How to change the display card pcb on a washing machine

  1. Washing Machine
    How to change the display card pcb on a washing machine
  2. Safety first remove plug from the mains socket
    Safety First
  3. Tools required are a phillips screwdriver
    Phillips screwdriver
  4. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the 2 retaining screws securing the lid
    AIB16 Lid removal 1
  5. Give the lid a firm push backwards to disengage it
    AIB16 Lid removal 2
  6. Remove the lid
    AIB16 Lid removal 3
  7. Using the phillips screwdriver remove 2 screws attaching console to dispenser
    AIB 16 Console removal 1
  8. Using the phillips screwdriver remove a screw attaching console to side casing
    AIB 16 Console removal 2
  9. Using the phillips screwdriver remove a screw attaching console to side casing
    AIB 16 Console removal 3
  10. From inside release 2 clips attaching console to front casing
    AIB 16 Console removal 3a
  11. Remove the console from the front casing
    AIB 16 Console removal 4
  12. Locate the PCB display card on the console
    AIB 16 display card removal 1 
  13. Make a note of the wires (a photograph is useful) and remove them
    AIB 16 display card removal 2
  14. Remove 3 retaining screws securing the PCB display card & remove it
    AIB 16 display card removal 3
  15. PCB display card removed
    AIB 16 display card removal 4
  16. Take the new display card from its package ensuring its correct for appliance
    Printed Circuit Board
  17. Faults in PCBs are generally caused by faults elsewhere in the appliance
    These faults should be corrected first to prevent further damage to new PCBs
    The installation of PCBs should be carried out by a qualified electrician
    Manufacturers will not guarantee PCBs not fitted by a qualified electrician
  18. Fit the new PCB display card securing with 3 retaining screws
    AIB 16 display card removal 3
  19. Replace the wires
    AIB 16 display card removal 2
  20. Wires replaced
    AIB 16 display card removal 1
  21. Refit the console to the front casing push down so it clicks into place
    AIB 16 Console removal 4
  22. Using the phillips screwdriver replace a screw attaching console to side casing
    AIB 16 Console removal 3
  23. Using the phillips screwdriver replace a screw attaching console to side casing
    AIB 16 Console removal 2
  24. Using the phillips screwdriver replace 2 screws attaching console to dispenser
    AIB 16 Console removal 1
  25. Replace the lid
    AIB16 Lid removal 3
  26. Give the lid a firm push forwards to engage it
    AIB16 Lid replacement
  27. Give the lid a firm push forwards to engage it
    AIB16 Lid removal 1

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Disclaimer: The information provided has been prepared as a guide only and the steps taken are likely to vary for different appliance models. We strongly recommend using a qualified engineer to undertake major repairs and fault finding.

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