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137237100 Kenmore Dryer Main Control Board
The 137237100 Kenmore Dryer Control Board is a critical component of Kenmore dryers. It controls various functions of the dryer, such as the motor and heating elements, and ensures they operate correctly.
However, if the control board malfunctions, it can cause issues such as inaccurate temperature readings, failure to start, and intermittent operation.
- Part Number: 137237100
- Replacement Part Numbers: PS3492742, AP5176911, 1864107, EAP3492742
- Part Types: Dryer Electronic Main Control Board
- Compatible Brands: Kenmore, Frigidaire
- Compatible Model Numbers: Please check the model numbers listed below.
- Price: Please check the updated price below.
The functions of the 137237100 Kenmore Dryer Control Board may include:
- Controlling the dryer’s temperature settings
- Regulating the drum rotation speed and duration of each cycle
- Monitoring the dryer’s various sensors to ensure proper operation and safety
- Providing diagnostic information to help identify any issues with the dryer
- Displaying the dryer’s status and cycle progress on the control panel
- Allowing the user to select and customize various cycle options and settings
- Activating and deactivating various features of the dryer, such as the wrinkle prevention cycle or end-of-cycle signal
- Providing power to the dryer’s various components, such as the motor, heating element, and sensors
- Responding to user input from the control panel to execute the selected cycle and options.
It’s important to note that the specific functions of a control board may vary depending on the model and manufacturer.
Some common problems that can occur with the 137237100 Kenmore Dryer Control Board are:
- Failure to start: The control board may fail to send power to the dryer’s motor or heating elements, preventing it from starting.
- Inaccurate temperature readings: The temperature sensors on the control board may malfunction, causing the dryer to overheat or underheat.
- Faulty display: The digital display on the control board may fail to show the correct information or become completely unreadable.
- Control board failure: The control board itself may become damaged or fail due to power surges, electrical issues, or other problems.
- Intermittent operation: The control board may function properly for a while and then suddenly stop working or display erratic behavior.
- Error codes: The control board may display error codes that can help diagnose specific problems with the dryer, such as a faulty sensor or motor.
Here is a general Kenmore dryer troubleshooting guide:
- Check the power source: Ensure the dryer is properly plugged in and that the circuit breaker hasn’t tripped. Also, make sure the outlet is providing the correct voltage.
- Check the door switch: The dryer won’t start if the door switch is faulty. Test it for continuity using a multimeter.
- Check the thermal fuse: The thermal fuse is a safety device that shuts off the dryer if it overheats. Test it for continuity using a multimeter.
- Check the timer: If the timer isn’t working, the dryer won’t start or won’t stop when it should. Test it for continuity using a multimeter.
- Check the drive belt: If the drive belt is broken, the dryer drum won’t rotate. Inspect it for signs of wear and replace it if necessary.
- Check the drum rollers: Worn or damaged drum rollers can cause a loud banging noise. Inspect them for signs of wear and replace them if necessary.
- Check the idler pulley: The idler pulley keeps tension on the drive belt. Inspect it for signs of wear and replace it if necessary.
- Check the heating element: If the dryer isn’t heating, the heating element may be faulty. Test it for continuity using a multimeter.
- Check the thermostat: The thermostat regulates the dryer’s temperature. Test it for continuity using a multimeter.
- Check for clogs: Lint buildup in the dryer’s venting system can cause the dryer to overheat or not dry clothes properly. Clean the venting system and lint trap regularly.
Note that this is a general guide, and specific troubleshooting steps may vary depending on the model of Kenmore dryer you have. Be sure to consult the owner’s manual or contact a professional for assistance if needed.
This part is compatible with brands and models listed below. (Use Ctrl+F to find your model number.)
- Kenmore 41781100000 Dryer
- Kenmore 41781100002 Dryer
- Kenmore 41781100003 Dryer
- Kenmore 41781101000 Dryer
- Kenmore 41781102000 Dryer
- Kenmore 41781102002 Dryer
- Kenmore 41781102003 Dryer
- Kenmore 41791100000 Dryer
- Kenmore 41791100002 Dryer
- Kenmore 41791100003 Dryer
- Kenmore 41791101000 Dryer
- Kenmore 41791102000 Dryer
- Kenmore 41791102002 Dryer
- Kenmore 41791102003 Dryer
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