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The washer will not spin, the agitator wont move.it fills with water, sound of the can be heard but the agaitator wont spin

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  • Jeff Rockwell
    Jeff Rockwell May 11, 2010

    Front Loaders do not have an agitator. Can you please post your make and model number so I can confirm WHICH type of washer you are having problems with?

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Assuming you have a top loader, because a front loader does not have an agitator, the spindle that holds the agitator securely in place has worn down to the poing that it won't turn. They are usually made of rubber and has grooves in it and fits into a the agitator. The grooves are worn out. Replace them from an appliance store and you should be in good shape.

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