Model # LSV7244AQO agitator turns freely by hand when machine is off but does not engage when the washer is running. can you give me a part munber and directions on how to solve the problem. thank you very much andy.
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by 'rotate' do you mean that it will not turn at all or that it turns in both directions and does not 'rachet', turning in one direction only and agitating the clothes? If it rotates freely in both directions, it's probably your agitator dogs not engaging either due to improper assembly or breakage.
To repair agitator remove the top of it < snaps on> then remove bolt from center and the agitator will split in middle. You'll find a center cogg with three arms remove this and replace with new one< the kit that you described is this part > and assemble it.The coggs are move freely to engage so you don't have to align them in any way.
To determine if the transmission caused the belt to wear, then unplug the washer, and looking up inside toward the transmission, note the large diameter pulley that the belt goes around. See if you can turn it by hand. It should turn freely in both directions.
This isn't a 100% guarantee that the transmission is good, but will give you an indication. Make sure the washer is at the end of it's cycle when trying this.
If it turns, replace the belt and see what happens. If it doesn't, make sure none of the solenoids are engaging the linkage, otherwise, you'll be trying to turn the drum or agitator.
This problem is generally caused by worn agitator dogs which are part of the agitator cam under the top portion. The dogs act as a clutch to drive the upper portion of the agitator. The do wear out with age and require periodic replacement. The following link explains:
This is a very simple problem that can easily be repaired by the average do-it-yourselfer for very little money. Replacement parts can be purchased on line at searpspartsdirect.com. Just type in your model number and look under the "Agitator, Basket and Tub Parts" heading for item number 10. For a little more, the entire cam replacement kit (which includes the dogs) can be purchased as item number 9. If you do not wish to purchase on line, take the part numbers listed on the website and go to your nearest appliance parts retailer. These parts are commonly part of their in store inventory.
Read through the link thoroughly and let me know if you have any questions. I hope this helps you.