The featured should be always kept dry for proper functioning of the machine. Since it is electronically connected, spraying of water and other greasy elements or soapy water results in the damage of the timer. Hence after the washing process, it should be kept clean and dry. Installation of a new one can be made with the help of an experienced service person. It helps in setting certain cycles in the movement of the washing machine and the knobs should be used with proper care.
Do not be one of those who utilize second hand washing machine spare parts. You already save hundreds of dollars for repair rather than purchasing a new one. Do not fall short in picking less expensive spare parts. Used parts no longer have the quality, durability and effectiveness which new parts possess.