Question about Dryers

1 Answer

Removing Timer knob on Kenmore Electric dryer

How do I remove the timer knob on a Kenmore 110.86574110 dryer? It turns in both directions to set the cycle so does not appear to thread on, and it does not pull straight out. Is their a clip or something that I am not seeing?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 3,037 Answers

Normally, to remove the timer knob, simply push in on the timer knob and turn the knob counter clockwise. it should unscrew itself. If it does not, the shaft inside the timer has broken and the shaft simply free wheels so then you need to take a needle nose pliers to hold the shaft and then you can turn the knob or pull it off

Let me know if you have any further questions

Posted on Jun 04, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Dryer works but timer doesn't move. I just replaced it and still having the same problem.


Kenmore 400 6942 Dryer Heat timer - Questions - Fixya

www.fixya.com > Forum > Dryers > Kenmore > Kenmore 400 6942 Dryer
Kenmore 400 6942 Dryer, heat timer related issues. ... The timer doesn't work. ... the heat turns back on the timer stops,heat shuts off the timer will move again,if the ... not heating/timer knob not turning . the dryer works but is not heating and i ...

kenmore 400 doesn't heat, and timer doesn't move, but dryer ...

www.shopyourway.com > Manage My Life > Questions
I understand your Kenmore 400 Dryer doesn't heat up or the timer doesn't move, butit tumbles sometimes. I found the manual for your Kenmore Dryer in ...

Fixing an Electric Dryer that Doesn't Heat and the Timer ...

? 5:51
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mo_gw0p2CI
Jun 29, 2013 - Uploaded by SamuraiRepairman
Although electric dryers are the simplest appliance to work on, ....and now the dryer won't heat and the timer doesn't advance, butthe motor still runs? .... Diagose a Whirlpool or Kenmore Dryerthat Keeps Running, Wont Shut ...

Dec 21, 2015 | Kenmore 400 6942 Dryer

1 Answer

Whirlpool dryer model LEQ8858JQ0 - won't turn off by its self, just runs and runs no matter what cycle it is on.


You can perform some Whirlpool electric dryer timer troubleshooting to determine if the timer is faulty or if the cause is somewhere else within the dryer.
  1. Access the Timer
    • Unplug the Whirlpool dryer power cord from the dryer electrical outlet. The timer is inside the control panel on the top of the dryer. Pull the dryer away from the back wall so that the control console can be raised without hitting the wall.
      Remove the single screw on each end of the control console that secures the control console housing to the top of the dryer. Grab the sides of the control console and raise the front of the console up and toward the rear of the dryer. With the control console in the service position you will now be able to test the timer.
    Test the Timer
    • Locate the dryer timer inside the control console. It will be directly behind the dryer timer control knob. There are two wires that connect from the dryer to the dryer timer. Place a piece of masking tape on each wire and write on the tape what terminal each wire attaches. Use a pair of needle nose pliers to remove the wires from the terminal ends on the timer.
      Set the scale on a volt-ohm meter to the RX1 setting to measure the ohms of the timer. Place one probe to one terminal and the other probe to the remaining terminal. You should get a reading between 2,000 ohms and 3,000 ohms. If you do not get this reading, replace the timer.
    Replacing the Timer
    • Pull the control knob off of the timer shaft on the face of the control console. Remove the two screws that secure the timer to the inside of the control console. Pull the timer out and take the timer with you to an appliance repair facility. Compare the new timer to the old timer to make sure that the mounting screws match.
      Place the new timer inside the console and secure the timer with the two retaining screws. Attach the wires to the timer and remove the masking tape from the wires. Lower the control console and reattach the console to the top of the dryer with the retaining screws. Push the control knob back over the timer shaft. Push the dryer back against the wall and plug the power cord back into the electrical outlet.

Apr 18, 2011 | Whirlpool LEQ8000JQ Electric Dryer

1 Answer

I have a Kenmore washer model 110-20712991. the timer doesn't advance. Wherever I put it, it stays there and only does that functions, never advancing to the next position. Is there any test i can perform...


It does sound like a bad timer:

See the following: This is a Whirlpool / Kenmore Service Manual for top load, direct drive washers. It has testing instructions as well as directions for removing each of the two types of timers.

If your timer is the one with a knob that un-screws, use a thin needle nosed pliers to hold the shaft going thru the timer while you un-screw the knob.

https://secured.whirlpool.com/Service/SrvTechAdm.nsf/2cd44500d572193285256a45004fd9d6/f7e2147fa98b28cf85257122007475cb/$FILE/L-55.pdf

Oct 12, 2010 | Kenmore 24032\24036 Top Load Washer

1 Answer

My daughter's dryer comes on by itself ....came on last night at 1140 PM by itself...and ran by itself thru the night until 600 AM this morning. i'm thinking maybe the timing switch/mechnism is...


you are correct. The timer has to be turning on your dryer. You can change out the timer or have your daughter leave the door open to the dryer this will disconnect the power to the element and the motor. You can use the door permanently or just until you get a chance to replace the timer. When replacing the timer you will need to disconnect the power to the dryer. Then remove the back plate behind the timer and selector switches. This plate is held on with 5/16 hex screws. Then remove the wires to the timer it will be a multiwire plug. Pull the knobs off the front of the timer they can be stubborn just take your time and use a piece of cloth between the flat blade screwdriver and the knob/dryer if needed. After removing the knobs you will see 2 or 3 usually phillips screws under the cap. Remove these screws andthe timer will come out. You can order a new timer on line or a good supply center is Marcone Appliance in St Louis Missouri. I used them for 30 years and was pleased with the prices and prompt service. When you open the panel look for frayed or burnt wires there is a chance of this but normally the dryers timer is the problem. You can trim and repair wires with **** connectors you can get these in a kit with the stripper/crimper pliers at any hardware store. Good luck and the door thing is so you can order the part and have the time to get to your daughters home.

Sep 16, 2010 | Kenmore 67082 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Kenmore Electric Dryer Model 110.6972110 timer motor NG


hi,

maybe call a generic appiance store other than sears, try maytag store. the knob pulls staight off and the timer nut is below. then take off the back cover off the control panel, sometimes those screws are on the front corners, sometimes hidden. take a picture of the timer wiring and tape and label all the wires before you remove it. unplug it first!!

jm

Nov 29, 2009 | Kenmore 62602 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Whirlpool Ultimate Care II Dryer timer knob


The timer cam is not aligning the internal switches. Replacing it is the only fix.
Eric

Sep 17, 2009 | Kenmore 62602 Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Dryer turns on, gets hot, but knob does not move with timer.


could be your operating thermostat on your heater or your timer if it runs on timed dry but not auto dry then it is a thermostat issue if it just does not run at all then it is a timer issue also make sure your vent is clear check by removing vent hose from back of unit and running a load if it works properly clean your vent.

Feb 23, 2009 | Hotpoint NVL333EY Electric Dryer

1 Answer

Kenmore 70 series dryer control/timer knob doesn't turn when running


THE TIMER HAS A SMALL DRIVE MOTOR THAT TURNS THE TIMER AT DIFFERENT SPEEDS FOR DIFFERENT CYCLES AND VARIES FROM BRAND TO BRAND BUT EITHER WAY YOU MUST REPLACE THE TIMER , EXPENSIVE FIX IF THE DRYER IS WORTH IT THAT SHOULD TAKE CARE OF THE PROBLEM

Aug 29, 2008 | Kenmore 60172 Electric Commercial Dryer

1 Answer

Kenmore electric dryer won't stop running / no heat! 110.62512101


Without anymore info. is sounds like the timer motor on the setting controller (the main knob) is bad. The entire timer/control part is usually pricey but if its made to where you can just change the timer motor that will be less. If possible check the timer motor with a meter for continuity to be sure. the parts supplier will usually help you with this, if they are worth a shit.

Dec 19, 2007 | Dryers

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dryers Logo

Related Topics:

231 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dryers Experts

Dan Webster
Dan Webster

Level 3 Expert

8205 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

70387 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15133 Answers

Are you a Dryer Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...