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Knob has crack in stem connecting to the metal shaft in the dryer which turns on the dryer. Frigidare model no GLEQ332AS Part no KIP2210

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SOURCE: the knob stem that for the turn on knob broke

Hello keppoet,
Since you only provided a brand and not a model number, I cannot track down the exact control knob that you require but here is a link to a website that you can use to get that part yourself. If this fails to provide the right info, please include the model number with the GE Brand next time..
Hope this helps you.. Here is the link http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/smartsearch.aspx
Regards,
Rick

Posted on Nov 24, 2008

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You will want to take out the screws on the back of the dryer behind the control panel. Once off you will see all the wires and such connecting to the timer and the knobs. Make sure you disconnect the power first before digging in in there. When you find the spot that your knob goes take that control part off and place your knob in. Once you have the back off you will see how it goes on. If you have any other questions feel free to ask me and please let me know if this was helpful to you. Good luck and glad I could help.

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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The timer needs replacement.
Visit Repairclinic.com and type in your full model number, and all the parts available will list.

If you own a phillips screwdriver, you can replace it in under an hour.

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My oven wont turn off from the knob it keeps turning


You didn't say whether you have a gas or electric oven, or oven & stove. I'll assume you have a stove, just to cover all bases.

First, you should shut down the oven: a gas stove will have a valve on the gas line behind the stove. The valve will either have a red handle or a flat stem that usually has a hole in it. Turn either valve 1/4 turn to shut off gas, use a wrench on the flat stem. An electric stove should be shut off by flipping off the double circuit breaker for it in your electric panel. Do not unplug an electric stove when it is on; this can damage the plug &/or electrocute you.

Most likely the inside of the knob has stripped out. Look at the knob for a hole that has a setscrew in it: a small allen wrench or screwdriver will loosen the setscrew, most knobs don't have them and will pull off. Be careful to use even pressure on two sides of the knob; if you can't pull it off, use two butter knives or flat screw drivers to pry it up enough to get a grip on it.

Look at the center stem on the back of the knob, it will likely be cracked or stripped. Some stems have a D-shaped metal insert that strips out inside the plastic stem. If you have one, pull off a burner knob and compare the stems in the back, if they are the same size, put the burner knob on the shaft for the oven control, and use that knob to turn the oven control off.

If the burner knob won't fit, use your fingers or a pair of pliers (gently) to turn off the oven control shaft. If the shaft stops normally, you can turn the stove back on using either the gas valve or the circuit breaker. If you have a gas stove that doesn't have electric ignition (a clicking noise when you turn on a burner) you may need to re-light the pilots for the burners. Lift the covers off the burners to re-light the pilots.

If you have succeeded in turning off the oven, you need a new knob -- you can get one at an appliance parts store or maybe a hardware store. If the oven control did not turn off normally, I would leave the oven/stove turned off: the control itself will need to be replaced by a qualified repair person.

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The knob on the right just turns (no clicking) so it does not seem to be selecting a time. now dryer wont start.


Check your timer knob. On these GE dryers I have found a lot of times the knob cracks where the stem of the timer goes in and the resistance of the timer will make ti slip internally rather than turning the knob. If the knob appears to be ok, then I would say you definitely have a bad timer on your hands.
Timer is part number WE4M271 and runs around $100 from marcone's
Knob is
WE1M654 and is around 18$

Good ;uck with this!!

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My timer is not working. the turner is turning to loose. it does not click while turning. the start button does not begin.


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I bought a frigidaire dryer knob to replace the broken one. But how do I get the knob on without hammering it and cracking the knob and stem? the stem on my frigidaire dryer is broken - i have the knob...


You will want to take out the screws on the back of the dryer behind the control panel. Once off you will see all the wires and such connecting to the timer and the knobs. Make sure you disconnect the power first before digging in in there. When you find the spot that your knob goes take that control part off and place your knob in. Once you have the back off you will see how it goes on. If you have any other questions feel free to ask me and please let me know if this was helpful to you. Good luck and glad I could help.

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The knob stem that for the turn on knob broke


Hello keppoet,
Since you only provided a brand and not a model number, I cannot track down the exact control knob that you require but here is a link to a website that you can use to get that part yourself. If this fails to provide the right info, please include the model number with the GE Brand next time..
Hope this helps you.. Here is the link http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/smartsearch.aspx
Regards,
Rick

Nov 24, 2008 | Dryers

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