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    • Part Number: AP4024686
    • MFG Part Number: 21001972
    • Made by: Whirlpool
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Knob part # AP4024686. I unplug the power cord from the outlet,remove the control panel Remove the three(3) screws which secure thr rear top edge of the control panel to the end caps and control panel shield. On my 10 year old Maytag Performa series. I Lift off the control panel. I having issue accessing to the rear of the timer. I did not see "d" shaped insert in it. Please advise.

Joe for Model Number # AP4024686

ANSWER Joe, If your timer looks like this 21001522 then, you do have a retractable locking shaft in the back side of the timer." Remove the timer knob as follows: Locate the hole with the timer knob shaft at the rear center of the timer. Using a small,flat blade screwdriver, pry the rod located in this hole up to release the timer knob. The knob and skirt will then pull straight off." If you have a "metal bodied" timer like this 21001341 then you will need to unscrew(turn counterclockwise) the knob from the threaded timer shaft. Thanks and Good Luck 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Saturday, March 24, 2012

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