The tub would not spin during the spin cycle. I diagnosed that the door switch was functioning. And through some reading on the internet, found out it was the motor coupling. I replaced the clutch assembly strictly as preventative maintenance.

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer

ModelLA5558XTW2

Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Pliers
Screw drivers
Socket set

Jorma From Saint Cloud, MN

Dec 28, 2013

I am not even going to attempt to explain. The videos that were brand specific are all anyone needs to complete any repair. They are very well made. And easy to follow. Thank you for saving me a repair call!

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Clutch Assembly

Part Number: PS334641

$28.77
In Stock

Direct Drive Motor Coupling

Part Number: PS1485646

$11.77
In Stock