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11016612690 Kenmore Washer - Instructions

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top portion of agitator free spinning

  • Customer: gregory from camp hill PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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Removed center top cap/sofetner dispenser. Removed center shaft bolt. Pulled off the top agitator section from bottom portion. Inside the upper agitator is the inner housing for the cogs, pushed right out. Remove cog retainer plastic ring. Careful, the cogs freely fall out and it a little tricky when reassembling. Reassemble every (cogs go in only one way), place the upper agitator back down and over lower portion in machine. Now Put the bolt back in place. Here's the tricky part. You will need a magnetic tip driver or socket to hold the bolt until you have it started because it sits in recessed "well" area. I used a dab of regular Elmer's glue from bolt head to socket. Worked like a charm. Be careful not to over tighten bolt. Remember, upper agitator should free spin one direction and "catch" in the apposing direction.

The agitator top did not turn

  • Customer: Michael from Columbus OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The Whirlpool website provided an excellent repair video, showing a step by step procedure for making this repair. I did have to clean the old parts but other than that i just followed the video. I used a socket to loosen a single bolt holding the agitator,I pulled it apart, replaced the cogs, and then put it back together.

Agitator wasn't agitating anything except my wife

  • Customer: paul from san clemente CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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Pop the top of the agitator off, 3/8th socket to remove the bolt holding the entire Agitator assembly, pull straight up to remove the entire agitator assembly, remove agitator dog assembly, pull plastic retainer holding agitator dogs in, replace agitator dogs, replace plastic that holds them and just put the thing back together. If it takes more than ten minutes you must have stopped for a beer break

did not agitate

  • Customer: Tim from Wooster OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Took the water softener thing off, then there is another cover you just pull up on and it comes right out. pull the thing that has the agitator directional cogs ouy and replace them. Put it all back and you are done

Cogs worn noisy and unbalanced upper agitater

  • Customer: Edward J from Monee IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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Removed the upper sgitster by removing the center bolt to the bottom agitater. Manage to pull the cog housing apartfor inspection. left apart and ordered the new cogs. received the cogs within 30 hours and reassembled the unit and bolted it back to the main agitater. works perfect. great service. Thanks Ed PS Now my 97 year old mother in law can keep washing clothes. Shes happy again.

cogs needed to be replaced

  • Customer: Charles from Madison OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Removed the cap and the unit that held the cogs or dogs. Replaced and reassembled. Took about 5 minutes.

Agitator would not work

  • Customer: Gregg from Mandeville LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Youtube video

Agitator and auger malfunctioning

  • Customer: Hilary from Plymouth MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Disassembled and removed agitator/auger unit by removing center cap, and removing center securing nut. Once on the workbench, further separated auger from agitator unit to access clutch, cam and four dogs. The old dogs had broken into two pieces each and no longer functioned. Upon obtaining replacement dogs, I simply installed them, reassembled the parts and remounted the center auger/agitator unit. Works like a dream.

agitator not working correctly

  • Customer: Matthew from Bellmore NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Parts came promptly. Disassemble agitator as per tutorial video on website. Replace locking "dogs" and reassemble. Cheap, effective fix!

cogs wornout i overload too much

  • Customer: george from middleburg FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
watched the video piece of cake good job guys

Upper agitator not turning. Making loud grinding noise.

  • Customer: Jim from Aptos CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove top cap to access 1/2" bolt. Remove bolt and pull entire assembly up and off of shaft.Disassemble unit by taking long std. screwdriver to release 2 small locking tabs. Flip over and remove ratcheting upper assemble from larger lower piece.Now you will see the broken cams and be able to replace.Assemble in reverse order.

Agitator not working

  • Customer: Kevin from Morris IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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It was simple. Removed one bolt slid off retainer replaced cogs. Less than 15 minutes.

agitator would not spin

  • Customer: Pat from Breaux bridge LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Took agitator apart as shown in video, changed the agitator dogs, put agitator back together. Works great.

Agitator not functioning

  • Customer: Sam from Chesterland OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Popped agitator cap. Used ratchet to remove screw. Pulled off base unit. Inserted cogs into slots after removing worn and or broken cogs. Reinstalled......done!

Agitator cogs broken

  • Customer: Arnold A from Greers Ferry AR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed instructions on WEB site, they were very easy.
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