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Washer would not stop

When I load & starts the washer (white or color), the washer rotating timer would & washer to continues rotate & would not stop. Most of the time it stops when its about to rinse. I would manually move the time forward little by little to finish rinse & spin. Tried dropping a little oil, but problem persists. 1 time I left it & thinking it would stop anyway. It was still running after 3 hrs when I came back.

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Re: Washer would not stop

Danby parts department: 18000-496-6049
i found the timer for this model: DTT420
timer part # 420.4.05

can be bought for cheap at or

----china part #-
120V 3A AC 2008y10M

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Re: Washer would not stop

There is a little motor that drive the timer and thats the problem, maybe you can find some tech to change the motor only, but if not, you may change the timer, any way is better to chage the timer for a new one...good luck

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OK, so where do you get a timer from?

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