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The timer knob snapped off so i bought a new one,i have fitted it but now my washer doesnt spin are the two connected. thank you

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Make sure you have not pressed spin off button.

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Most washing machine timers are digital or mechanical. The timer controls most of the operations of the washer: water level, tub filling and emptying, length of cycles, and cycle setting sequences. For this reason, any repairs to the timer should be made by a professional service person. However, there are a couple of checks you can make when you suspect the timer is faulty -- you may be able to install a new timer yourself.

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