Melissa & Doug's phone peeps said it would take 1-2 weeks for the replacement parts for our toy kitchen to arrive and check it out:
Just shy of the two week mark they sent a replacement timer:
Our niece was happily bouncing around as my husband installed it. I think all these kiddy cartoons extolling the audience to give characters energy by bouncing, clapping, etc has warped her ideas of how actual energy is created.
In any case - yay Melissa and Doug! Way to honor your warranties even when dealing with resale markets!