LG Washer Main Control Board Replacement #EBR64144920

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This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the main control board on Kenmore front loading washing machines with model prefix 796 and LG front loading washing machines. The most common reasons for replacing the main board are if none of the buttons or switches are responding or if the washer won’t start and other more commonly defective parts are not at fault.

All of the information in this main board replacement video is applicable to the following brands: LG, Kenmore
Tools used: screwdriver, snap ring pliers

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the screws at the rear of the main top.
3
Now slide the main top back approximately one inch then lift up to remove.
4
Next, pull the inlet hoses free from the slots on the steam generator and remove the screws securing the crossbar.
5
Slide the steam generator out of the slots in the frame and move the crossbar and generator out of the way.
6
Your next step is to remove the mounting screw securing the pressure switch.
7
Pull the switch free from the control board cover and detach the tube from the retaining clip.
8
Now use pliers to release all five of the control board wire harness retaining clips.
9
Remove the mounting screw securing the control board assembly.
10
Slide the assembly tabs out of the slots in the rear cabinet and lift the assembly out.
11
Release the locking tabs securing the control board cover. You’re now ready to install the new main control board.
12
Note the locations of the 13 wire harnesses and transfer them from the old component to the new one.
13
With all the wires attached, snap the old cover onto the new control board assembly.
14
Position the assembly by inserting the tabs into the rear cabinet and sliding it into place.
15
Secure the mounting screw.
16
Remove the screws securing the real panel and pull the panel up and out.
17
This will allow you to snap in all five of the wire harness retaining clips.
18
Slide the rear panel back into position and secure the screws.
19
Secure the pressure switch tube in the retaining clip and align the switch on the control board cover.
20
Secure it with the mounting screw.
21
Now insert the tabs on the steam generator into the slots in the frame.
22
Align the crossbar and secure it with the screws.
23
Insert the inlet hoses into the slots on the generator. align the main top slide it forward into place. and secure the screws at the rear.
24
You’re now ready to plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step instructions for replacing the main control board on Kenmore front loading washing machines with model prefix 796 and LG front loading washing machines. The most common reasons for replacing the main board are if none of the buttons or switches are responding or if the washer won’t start and other more commonly defective parts are not at fault.

All of the information in this main board replacement video is applicable to the following brands: LG, Kenmore
Tools used: screwdriver, snap ring pliers
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, be sure you unplug the appliance before beginning.
2
Your first step is to remove the screws at the rear of the main top.
3
Now slide the main top back approximately one inch then lift up to remove.
4
Next, pull the inlet hoses free from the slots on the steam generator and remove the screws securing the crossbar.
5
Slide the steam generator out of the slots in the frame and move the crossbar and generator out of the way.
6
Your next step is to remove the mounting screw securing the pressure switch.
7
Pull the switch free from the control board cover and detach the tube from the retaining clip.
8
Now use pliers to release all five of the control board wire harness retaining clips.
9
Remove the mounting screw securing the control board assembly.
10
Slide the assembly tabs out of the slots in the rear cabinet and lift the assembly out.
11
Release the locking tabs securing the control board cover. You’re now ready to install the new main control board.
12
Note the locations of the 13 wire harnesses and transfer them from the old component to the new one.
13
With all the wires attached, snap the old cover onto the new control board assembly.
14
Position the assembly by inserting the tabs into the rear cabinet and sliding it into place.
15
Secure the mounting screw.
16
Remove the screws securing the real panel and pull the panel up and out.
17
This will allow you to snap in all five of the wire harness retaining clips.
18
Slide the rear panel back into position and secure the screws.
19
Secure the pressure switch tube in the retaining clip and align the switch on the control board cover.
20
Secure it with the mounting screw.
21
Now insert the tabs on the steam generator into the slots in the frame.
22
Align the crossbar and secure it with the screws.
23
Insert the inlet hoses into the slots on the generator. align the main top slide it forward into place. and secure the screws at the rear.
24
You’re now ready to plug the appliance back in to make sure it’s functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Parts Needed
Recommended Tools and Accessories
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$8.99
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$10.59
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$22.12
Total$0.00

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