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Kenmore 110 timer

Just got a replacement timer for my Kenmore 110 washer. The holes on either side of the threaded knob post don't appear to be threaded, and the screws from the old timer don't fit. The new timer came with two screws with allen heads. How do I attach the timer to the machine? Should I buy some self-tapping screws?

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The allen head screw should be for the holes. they should tap themselves. with washers the metal is so thin you don't really need selftapping screws. but not know what model you have i can't be 100% sure. good luck

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