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Agitator won't move

Suddenly the agitator in the washing machine quit working. After researching I replaced the agitator dogs (they had disapated basically) and I thought for sure that would do it but it hasn't. Still doesn't move. Don't have a belt to check for (I don't think) It's not the lid switch, I checked that, drain line is free and clear and there doesn't seem to be a problem with the motor coupler that I can see that is. If anyone can direct me in the right direction I would be so grateful! I told my husband I could fix this myself and I'm determined not to put my foot in my mouth! Thanks!!

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  • atoeli Apr 14, 2009

    The agitator barely moves back and forth. HELP!

  • kylieam2003 Apr 19, 2009

    mine barely moves too!!!! bottom agitator works perfectly

  • kylieam2003 Apr 19, 2009

    mine too!! sounds like the top agitator isnt catching for some reason

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I think just from the sound of it that one side of the motor coupling has rounded off. Does the bottom of the agitator move?

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