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Removing the busted dial

Beekay, thanks for this helpful suggestion. the washer is cleared out now, but I haven't been able to get the dial off. Presumably, I should grip it with pliers and pull back, but moderate force doesn't budge it. Is there a better way? Thanks. (And any suggestion as to where one might get a new dial? This washer was bought at Home Depot - do they carry parts?)

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Re: Removing the busted dial

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Fix It Right's solution is right on the money. If you cannot pull the knob off, there has to be a retainer behind the knob.
Home Depot most likely does not stock the part. Look in the yellow pages for a local appliance parts store. MAKE SURE you have the Model # and Serial # written down. If you have a GE, there should be 4 screws on the top of the control panel. You may have to remove the screws to get to the retainer.

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Re: Removing the busted dial

If it is the timer dial just pull the heck out of it but some have a clip on the backside of the dial itself remove this pin and it will come off in your hand you can contact Ge aor repair or even a local appliance dealer ( Used or parts dealer) in your area can order it for ya

Posted on Dec 22, 2007

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