Stopped agitating versus level washer feet/leg

ApplianceFrigidaire Washer

ModelNMUS336FSO

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools

Sandra From Denton, TX

Sep 17, 2010

4 out of 4 people found this instruction helpful

My washing machine stopped agitating and spinning and I couldn't afford a repair man...plus I wanted to exhaust any obvious problems first. One of the leveler feet had broken years ago. Since I luckily had determined via reading other posts that the agitator won't work if the cycle safety switch is not functioning right, I thought the safety switch might need to be changed but after careful thought, I decided to order a new levelling leg first because maybe the broken levelling leg was shaking the safety switch so it wasn't connecting right. Once I received the leg overnight, I flipped the washer on its side and had to drill out the old leg. It was a little tricky because of how it broke, but the drill worked. I flipped the washer back up, leveled it with the new foot, and the agitator was miraculously working again...just like new. I didn't need the safety switch. Thanks to partselect.com for having the details of my washer parts to study up on and get me the right part so quickly. I saved myself alot of money.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Levelling Leg Pad

Part Number: PS417749

$18.21
In Stock

Leveling Leg

Part Number: PS465764

$4.45
In Stock