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The agitator on my GE washer barely moves back and forth. No force. Will not agitate clothes.

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What is the model number of your unit?

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SOURCE: Top load Whirlpool washing machine

Many Whirlpool built 'direct drive' washers use a 2 piece agitator. There are cogs called 'dogs' or 'dog ears' and a cam between the two halves of the agitator which can wear leading to a clicking/ticking sound and reduced movement of the top agitator section during the wash cycle leading to poor cleaning results. In most cases these worn parts can be replaced without much cost or difficulty. If you have this style of washer this should help.
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Posted on Nov 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Washer fills and spins but does not agitate

Im sorry to say, it sounds like the transmission in the washer may have gone out, the unit it self sits at the bottem of the main agitator shaft under the the tub, you may be able to have this replaced, but shop around for the right price.

Posted on Jan 27, 2008

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SOURCE: ge toploading washer will not agitate

Simply pull up on it very hard.
It will come off.

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

SOURCE: GE Profile top load washer - Agitator rotates very slowly with li

Agitator coupling is worn out. Replace coupling underneath the agitator (WH43X10032)

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SOURCE: GE washer model WJRE555OH1WW - agitator free-wheels.

You need a new agitator dog. Ask your appliance parts guys about it.

Pull off the softener body, remove the cap and remove the 7/16" nut and pull the agitator top off.

You might have to use some penetrating oil and a block of wood to tap the top half before it will come off.

Transmissions are pretty tough and usually don't break.

Posted on Oct 22, 2009

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The agitator's movement back and forth is important for the cleaning of your laundry. If it doesn't function properly, your clothes won't be as clean as possible. If your agitator does not move, moves only in one direction or its movement is very weak, you will probably need to remove the agitator. Furthermore, in order to inspect the tub for leaks, the clutch assembly, the splines, or to remove the spin drum, you will have to remove the agitator.

The agitator is fastened to the agitator shaft and its movement is driven either by splines or a simple clutch assembly. The splines are usually plastic or rubber nubs on a cylinder that fits over the agitator shaft. If the nubs wear down, the shaft will not turn properly or it will turn weakly. If the agitator is moving in only one direction, the likely cause is the clutch assembly. The clutch has dogs that depress and pop up with each turn. If those dogs are worn, they will not engage properly and the agitator will turn only in one direction.
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Beneath the cap some agitators are secured in place by a bolt. Use a socket wrench with an extension to remove that bolt. Some Maytags may have a screw near to the bottom of the agitator post that must be removed. Now try to lift the agitator straight up, possibly with a little back and forth rocking motion. Use caution when pulling, the agitator may come loose suddenly and hit you in the face or send you flying backward.
If the agitator is particularly stubborn, you can loop some rope under one side of the agitator at the bottom and then up over a broom handle. Now loop it again under the other side of the agitator and back up to the broom. Brace one end of the broom handle against the top of the washer and lift up on the other end. Double check that you have removed anything that may be securing the agitator in place. Do not use too much force or you may damage the washer cabinet, agitator or injure yourself.
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