Thread Number: 83515  /  Tag: Vintage Dryers
Dryer timer cap broke - can I fix it easily?
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Post# 1078370   6/23/2020 at 11:53 (1,008 days old) by Allyn (Usa)        

I have a Maytag Atlantis dryer. Model # MDE7400AYW serial # 19727328CJ.

While pulling the timer knob to start the cycle, it broke and came off completely. The dryer still works when I use players to pull the plastic middle part connected to the timer. I think I only need the plastic part to be replaced but i cannot find only that part. Is there a way I can recreate this or replace just the plastic part? Or must I buy a whole new timer? Thank you for helping.


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Post# 1078378 , Reply# 1   6/23/2020 at 12:26 (1,008 days old) by coldspot66 (Plymouth, Mass)        

You will have to replace the timer

Post# 1078440 , Reply# 2   6/23/2020 at 22:56 (1,007 days old) by combo52 (50 Year Repair Tech Beltsville,Md)        
Broken timer shaft.

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You can just bypass the start contacts in the timer and then it will just when you turn the timer to the setting desired and close the dryers door.



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