Agitator no longer agitates

ApplianceKenmore Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Socket set

Darrell From Frisco, TX

Sep 25, 2012

DIAGNOSIS 1) Popped off the agitator cap. 2) Used a 1/2" socket extension driver to back out the plastic retention nut 3) removed the agitator and poured all the little plastic pieces into my hand 4) googled up the agitator assembly by model number, led me to Part select website 5) identified the plastic pieces as "dog ears" 6) ordered new dog ears for just under $4 REPAIR 1) waited 3 days and got dog ears in the mail 2) had a beer and opened the mail 3) inserted the dog ears into agitator assembly according to the picture on Part Select web site 4) had another beer 5) installed the agitator back into the washer, tightened the retention nut 5) admired my handiwork with another beer 6) washed a load of clothes DIAGNOSIS TIME - about 15 minutes REPAIR TIME - about 4 minutes plus 10 more to drink the beers

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Agitator Directional Cogs

Part Number: PS388034

In Stock