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How do I replace a Motor Control Board in a Front-Load Washer?

Follow these steps to fix your issue:

  1. Shut off the electricity.

    Plug the wall outlet into the power cord. Gloves are used to protect hands. Someone may be able to help you move the washer away from the wall.

  2. Remove the rear access panel.

    To remove the screws from the rear access panel, use a #2 square bit screwdriver. Remove the rear panel from the washer.

  3. Remove the motor control board.

    The screw that secures the green ground wire for the motor control board should be removed. The motor control board is secured to the base of the washer by a screw. The motor control board needs to be secured to the washer frame with screws. The wire harness connections need to be disconnected. The motor control board should be put away in the washer. The locking tabs on the wire harness connections can be loosened with a slot screwdriver.

  4. Install the new motor control board.

    The wires are connected to the motor control board. The motor control board can be moved to the base of the washer. The green ground wire must be connected to the washer's base.

  5. Reinstall the rear access panel.

    Attach the rear access panel to the back of the washer.

  6. Restore the power.

    The electrical outlet should be plugged into the washer. The washer must be returned to its original location.

Time required: 30 minutes.

You would need the following tools: slot screwdriver, towel, work gloves.

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