Upper Agitator Not Agitating

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Socket set


Nov 01, 2012

From the central column, pull off the fabric softener dispenser (of course, with the machine off). Reach in and pull out the seal (looks like a diaphram). Using a socket, undo the bolt and pull out the plastic ratchet assembly. I found the 4 dogs in bad condition, ordered them, and received them in a couple days. Replace the old dogs and reassemble. Only the bolt requires a tool. Much simpler and cheaper than I had anticipated.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Agitator Directional Cogs

Part Number: PS388034

In Stock