Frigidaire Range Knobs Slipping


Frigidaire Range Knobs Slipping

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I have a Frigidaire range Model FGGS3065PWM.  It has 4 knobs which are used to turn on the gas burners. They are the child resistant type that have to be pushed down a little before you turn them. The problem is that the knobs have been slipping down on their shafts so that each week I have to lift up the knobs a little so their is a little space below each knob.  What should I do?
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Good Morning and thanks for posting! 

It sounds as if the clips on the back of the knobs have worn out or shifted too far back into the stem of the knob so that the clip is not gripping the stem that its sitting on. I would recommend replacing the knobs if the clips seem out of place. The replacement part # for the knob is 316544218. It looks like most retailers have this part on a back order and out of stock though you may be able to find the knobs on a site like Ebay. 
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RepairClinic.com has pictures of this knob. I don't see any clip on the pictures or on my knobs at home.
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That was the photo I referenced as well, the clip is in the inside of the stem and its metal. Hard to see in the photo, but the clip is in there. Your clips could even be stuck on the shaft that the knob goes onto, it should look almost like a metal sleeve. 
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I corrected the problem.  I stuffed very fine steel wool in the knob opening where the shaft enters. It's working fine so far.
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Glad to hear you found something that worked out for you


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