Question about Washing Machines
Problem: The washer won't agitate.
Solution: Check to make sure no clothing got wrapped around the agitator. Check the lid switch, timer, and drive belt as detailed above. There are other potential causes, such as a bad transmission or bad agitate/spin solenoid, but they are much more involved.
The clothes may be wrapped around the agitator. This could cause the motor to overhead. Remove a few clothes so that they will circulate freely in the wash water and close the lid. The machine may take a few minutes to restart as the motor has to cool down.
the agitator needs replacement How to Replace an Agitator:
Replacing an agitator is fairly simple.
1. Remove the agitator cap. In some cases, you will also need to remove the fabric softener dispenser, which normally lifts or screws off. In some newer models, the agitator just lifts up and out.
2. Pull up on the agitator. In some models, you may need to remove a retaining bolt.
3. Replace the old agitator with a new agitator of the same model.
Other agitator problems include:
1. Agitator doesn't move
2. Agitator only moves in one direction. In this case, the likely cause is the clutch assembly.
3. Agitator movement is very weak
Posted on Mar 05, 2009
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