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Broken knob The main knob on the right broke while being turned. It sounds like a broken spring. It turns but not properly and can be moved side to side. Does the front panel come off and can I do this myself?

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  • ksklong Feb 03, 2009

    It is the knob on the far right that sets the time and the dryer mode, the larger knob of the three.

  • ksklong Feb 03, 2009

    Am i replacing the entire unit?

  • ksklong Feb 03, 2009

    how do I remove the lid?

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You can take it off, but unplug first. Does this knob control the heat or turns it on? If it turns it on, this is a contact switch and can be replaced at a fairly low cost and you can do it yourself. Just match wire for wire. It sounds like it has come loose from the frame.

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  • Bill Dickerson
    Bill Dickerson Feb 03, 2009

    This should be pretty easy to do. 15-30 minutes.

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    Bill Dickerson Feb 04, 2009

    You will not be replacing the whole unit. That knob is separate from the other 2. The lid comes off I believe on your unit by going in through the back. You should see some screws that attach it to the rest of the body. Most GE and Frigidaire products dissasemble the same. They have it neatly packaged and easy to get to for repairs. That is why we have stuck with them for nearly 30 years. They provide good service and are pretty reliable. Let me know when you get it fixed.

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