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phillmd 01-13-2011 01:05 PM

Timer Knob Removal
 
I need to replace the time mechanism on my Maytag washing machine. The washer works, but I have to manually advance the timer through the cycles. My replacement part has just been delivered, but I am unsure what is the best way of removing the timer knobs without breaking anything. I have read similar posts, but I am not sure that they apply to my particular model. (HAV4657EWW)

P.S. I ordered the part on Monday afternoon and received it on Thursday afternoon. The ordering and shipping services have been quick, easy and efficient.

magician59 01-13-2011 02:13 PM

Open the control panel and look at the timer. There is a plastic plug in the center of the timer shaft. Using a small screwdriver or similar tool, pry it out about 3/4 inch. You can now pull the knob off. Once it's off, you'll see how this works.

phillmd 01-13-2011 03:00 PM

Awesome tip! I would have never figured that one out. I have the replacement part in hand and I was able to see how your tip works.

THANKS!


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