broken rotary switch and knob

ApplianceGeneral Electric Dryer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair1- 2 hours

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Wrench set
Screw drivers
Socket set

Alice From Mitchellville, MD

Jan 27, 2009

1 out of 2 people found this instruction helpful

Unplug dryer from electrical outlet
unscrew 4 screws back off dryer panel
unscrew 2 screws each off sides that hold panel
had to get a wrench set to unscrew rotary start switch from front panel because the two sides would not come off. tilt front panel and unscrewed rotary switch with wrench. Insert and screwed in rotary switch. Place on new knob. Plugged dryer in electical outlet and tested parts. Everything worked. Place screws back in sides and back panel. Done Very easy.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Rotary Start Switch

Part Number: PS268227

In Stock

Selector Knob with Clip

Part Number: PS271094

In Stock