Top of agitator would't turn

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer


Level of DifficultyReally easy

Time to do repairLess than 15 mins

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Socket set

Steve From Laguna Vista, TX

May 24, 2013

remove top cap on agitator, remove seal from inside of agitator tube( seal looks like garbage disposer stopper)now you see top of bolt head, use 7/16 socket with a 12 inch extension, hold bottom of agitator to keep it from turning while removing bolt,pull up on agitator top to remove, remove assembly that holds the cog's,slide off retainer ring, replace with new cog's, (when reassembling match pins in bottom part of agitator to slots in top part of agitator.)install bolt, install seal(use some laundry detergent so it slides in easily),put cap of agitator back on. that's it

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Agitator Directional Cogs

Part Number: PS388034

In Stock