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Caradco window crank

A quick learner from Doors and Windows says:
I have two cranks that will open, but will not close. When I try to close, the whole crank comes out as shown on the attached picture. Can you help with some suggestions? The number on the handle part is 45054. Thank you.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thanks for posting. That worm gear attached to your handle is not meant to come out. I'm afraid your entire operator will need to be replaced. If possible, I'd like to see some pictures of it so that we can identify it for you. If possible, I'd like to see it removed from the window. If you are not able to remove it, I would at least need to see it with the window open as wide as it can go so that we can see as much of it as possible.
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