Washing machine would only work on delicate cycle

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Seth From Rockaway, NJ

Apr 10, 2011

9 out of 11 people found this instruction helpful

I removed a few screws from the control panel, pulled the multi-conductor cable out of the main timer /control. Removed two retaining screws holding the timer to the front panel with a 1/4 inch nut driver. I unscrewed the control knob, removed the timer, replaced the timer and reconnected the multi-conductor plug. It took less than 20 minutes to complete. It was the fastest appliance repair I've ever done. I noted that after 13 years of use, several of the electrical contacts on the old part were burned, which is expected after more than a decade of use. This repair was a "no- brainer".

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Timer - 3 Cycle - 115V 60Hz

Part Number: PS2039977

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