replaced wigwag solenoid: washer spun and drained but did not agitate

ApplianceWhirlpool Washer


Level of DifficultyEasy

Time to do repair30 - 60 mins

Age of ApplianceMore than 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

eric From moreno valley, CA

Feb 25, 2014

pulled leads off old wigwag solenoid, removed set screw and sprayed shaft w/wd40 then tapped it off shaft w/small hammer and large screwdriver. put new wigwag solenoid onto shaft then tapped it down into place and tapped it to rotate to expose set screw hole. reattached set screw, reattached leads to solenoid, checked looseness/freeness of cam arms and it worked

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Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Wig Wag Solenoid

Part Number: PS396111

In Stock