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Control knob wont go on properly

I removed the control knob for the water heater but cant get it back on PROPERLY. please include detailed include detailed instructions or tips. thank you!

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  • Tim Cook Oct 02, 2011

    tried re assembling knob as directed but knob is very wobbly. No spring tension. Can you give a diagram or detailed instruction.

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Re-assemble the knob in the high range of the warm position, about 180 degrees from the "OFF" position. Install the long prong of the spring inwards (away from you as you look at the knob). That prong has to go in between the metal stop bar (again, about 180 degrees from "OFF") and a ridge on the inner knob. You should be able to reinstall everything while the spring is loose in this position. The only time you'll feel spring tension is if you rotate the knob counterclockwise towards "HOT". You won't feel any spring tension as you rotate the know clockwise back towards "OFF".

I figured it out after a fresh start in about 5 minutes.

Posted on Jul 15, 2010

  • Allan Hill Mar 30, 2012

    I normally can figure out most things but these instructions don't make sense, what position does the actual switch be in , Does the actual unit need to be in same position as the Knob for instance

  • Maria OCallaghan Jun 30, 2013

    Did you ever figure it out? We have tried and tried. Managed to get knob on, whilst it appears to be ok, the water temp now is only barelly warm. Take the knob off and it gets really hot turning the inner knob.

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