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Whirlpool Wash Machine and Agitator

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The agitator of the washer does not catch and spin. You can manually spin the agitator. The agitator does move from the momentum created by the outer wash basin (sorry not sure of correct name). Please help!

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Check the direct drive coupling between the motor and the transmission

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

Enter your model number (110.#######) and you'll see a list of major sub-components with diagrams and parts.

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First, I'd remove the agitator(s) and look inside at the splines inside the agitators and at the splines on the main agitator shaft.

Here is a description of how to remove the agitators. Your washer may be a bit different but the Sears site should help to determine how to do it.

http://www.american-appliance.com/catalog/newsdesk_info.php?newsPath=16&newsdesk_id=136&osCsid=7a980a8b05b84ff3b7ee1c8ba46e2ae8

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http://shared.whirlpoolcorp.com/assets/pdfs/literature/Repair%20Part%20List%20-%20W10114743.pdf



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