How to change the minute timer on an oven, Ariston, Hotpoint, Indesit

  1. Cooker & Oven
    How to change the minute timer on an oven, Ariston, Hotpoint, Indesit
  2. Safety First:Remove the Plug from the Mains Socket
    Safety first 2
  3. Tools Required: A Phillips Screwdriver
    Phillips screwdriver (small)
  4. Indesit (BIMS31KABIX)
    BIMS31 Image
  5. Locate the timer control knob on the control panel
    BIMS31 Control Knob 1
  6. Grip the control knob and pull towards you
    BIMS31 Control Knob 2
  7. Remove the control knob from the spindle
    BIMS31 Control Knob 3
  8. Control knob removed
    BIMS31 Control Knob Removed
  9. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the control panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Control Panel 1
  10. Remove further control panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Control Panel 2
  11. Remove further control panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Control Panel 3
  12. Remove further control panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Control Panel 4
  13. Remove further control panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Control Panel 5
  14. Grip the control panel and lift away from the appliance
    BIMS31 Control Panel 7
  15. Using the phillips screwdriver remove the timer retaining screws
    BIMS31 Timer 1
  16. Remove the timer retaining screws
    BIMS31 Timer 2
  17.  Timer screws removed
    BIMS31 Timer 3
  18. Remove the timer from the control panel
    BIMS31 Timer 4
  19. Timer removed from the control panel
    BIMS31 Timer Removed
  20. Take the new timer from its package ensuring its correct for the appliance
    BIMS31 Timer Image
  21.  Fit the new timer into the control panel
    BIMS31 Timer 4
  22. Replace the screws to the new timer
    BIMS31 Timer 2
  23.  Replace the screws to the new timer
    BIMS31 Timer 1
  24. Relocate the control panel onto the appliance
    BIMS31 Control Panel 6
  25. Using the phillips screwdriver replace the control panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Control Panel 4
  26. Replace further control panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Control Panel 3
  27. Replace further control panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Control Panel 2
  28. Replace further control panel retaining screws
    BIMS31 Control Panel 1
  29. Replace further control panel retaining screws on the underside of the control panel
    BIMS31 Control Panel 5 
  30. Make sure the control knob is lined up with the D shape on the spindle
    BIMS31 Control Knob 3
  31. Push the control knob onto the spindle
    BIMS31 Control Knob 2
  32. Control knob in place
    BIMS31 Control Knob 1
  33. The appliance is now ready for use
    BIMS31 Image


Disclaimer: The information provided has been prepared as a guide only and the steps taken are likely to vary for different appliance models. We strongly recommend using a qualified engineer to undertake major repairs and fault finding.

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