Motor was Spinning, but basket and agitator were not

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Nutdriver
Screw drivers

Jerry From Kansas City, MO

Dec 11, 2007

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Unplugged machine =]
Removed Drain hose & supply hoses
Removed 2 hex screws at the bottom of the back of the washer.
Removed 2 phillips screws that held control pannel to the cabinet.
Disconnected wiring harnes and overfill tube
Tilted cabinet forward and removed from frame.
Removed wiring harnes from motor.
Removed straps that hold motor in place
Replaced coupler.


It also gave me a chance to clean out all the gunk from the top of the outer basket.

Saved me $500 in a new washer or $200 in service call.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Direct Drive Motor Coupling

Part Number: PS1485646

In Stock