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looking for 1970's Frigidaire Laundry Center Timer
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Post# 937651   5/11/2017 at 01:59 (407 days old) by SheilaR (Seattle, WA)        

Hi all,
My Frigidaire Laundry Center was bought new by my parents for our vacation mobile home I am guessing sometime between 1972-75, and it is still there and functional, but just last year the timer broke. I can still wash if I move the nob manually through the cycles, but I'd really like to replace the timer if I can find one. I love this old Laundry Center. I don't want to get rid of it. Where today could anybody find a washer/dryer combo that would last nearly 50 years like this good 'ol one?! I don't have the actual model # to provide or a picture (the unit is at the mobile home and I'm not there right now), but I have pictures of the part I need. Original part # is 634968, and I see when I attempt to look it up that it appears it was replaced by part #636442. Can someone please point me to a website where I could buy one of these parts? I have seen a couple sites that list this part # for sale, but I'm nervous to buy because there is no picture. I'd also be interested in purchasing a repair manual if one exists for the 1970's Laundry Centers. Thank you so much! I love seeing the pictures in this forum. I'm lucky to have a pristine one... one family owned and cared for for nearly 50 years. It's just white though.. no fun 70's color. Thank you for any help you can provide!

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Post# 937696 , Reply# 1   5/11/2017 at 08:03 (407 days old) by mayken4now (Panama City, Florida)        
I think

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It is the "timer motor".  if you can look at the numbers on it, I may have one to send you.  Is it a kingston motor?

Post# 937732 , Reply# 2   5/11/2017 at 10:29 (407 days old) by sheilaR (Seattle, WA)        
Response to mayken4now

Hi mayken4now,
Yes, it is a Kingston timer motor.

Model 60
120 V.A.C. 3W
Kokomo Ind. USA

Pat. No. 2703347 (the 4 might be a 6... very tiny and hard to read)
Part# 0634968 (listed on the black circuit board area)

Let me know if you have a match and how much you would like for the timer.
Thank you!

Post# 937755 , Reply# 3   5/11/2017 at 13:54 (407 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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Most of those LC's barely made it out of warranty, congrats for having one last 50 years!

Post# 938462 , Reply# 4   5/14/2017 at 10:09 (404 days old) by mayken4now (Panama City, Florida)        
Based on my inventory

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One thinks we are in luck.  Email me your address and contact information and I will send it to you this week.  Worth a try.

Post# 939024 , Reply# 5   5/17/2017 at 14:59 (401 days old) by SheilaR (Seattle, WA)        
Thank you Mayken4now!

Thank you Mayken4now!
I'm so hopeful the part will work! I've sent you a regular email with info. I'll report back with hopeful success and a picture when the part arrives!

Post# 940518 , Reply# 6   5/27/2017 at 12:37 (391 days old) by simplicity345 (Aliquippa,Pa)        
RE Timer Laundry Center

I Have This Timer Available For Sale Any Questions You Can Email Me @ If You Are Interested In This Timer And I May Have Other Parts For This Unit If You Ever Need Them Any Question Please Email Me @ The Above Email Address

Thank You,
Mark M

Post# 946359 , Reply# 7   7/2/2017 at 14:07 (355 days old) by mayken4now (Panama City, Florida)        
You Know

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Gotta say..........Been a member here for a long time now. This is the 3rd time that I have helped someone who is begging for a part or for advice. Went the extra mile, send not one but two or three replacements to help them out and guess what? She last posted here on 05/17/2017. Ah, July 02 today and no word. Not even an acknowledgement of receipt.

Folks Man!

I'm Done.

Post# 946376 , Reply# 8   7/2/2017 at 16:40 (355 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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No good deed goes unpunished. You know you did good, that's what matters.

Post# 946500 , Reply# 9   7/3/2017 at 07:51 (354 days old) by mayken4now (Panama City, Florida)        

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That is right Kenny. Thanks!

Post# 946591 , Reply# 10   7/3/2017 at 20:23 (354 days old) by simplicity345 (Aliquippa,Pa)        
Timer Available

I Have Your Timer You Need You Can Email Me @ Or Give Me A Call @ 724-506-0344 I Am Near Pittsburgh,PA And I Am Up Till 10:00 P.M. The Latest That I Can Accept Any Calls These Are All Good Working Parts From A Family Business That Retired And Closed Business These Are All Left Over Parts. Part Number # 636442 Only 1 Available

Post# 946679 , Reply# 11   7/4/2017 at 12:01 (353 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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you're a little late............

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