If everything else is working but the agitator isnt turning, do u need an agitator kit or a new agitator to repair it? Can it be a DIY job or need an expert to fix.
Answer Hello Dianne! You will need to take the agitator off. You can do this by pulling off the top cap and unscrewing the agitator bolt down in the center of the agitator. This will allow the agitator to pull completely off. Under the agitator in the center there will be "teeth" that catch the transmission, if those are stripped, then you will need to replace the agitator only part number 3946501. If it is only the top half of the agitator that is not working, you can purchase the agitator repair kit, part number 285811, to correct the issue. However, if the teeth are still there and the entire agitator is not working, you will be looking at a more tougher job such as a transmission. See if this information helps. Post any further questions, we will be glad to help!
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The agitator feels loose and won't agitate, if it needs to be replaced how do I get the cap off?
Answer Hello Jeri. Most caps unscrew or just pop off the agitator. We will need your model number to help you with this. Please post your model number with a new question on the parts page. http://www.appliancepartspros.com/modelnumber_locator.aspx
In Wash cycle I noticed the agitator does not Agitate and the motor makes a noise when it starts the wash after filling with water and then the spin cycle works fine.
Answer Sal, Since the washer fills, spins and drains without an issue, But the motor makes noise and doesn't run in the wash cycle. The more likely issue is a faulty timer 22003500. There may be a faulty contact in the timer causing the motor to hum, and not run in the agitate selection.
tHE AGITATOR DOGS NEED REPLACED. i HAVE GOTTEN EVERYTHING APART EXCEPT FOR BEING UNABLE TO GET THE TOP OF THE AGITATOR OFF OF THE BOTTOM.It won't pull apart. I have tried standing and pulling, but it like the part with the dogs is still being held together and preventing it from coming apart.
Answer Rhonda, You may have inadvertently melted the assembly together ? You did remove the 7/16 inch bolt out of the center of the agitator
3951744. It sounds like you have the agitator out of the machine, you may want to soak the assembly in hot water, to see if it may soften, and can be separated. Thanks
My whirlpool compact washer lcr7244hq1 is recently slowing or stopped agitating . It seems to happen especially during the spin cycle. Do i need to replace the agitator innards ? What part? If so, how do get the shaft off? I removed the side screw of of the side of the shaft and was unable to remove the shaft. I literally pulled so hard I lifted the unit off of the ground. Please help! Thanks
Answer Seth, if you've remove the screw and can't lift the agitator off the shaft, you may want to try a short length of rope or belt and slip that under the agitator and pull up. The agitator could be seized to the transmission shaft, and will need to be cut,or broken and chiselled off. Per the previous post, you may want to check the belt, brake and "splutch" components, you may not need to remove the agitator, at all. Thanks Again
In spin cycle, it wobbles way too much and kind of bounces the whole machine---doesn't shut off, but it really wobbles.
Answer Hello John. Check and see if the base 5303311213 is cracked, the frame and leg assembly 131373610 of the tub is cracked, or if any of the springs 134886600 are broken on the unit. If so, this will cause the issue you are having with the unit.
My whirlpool portable washer will agitate during wash cycle,but it will not stay spinning during the spin cycle. It will start to spin, then wobble a bit and stop over and over. Then it will not spin at all. It did have a small leak underneath prior to this happening ? Any solution?
Answer Hi Steve. The first thing to do is to remove the power and find the leak. Use a flashlight and look at the tub seal/bearing part # 3968381 at the bottom center where the transmission shaft enters the tub. If there is any brown nasty water throw off there and all the bottom half of the inner cabinet Then you know this is a issue. Then look at the pump part # 285948 to see if it is leaking. Is it the tub -to -pump hose (Sump hose) leaking part # 3429900. The drain hose is part # 3430161. The corrugated hose will flex and may eventually leak. There is a overflow hose that goes up the back of the tub part # 3966238. Check the water valve part # 3967755 also. There are 2- different type of suspension rods. One that is bowed is part # 3935137. You will need 2 of them. The straight ones are part # 3935136. You will need 2 of them also. You will need to lift the top up to get to these parts. also at the top of the tub at each corner there are rubber straps part # 3967051. These tend to break and give you an out of balance and then the board will shut down on purpose. Thank You.