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GE washer model WWA8955 agitator won't spin. I can see the screw at the top of the agitator turning back and forth and hear the it running but that's the only thing moving. The spin cycle works. Help?

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Hello,
The agitator connects the part (transmission) that makes it agaitate by a piece in the bottom of the agitator and that connecting part has teeth on it that interlock on the transmisson shaft. That connecter is stripped so when trans. agiates that peice is slipping. That coupler needs to be replaced. This video here will show you how to replace that part. The part number for that peice is WH49X10042 it could be purchased at your local appliance parts store or online at,
searspartsdirect.com
apdepot.com
repairclinic.com
apwagner.com
assuredparts.com

I hope i have been able to help you fix your washer,GENE

Posted on Aug 15, 2011

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