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Dryer works. knob has to have pressure constantly applied

Everything works, Timed and Accu Sensor Drying. However the Timer knob has to have pressure applied in a very specific manner in order to remain on.

I found the link to the parts manual but am a bit unsure what would be the best shot to replace for this issue

http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Repair%20Part%20List%20-%208180432.pdf

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.just replace the knob.

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