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How to take out the agitor to replace the dog agits

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Is the agitator not agitating or is the whole tub not spinning? Does it drain? Ill post a tutorial for replacing agitator dogs tomorrow. It will be posted under tutorials here. www.shop.washermd.com Dave

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Agitor does not agitate correctly. Possible dog or tog went out. Looking into ordering it.


Hello,
If the lower part of the agitator turns but the upper part does not it will defiently be the dogs. The part number just for the dogs are 80400 the part can be purchased at your local appliance store or online at;
searspartsdirect.com
repairclinic.com
apwagner.com
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this video will show ya how to replace the dogs

Gene

Aug 24, 2011 | Whirlpool Ultimate Care II LSQ9549L Top...

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+whirlpool LSQ8243HQ0 water valve works. wont wash or spin. new motor coupling and timer.


Under the agitator you have what is called (agitating dogs). The agitator will have to be removed. The top should spin off, you will be able to look down into the agitator and see a bolt. Remove this bolt and the agitator can be pulled out. The agitators are small pieces of plastic with small teeth. These teeth get worn out over time or if the washer is overloaded. When the agitator free spins one way the teeth grab a (gear) on agitator and this is how you get the washing action (agitating). These dogs are easy to replace and cost about $5. If you need more info check out *how to replace agitating dogs)

Dec 15, 2010 | Whirlpool Ultimate Care II LSQ9564J Top...

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UPPER AGITOR DOES NOT WORK WHEN WASHER IS FULL OF CLOTHES


replace the dog ears in the top section of your agitator can get from Repairclinic.com

Mar 01, 2010 | Washing Machines

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Kichenaid kawe570bal0 agitator clunks


there is a gear, pop the top cap off the agitor, the gear is in there, near the top might need to be replaced, sears has most parts for most machines

Oct 03, 2009 | KitchenAid KAWS850L Top Load Washer

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Kenmore Series 80 Washer, Model 20852 - Agitator not turning well, making noise


Hi, If the washer spins properly but the agitator does not work, it could be the dog kit needs replaced. If the washer does not agitate or spin, it is probably the coupler.
Put the washer in wash cycle with no laundry in it and see if the lower prt of the agitator moves. If the agitator moves, try and hold the upper half of the agitator and see if it will only move one direction.The agitaor dog kit is designed to only let the top part of the agiator to grab one way. When they go bad, they can make some noise.
To replace the dog kit in the agitator, remove the top cap/rinse dispenser and the inner bolt cover. Remove the 7/16” bolt and lift the agitator out of the washer. Separate the 2 halfs of the agitator and replace the dog kit inside the upper part of the agitator.
Please let me know if this helps you or if I can assist you further.

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Vic

Jul 17, 2009 | Washing Machines

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CHANGEING THE BOTTOM BLADES OF THE AGITOR


The following advice is for replacing the "Agitator Dogs" on Kenmore and Whirlpool TOP LOADER style washing machines. This simple repair can save you a fortune in repair costs as the replacement parts are very inexpensive at a cost of less than $10. The replacement kit part number is 80040. You can order on line at various appliance parts websites, or use this part number and go to your nearest appliance parts retailer.

What are "Agitator Dogs"? These are small plastic pieces (usually 4) that are located under the agitator center cap that grip the agitator and turn it during the wash cycle. They can (and do) wear out dependent upon the use of the washer. If you are in the habit of doing large load sizes frequently, or wash large items such blankets or afghans, this can wear the teeth off and reduce the life of the agitator dogs.

SYMPTOMS REQURING REPLACEMENT: The agitator fails to turn during the wash cycle, or will not turn with a heavy load. The timer will run normally through all cycles, and you will be able to hear the gearcase (transmission) engage and run. The washer will also drain normally. The only indication that something is wrong will be the agitator slipping or not turning at all. The result will be clothes that do not wash properly and will sit on the bottom of the wash tub.

To replace the Agitator Dogs, follow these steps:


1.Remove the agitator center cap by either pulling straight up or gently placing a flat blade screwdriver into a slot located in the cap.
2.If the agitator is equipped with an inner cap with a handle, remove this as well by pulling straight up.
3.Remove the center bolt of the agitator. You will have either a 7/16" hex bolt or a recessed square plastic nut. If you have the square recessed type, use a 3/8" to ½" ratchet adapter to remove.
4.Remove the agitator by grasping the bottom flange and carefully pulling straight up. Try to keep all the parts assembled while doing this, so do not pull too hard. This will make this repair much easier.
5.Place your hand over the top of the agitator and separate the upper portion of the agitator from the lower portion and turn the top half over in your hand. The agitator dog assembly will come out in your hand.
6.With the agitator dog assembly in your hand, lay the rest of the agitator aside. Pay careful attention to how the dogs are installed. Remove the worn dogs and reinstall new ones. It's that simple.
7.With all the dogs replaced and the assembly still in your hand, place the upper part of the agitator over the top of it, upside down, ensuring the inner assembly tabs align correctly.
8.Now keep your hand over the agitator top to hold all the pieces together and turn the entire assembly over (upright position).
9.Carefully align and reinsert the upper portion of the agitator to the lower portion. Again, making sure the two pieces align correctly.
10.Place the entire agitator assembly back on the gearcase shaft and reinstall center nut. NOTE: DO NOT over tighten the nut, or the agitator will not spin correctly. Just make the nut snug. Reinstall center cap and inner cap (if equipped).

These instructions should give you the basics on how to perform this repair. Since there are various agitator types in use by Whirlpool and Kenmore, assembly can vary.

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Apr 11, 2009 | Kenmore Washing Machines

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How do I replace the dog agits on a Kenmore model # 92597200? I have the agitor out of the machine but I need to know how to get the dog agits out.


pull your top and bottom of the agitator apart then the holder for the dogs should fall out when you turn it upside down

Jan 07, 2009 | Kenmore 24902 Top Load Washer

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Agitator spins in one direction


The purpose of the upper portion of the agitator is to push the clothes in a downward motion. As the agitator moves the dogs grab and on the backward srtroke the top portion rotates a quarter turn. In the spin mose the agitator only goes in one direction or your clothes would be torn to shreads.As the washer rotates back and forth, the dogs grab the inner walls of the upper agitator and that forces the clothes into a downward movement to the bottom of the tub. These dogs will wear out. To test whether or not these are bad just grab the agitator while in wash mode. The dogs should advance the top portion easily. If not then they are worn out. To replace them you must remove the agitator and sit it on the floor. Hold the base down with your feet and yank the top upwards. After seperating the 2 pieces you simply install the new dogs and line up the bottom with the top being careful not to break the little tabs on the bottom agitator that hold the top in place.

Dec 22, 2008 | Kenmore 22422 Top Load Washer

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Agitator won't turn. It just spins around if you turn it. There is no restance.


The problem is usually attributed to worn agitator dogs. Yes, there is such a thing. They are located inside the upper agitator and act as a clutch to turn the assembly. You can purchase replacements at searspartsdirect.com. Just type in the your model number and look under the "Agitator, Basket and Tub" heading for item number 18 (part number 80040). Now...if you wish to replace the entire clutch assembly, for a bit more you can purchase the entire kit (with dogs) as item number 22 (part number 285811). The following link explains how to replace them:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r823955-replacing_agitator_dogs

I hope this helps you. Let me know if you have any further questions.

Nov 13, 2008 | Roper RAS8445KQ Top Load Washer

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