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Old 10-16-2016, 08:00 AM
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I just got this dryer and am not sure if it makes a difference which direction the knobs are rotated. Does it make a difference or should they be turned clockwise only?
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If you are talking about the timer knob, I always turn them the way they normally turn. I think they will last longer. My old Whirlpool dryer is 34 and still on its original timer.

If I want to add more time to a cycle, I open the door and then rotate the timer, then restart the dryer. Turning them live burns up the timer contacts.
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