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Large knob broke

Me again. The large knob that sets the drying mode and the drying time seems to have broken. Do I have to take the top of the dryer off to fix this? Is this something I can fix being half handy and having the tools?

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  • ksklong Feb 03, 2009

    no, it seems the motor mechanism inside the dryer broke. The shaft now is wobbly and doesn't turn correctly.

  • ksklong Feb 03, 2009

    How do I remove the lid? It seems to be easier to remove the back than the lid. I noticed two notches in the front but not sure if they are useful/ Thanks.

  • ksklong Feb 04, 2009

    Got it. Had a hard time pushing and pulling the front of the top up. Also, I only had two screws on the back hinges so I kept looking for two more. Any idea where I get the new timer unit?

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Just push in and turn counterclockwise...now the shaft of timer did not break,,,???

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    onthethejob1 Feb 03, 2009

    ok unplug unit remove lid...now you should see the back of timer...the screws for timer are in front...you have to dislog knod and pull that dail straight out..keep me posted

  • onthethejob1
    onthethejob1 Feb 03, 2009

    remove the for screws on back and top and slide forward...

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    onthethejob1 Feb 04, 2009

    ok now we have to do our homework,,everyone is trying to make a buck ,,so you have to shop around for best price ok,,,but im going to give you a start...appliancepro.com...apwagner. com...searspartsdirect.com....good luck

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