Is your Electrolux washing machine not powering up? If so, you’ve come to the right place; this detailed guide explains the causes of this issue and gives you steps on how to resolve them…
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Electrolux Washing Machine Not Powering Up — Solved
Is your Electrolux washing machine powering up? If so, here are the issues you should look for…
1. Power Outlet Is Turned Off
An Electrolux washing machine not powering up is most likely the result of a turned-off power outlet. Ensure that your washing machine’s outlet is turned on before trying to run any cycles. If the machine still doesn’t turn on even when the outlet is on, it could indicate that the outlet is damaged.
To test the power outlet, disconnect your washing machine and try plugging another appliance in. If the second appliance also doesn’t work, it indicates that the outlet has failed. To fix this issue, we recommend contacting an electrician.
2. Circuit Breaker
Another thing that can cause your washing machine not to turn on is a tripped circuit breaker. Check your washer’s breaker to ensure it hasn’t tripped.
3. Power Cord Is Burnt
If the methods above didn’t resolve the issue, the next thing you should do is check to ensure that the power cord isn’t burnt. If you notice any damage to the power cord, you’ll need to replace it. Read this article to learn how to do this.
4. Burnt Motor Assembly
The drive motor assembly is mounted at the bottom of the tub. If this motor gets damaged or burnt, the tub will not be able to spin. For detailed steps on how to replace your Electrolux washing machine drive motor, read this article.
5. Failed Control Board
Another thing that could prevent your Electrolux washing machine from powering up is a control board error. If one of the connectors isn’t properly plugged into the board, the machine won’t work properly. Here are the steps you’ll need to take to fix this issue…
Step 1. Ensure that your washing machine is disconnected from the outlet before starting this procedure in order to prevent any chances of electrocution.
Step 2. Use a Philips screwdriver to loosen the nuts at the back of the cabinet securing the top panel. Slide the top panel backwards about an inch or so, then lift it off the machine.
Step 3. Pry the cap off the main control board mounted on the cabinet. Inspect all the wire connectors attached to the control board and ensure that they are properly connected.
Step 4. Snap the cap back onto the main control board. Place the top panel back on the machine, then apply the three screws at the back using your Philips screwdriver.
Step 5. Plug your washing machine back into the power outlet, then ensure that the problem has been fixed by running a cycle.
If your washing machine still doesn’t have power, it indicates that the board is burnt. You’ll need to replace it to fix this issue. For steps on how to replace control board in your Electrolux washing machine, read this article.
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Electrolux Washing Machine Dryer Not Powering Up — How To Fix
Is your Electrolux Washing machine dryer not powering up? It could be that the outlet duct thermal fuse is damaged. Here are the steps you’ll need to take to replace this part…
Step 1. Make sure to unplug your dryer from the power outlet before starting this repair in order to prevent electrical damage.
Step 2. With a Philips screwdriver, loosen the three nuts at the back of the machine securing the top panel.
Step 3. Slide the top panel backwards about a few inches, then lift it off the appliance. Loosen the screws on each top corner of the control panel.
Step 4. Pry the control panel off the front of the cabinet (use a flat-blade screwdriver if needed). Disconnect the wire harness from the terminal on the control panel.
Step 5. Set the control panel aside. Open the door of the dryer and use your screwdriver to loosen the screws holding the lint filter housing cover.
Step 6. Tip the washing machine backwards carefully, then place a support underneath the front panel.
Step 7. Use your screwdriver to loosen the two bolts at the bottom of the front panel. Carefully take the support out from underneath the appliance, then set the machine on its feet.
Step 8. Use your Philips screwdriver to take out the two screws at the top of the front panel.
Step 9. Pull the front panel upwards and lift it off the cabinet. Unplug the door lock wire connector from the front panel, then set the panel aside.
Step 10. Disconnect the user control board wire and drum light wire from terminals on the main control board.
Step 11. Use your Philips screwdriver to loosen the screws holding the main control board support bracket to the front bulkhead.
Step 12. Move the control board bracket out of place and support it. With your Philips screwdriver, loosen the screws at the bottom of the front bulkhead.
Step 13. Pull the front bulkhead upwards and lift it off the cabinet. Reach under the machine’s drum and take the drive belt off the pulley wheels.
Step 14. lift the drive belt and drum assembly and lift it out of the cabinet. Unplug the wire connectors attached to the thermal fuse on the heating duct (if needed, use needle-nosed pliers).
Step 15. With your Philips screwdriver, loosen the nuts holding the thermal fuse to the heating duct. Pull the thermal fuse off and discard it.
Step 16. Take your new outlet duct fuse out of its packaging. Mount the fuse on the outlet duct, then apply the screws to secure it.
Step 17. Plug the wire connectors into the terminals on the new fuse. Lift the drum assembly and guide it back into the cabinet.
Step 18. Reach under the drum and loop the drive belt around the idler pulley and motor shaft in a zig-zag pattern.
Step 19. Lift the front bulkhead and remount it on the cabinet. Use your Philips screwdriver to apply the screws at the bottom of the bulkhead.
Step 20. Reattach the main control board’s support bracket to the front bulkhead, then apply the screws to secure it.
Step 21. Plug the drum light wire connector and user interface wire connector to their appropriate terminals on the main control board.
Step 22. Plug the door lock wire connector back in. Lift the front panel and remount it on the cabinet.
Step 23. Tilt the dryer backwards and get someone to help you support it. Use your Philips screwdriver to apply the screws at the bottom.
Step 24. Set the washing machine upright, then apply the two screws at the top of the front panel.
Step 25. Open the door of the dryer, then apply the screws on the front panel to secure the lint filter housing cover.
Step 26. Plug the wire harness into the terminal on the control panel. Snap the control panel onto the machine, then apply the two screws at the top corners with your Philips screwdriver.
Step 27. Slide the top panel onto the cabinet, then secure it by applying the three bolts at the back.
Step 28. Reconnect the dryer to the outlet, then try running a spin cycle to make sure everything works properly.