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Samsung dryer display not working

Common reasons your Samsung dryer display is not working

The most common reasons your Samsung dryer display is not working are a defective electronic control board, defective power supply board or an inoperative user interface control.

  • 52%

    52% of the time it's the
    Electronic Control Board

  • 21%

    21% of the time it's the
    Power Supply Board

  • 16%

    16% of the time it's the
    User Interface Control

  • 11%

    11% of the time it's the
    Something else

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    Most common repairs needed to fix a Samsung dryer

    Electronic Control Board Replacement

    When your dryer display is not working, a defective electronic control board could be preventing the control panel from powering up. Wires connect the user interface control board in the control panel to the electronic control board inside the dryer. When a defective electronic control board fails to send power and proper signals to the user interface control and control panel, the dryer won’t turn on. When your dryer is completely dead, have a Sears Home Services Technician visit your home and fix the problem.


    Power Supply Board Replacement

    When the display is not working on your dryer, a defective power supply board may need replacing. The power supply board distributes electrical current from the dryer power cord to the electronic control board and other components in the dryer. When the power supply board doesn’t send power to the electronic control board or the control panel, the dryer won’t power up. When your dryer is completely dead, have a Sears Home Services Technician visit your home and check the dryer. The technician will replace the power supply board if it’s defective.

    User Interface Control Replacement

    When the dryer control panel display is not working, an inoperative user interface control could be causing the failure. The user interface control sends power and signals to the control panel to operate the display and indicator lights. When the control panel is completely dead, have a Sears Home Services Repair Expert visit your home and check the dryer. The technician will replace the user interface control if it’s defective.

    What to expect when you experience a Samsung dryer display not working issue

    How is the display not working problem fixed?

    Correcting most display not working problems usually involves replacing the electronic control board, power supply board or user interface control. However, there are many potential causes, so a thorough diagnosis is key to fixing the problem. An accurate diagnosis is essential to understanding how much the repair will be.

    Sears Home Services recommendations for a dryer display that is not working

    When the dryer display is not working it can be for many reasons. To avoid replacing unneeded parts we recommend having a Sears Home Services professional perform diagnostic tests to identify the root cause of the problem. Our technicians are experienced at diagnosing all types of dryer failures.

    What to look out for with a dryer display not working diagnosis

    Diagnosing modern appliances without proper knowledge and training can be difficult. Without using proper diagnostic techniques, fixing your dryer problem will only be achieved through changing parts on a hunch. Appliances, especially in the last 10 years, have become extremely advanced, and many models have electronic parts that are difficult to test. DIY repairs on the latest appliance models are becoming increasingly difficult.

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