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Broken Knob for fan control

The knob broke and we had been using a pair of pliers to turn the knob post, but now that broke. We need to take the front plastic molding off to see if we can repair the broken knob/post ourselves. Any suggestions?

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Once you take off the front housing, the switch itself shoud be easy to remove and replace...sometimes, a used appliance store/repair office can get a suitable replacement part. Trick is to mark the wires as you remove them from the switch and take hte switch with you while you go part hunting. Also would help to have model and serial number (and brand name) noted to take along. Papdaddy

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