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Frigidaire Top Load Washer Won't Agitate FWS645GFS1

3 Year Old Frigidaire Top Loader. Agitator isn't working. Replaced Agitator and ran it without load in and it worked fine. Put a load through and it doesn't function - sort of tries lightly to work but not really. No other problem with the machine, no odd sounds, spin works, etc.

I am thinking that there is a problem with the drive belt slipping and not being able to turn the agitator mechinism in the transmission when under load. Otherwise it's obviously in the transmission itself.

Thanks, Jon

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  • jjwitwer Sep 15, 2008

    The unit spins and I can hear the motor running when the agitator should be running. Would that indicate a good motor?

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Sounds like something slipping or an actuator to the transmission not functioning fully if it cannot take a load. Not all machines use belts but rather direct transmission via gearing etc.
Something may be worn in the transmission.

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  • Richard Florey Sep 17, 2008

    Jon,

    If it spins then the motor for that function seems fine.

    Sounds like the mechanism for the agitator.

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I guess you may be right

or maybe the motor
is not rotating with the ussuall speed pls inspect it..............


and ask for a technician .......

Posted on Sep 15, 2008

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    Varun Kumar Sep 15, 2008

    if u hear the motor running
    the motor is fine

    i guess there must be some king of slip occuring could you try to reinstall the agitator?


  • Varun Kumar
    Varun Kumar Sep 15, 2008

    if u hear the motor running
    the motor is fine

    i guess there must be some king of slip occuring could you try to reinstall the agitator?


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