If you’ve been wondering how to replace the timer dial on your washing machine, you’ve come to the right place. This article will walk you through the procedure for replacing the timer dial. This is an easy and quick fix for this appliance. To begin, first remove the upper control console and the control panel. The top panel will swing back in a unique fashion. Locate the two smooth endcaps, which look like trim made of plastic. Pry up the endcaps with a flathead screwdriver or a butter knife. Once you’ve removed the top panel, the side panels should come off easily.