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Washing machine I have a Kitchen Aid washing machine that has a problem with the agitator,normally it rotates left and right, now it only turns 1 way causing the clothes to get wrapped up. If any one can help, that would be great . Thanks Glenn.

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  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    Me, too...KitchenAid...10 years old (1997). I used to be able to manually turn the agitator around (always only went one way, but i didn't get it new so I don't know if that was normal now or not)...the top fabric softner dispenser piece on the top of the agitator came off very easily...not both are "locked" on and machine doesn't agitate or spin. Does everything else. When it goes through cycle, it makes a soft rattling noise. Not loud, but not a smooth noise, a quiet "rattle" which isn't right. Someone help us please!! Thank You!

  • Anonymous Dec 30, 2008

    OOPPSS...I made a type-o....Both the Agitator AND the top fabric softener cap are locked on. I can't spin the agitator manually like I used to be able to do and the softener plastic piece on top of the agitator won't budge either. Never had a problem getting that thing off. It always used to come off randomly when taking the clothes out of the tub. Something is "stuck" making the agitator and cap lock in place.

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    Agitator hung up and now won't wash or rotate

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Well, I guess by the sounds it you guys have belt problem.
Check to see if the belt is not slipping, if is you may have to tighten the belt. it is very simple there are two bolts on the motor,
One has a slot, and one is just a pivot. You have to loosen the pivot bolt a bit then you loosen the bolt that rides in the slot. Then you pull back on the motor to get the right tension on the belt.
That rattle you hear is the spin-clutch realease arm spring check to see if it's missing if it is then that is where the rattle is coming from that spring holds down the clutch arm when the washer is in spin thus preventing the rattle if it's not there or it's broken you have to replace the spring if your'e in Canada stop by greg's appliance repair and he will fix it for Ya!!!

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