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Timer kenmore elite 110.20952992

Machine starts the wash but timer does not move I have to manually move dail to spin then rinse ect.

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Its needs the timer if it doesnt have the small white piggy back timer motor

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You said, Each portion of the wash/rinse/spin cycle work correctly, but you have to manually move the timer to each cycle.

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How old is the appliance?

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