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Offline mcsquizzy

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Broken Timer Control Knob
« on: October 26, 2008, 07:36:19 PM »

Hi;

The timer control knob on our Frigidaire front loader has broken.  I have purchased a replacement knob assembly but it's not obvious from the parts diagram how things go together.

I haven't popped the top to check things out yet.  Any advice or suggestions before I do?

Thanks.

Model FWT645RHS1

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Re: Broken Timer Control Knob
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2008, 08:26:55 PM »
I think their is a rod you pull out on the rear of the timer and then place the knob on there and shove the rod back in.
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Offline mcsquizzy

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Re: Broken Timer Control Knob
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2008, 08:44:22 PM »
Hi;

It turns out the knob is just threaded on.  I found a post at another site (sorry AJ) that explained that the part of the knob left on the machine could be grasped with a pair of pliers and rotated.  That loosened it and it just spun off.  The replacement knob was then threaded back on until it was tight and voila!

Thanks all.