Washer would not spin or aggitate

ApplianceAmana Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers
Socket set

Paula From Jackson, WY

Jun 21, 2009

6 out of 7 people found this instruction helpful

(UNPLUG APPLIANCE FIRST! )Used large flat bladed screwdriver to remove tub damper springs on front of tub.Then remomoved washer pump hoses after placing towel underneath to catch waste water.
Removed four bolts holding motor and pump assembly to tub pulled it forward slightly to remove motor electrical connector, turned assembly over to remove pump ("torx bit")
Intalled new belt being mindful of routing and idler pulley. Seems new belt is slightly longer requiring a little tension spring adjustment might have to replace it also. Washer now functions properly!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Spin Belt

Part Number: PS2027742

In Stock

Idler Pulley Wheel

Part Number: PS2040929

In Stock