Dryer overheating and had heat when none was selected

ApplianceFrigidaire Dryer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers

Bernard From Madison, IN

Nov 05, 2013

Unplug dryer, Remove the two screws in the top panel on back of the dryer, remove top, unplug wiring harness between control panel and dryer, remove the for screws that hold the control panel to the face of the dryer. Remove control panel unit. Place the unit on the table and remove the screw that hold it together, pry tabs of the unit open to remove circuit board, remove digital readout and transfer to new control unit, pull out light emitters and transfer to new control unit, change out dial and stem from old unit and place in new unit. Snap new unit together and replace screws in the back side. Reinstall control unit reversing removal steps. Plug in harness and replace top. Plug in dryer. First test by selecting the no heat option. Turn on dryer, if no het is present and everything works, stop and select heat cycle and test. All is good!

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Control Board with Housing

Part Number: PS1145940

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