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Drying time knob broke

I was about to put my washing on to dry and as i turned the drying knob (think its part 1602413) it came off in my hand and the knob was broken. a bit of plastic has falled into the washer but i have the actual dial. Its just over 2 years old so not in warrenty. I was wondering if anyone knows if i buy the part if i can just slide it back on or do i need a repair man out to do it? am so useless when it comes to these things so really stuck :-(

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Re: Drying time knob broke - Hotpoint Aquarius WD63 Front Load Washer/Dryer Washing Machines

Well push it on..good luck

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Re: Drying time knob broke

You should be able to simply push the new knob right on the switch shaft. If part of the broken knob shaft is on the switch, remove it first before installing the new knob. If you see that the switch shaft is broken off, replace the switch as well. Hope this helps.

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