Knob would not engage, had to manually turn outer ring to start washer.

ApplianceGeneral Electric Washer

Model

Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools

Mr Dennis From Twinsburg, OH

Feb 08, 2010

84 out of 101 people found this instruction helpful

Used a screw driver and needle nose pliers to remove clip from behind the timer knob. Took 2 minutes to remove clip, i admit it was a little tricky but once you get a grip on the clip very easily removed. Replaced with new knob, old knob gear was completley stripped . put the new clip on and presto, Like brand new.A normal service call would of ran me 45.00 just to tell me what was wrong with the machine.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Timer Knob Clip

Part Number: PS270835

$3.27
In Stock

Timer Knob with Clip

Part Number: PS271124

$5.05
In Stock

Compression Ring

Part Number: PS271609

$9.75
In Stock

Rotary Start Switch (Now subbed to Rotary Start Switch)

Part Number: PS3487203

$9.03
In Stock