Agitator not working properly, directional cogs had broken

ApplianceKitchenAid Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repair15 - 30 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Socket set

Marshall From Franklin, NC

Mar 09, 2013

Removed fabric softener dispenser and agitator cap barrier. Used ratchet wrench with extension to remove the 7/16" agitator bolt. Lifted out the agitator unit and disassembled it, removing the broken directional cogs. Replaced worn thrust spacer (used white lithium grease to lubricate), directional cogs and inner cap seal. Reassembled and reinstalled agitator unit.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Thrust Spacer

Part Number: PS334562

In Stock

Agitator Directional Cogs

Part Number: PS388034

In Stock

Inner Cap Seal

Part Number: PS1490170

In Stock