July 4th, 2012, 04:59 PM
HELP! Vent Open on All Cycles and Closed During Dry Cycle
Control board fried due to moisture getting in to the control board causing it to short out. Replaced it and now the vent is open during every cycle and closed during the dry cycle. I also changed the vent switch, blower and vent gasket and the same problem continues. Changed the new control board as well. When I run the service test the following is the result: 07 - Sensing/Washing lights on, 06 - Sensing/Washing lights on, 05 - Washing light on, 04 - Washing light on, 03 - Washing light on, 02 - Washing light on, 01 - Washing light on, 01 - Dry light on, Blank - Dry light on, Test Complete - Rinsing/Clean lights on. Also, during wash cycle the rinse light does not appear to ever light up. Help would be greatly appeciated!!
July 4th, 2012, 08:05 PM
Thats very odd, you've changed all the parts that relate to that vent, so I'm stumped as well.
You'll need to get Frigidaire out to see whats going on.
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July 5th, 2012, 04:51 AM
Replaced it and now the vent is open during every cycle and closed during the dry cycle.
Standard Dry Air Flow
When the control advances to the “dry” portion of the cycle, a linear actuator retracts a valve, which opens a vent path through the console into the kitchen.This venting method eliminates discharging heated moisture into the motor compartment. The heated, moist air leaving the dishwasher through the console vent causes drier air to be drawn into the unit by way of intake vents located at the bottom of the door.
Kinda -sounds- like something is mis-wired or wired backwards.....would be best to double check all connections as per the wire diagram that comes with the unit.
July 5th, 2012, 08:08 AM
Thanks for your replies. I checked and double checked the wiring and compared it to the wiring diagram and everything is indeed wired correctly. In fact, the connectors only fit one way. However, how do determine the numbered position for the individual wires on a module connector compared to the wiring diagram (see attached photo - where is 1 on this)? Perhaps the replacement board was manufactured improperly. But if that was the case I am sure I wouldn't be the only one with this problem. I also switched the wires on the vent switch and the problem still occurred.
July 5th, 2012, 07:01 PM
You mean the 4 wires on the bottom of the pic?
July 5th, 2012, 08:55 PM
No. If you look at my picture the board is upside down compared to your picture. The two module connectors are what I am wondering about. In your picture the recepticles are next to the transformer. If we use your photo would number one start at the top?
July 6th, 2012, 05:20 AM
Numbering appears to be on the wire diagram...
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