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Taking off the agitator in a Kenmore 500 top load washer

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SOURCE: kenmore washer top load

FAULTY LID SWITCH, LEFT TOP AND REPLACE IT

Posted on Nov 30, 2007

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SOURCE: kenmore top load washer 110

hi thanks for the question i would check the lid switch very common for that make thanks the appliance doc

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore 80 Series Top Load Washer not agitating

Check out this you tube. Had the same problem today. Tipped washer on its side and replaced coupler between motor and gearbox. Parts are about $15
This is a good diagnosis video.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYOP0_KCYT0

Posted on Dec 20, 2008

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SOURCE: Kenmore 80 series top load washing machine won't agitate or spin

defective motor coupling,,replace..onthejob

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Kenmore top load washer top agitator not moving

HI, this is exactly what you need to eliminate this issue.i will list the part number below. you can click on that number to order the kit directly from the parts store if you wish.


285727


Posted on Jun 21, 2009

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The upper portion of the agitator (Kenmore Series 80 top load)stopped spinning as if the thread has stripped. What parts need to be replaced?


This assumes that you have a basic Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive, neutral drain (it doesn't spin until the pump removes most of the water) machine.

First, see the Sears parts site for your washer:
http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/index.action

Enter your model number (###.######) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

Basic top load, direct drive Whirlpool / Kenmore washers with two piece agitators use "agitator dogs" to allow the top section of the agitator to turn in one direction only.

These are plastic pieces and over time can wear.

See the following for how to replace them.

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=136&osCsid=71493d5cab3d7784ad8aa7cde8e5e5d4


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Kenmore 80 Series washer leaves brown grease marks


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Agitator looks like its stiped on my kenmore elite top load washer


kenmore top loaders have two piece agitator .down inside there are 4 little plastic pieces called dawgs .top should rachet in one direct. haundi24

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