Timer induces the washing machine to perform washing in the exact specified length of time. The start switch in the machine is generally a part of the timer knob and helps in the setting of the time for the proper cycle of washing to take place. Pulling or pushing the knob makes it to activate accordingly. There are two types called the digital and mechanical types. It can be installed only with the help and advice of the professional repair person.
When you go to buy anything online you have to make sure you choose a reputable site and one that has a return policy, just in case the goods you buy are not right. You will need to look for signs that your chosen online store is safe and secure with the payment pages encrypting your payment details. Look for the URL starting https; the s on the end means it is secure. Another way to tell is the padlock symbol on the bottom right of the page. And don't forget to read all the terms and conditions first.