again I was hoping someone new how to reset it to if this is going to be a frequent problem.

  • ross599 Jul 17, 2008

    same problem here



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This was exactly what was wrong with my washer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Stupid Easy Fix! I would recommend leaving it unplugged until you are ready to undo the plug for the door lock. This was a perfect solution!!

Posted on Dec 20, 2009


PAU/42 after power outage. Used a phillips screwdriver and took off the top panel (two screws in rear on top, slide back the top). Took out the screws on the front panel (about 5 screws, 2 in soap despenser). Carefully popped off front cover to expose wiring going into the control panel. Found the plug with the front door latch (red/white/black) wires (I think it was the third connector from the right). With the unit on and in PAU mode, door closed, I unplugged the connector and heard a pop (door lock), plugged it back in and the wash resumed when I pushed start. I think the door lock mechanism got stuck or otherwise not fully enganged or disengaged. By manually deactivatingand re-activating it cleared the problem. Took about 10 minutes to do. Be careful though, you could get shock if not careful.

Posted on Oct 06, 2008


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