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Hotpoint washer model #VVXR1040T5WB

AGITATOR IS NOT WORKING

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SOURCE: hotpoint washer

  These older units had an insert in the agitator that would strip out.  Remove your agitator and take to a parts store. They should be able to help you out.

Posted on Oct 13, 2007

SOURCE: Hotpoint washer won't agitate?

hotpoint agitater will not work. how to fix this problem

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SOURCE: old top loading Hotpoint washer---the agitator

Remove the agitator. The splines on the agitator transmission shaft need cleaning. They are at the top of the shaft. Take a sharp pointed knife and carefully clean the grooves of the shaft.If memory serves me, there are 13 grooves. You will also have to replace the agitator spline coupling found inside the top of the agitator.
You will have to cut out the top of the agitator and use a punch to knockout the old coupling.Do not cut out the entire top,only a circle about the size of a quarter.
Put the new coupling on the agitator transmission shaft,put a little liquid dish detergent on the rubber part of the coupling and place the agitator over it and push down hard until it seats.

Posted on Jan 01, 2010

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