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11016612690 Kenmore Washer - Instructions

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washer agitator wasn't working properly

  • Customer: Francis from Valley Lee, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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I followed the video clip that showed how to make the repair that was attached to the email sent from Patrselect notifying me that my part had been shipped. The video clip was excellent and no other instructions needed. Thanks

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.

Agitator did not work right.

  • Customer: Ernest from Randolph, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The installation of the new parts was easy to put in. No problem after I figured out how to do it. The parts came really fast and we were very happy with the service.

Top agitator would not turn during the wash cycle, and I could spin it freely in both directions while the washer was not in use.

  • Customer: Richard from Wareham, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Popped off the fabric softener dispenser with a medium flat tip screwdriver. Removed the agitator screw with a 7/16 socket. Pulled out the agitator assembly. Pulled out the agitator cam assembly. Removed the 4 worn directional cogs/replaced with new ones. Reassembled in reverse order.

Upper agitator not engaging

  • Customer: Bill from Sacramento, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Disassembled upper agitator to ascertain cause of problem. Agitator directional cogs were worn out. Washer on agitator bolt was also worn off. Replaced those parts along with installing a new thrust spacer and everything works beautifully. Only required a standard #2 flat screwdriver to pop the cover off the agitator and a 7/16 socket on an extension to remove the agitator bolt. Quite a simple project.

My agitator quit working.

  • Customer: Mary from Louisville, KY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My sons did it and they said it was an easy fix. No problems to speak of. Used my washer today. it worked like it was supposed to.

Top part of agitor would not work properly because of the directional cogs being worn out.

  • Customer: Delores from Warren, MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video on how to repair the problem and did what was instructed to do and the repair was that easy.

when washing the clothes would not agitate

  • Customer: genevieve from essex, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced the agitator directional cap by simply removing the top of agitagor. unscrewing a bolt, slipprd off broken peice, slid new peice in place, and rescrewed it in. Voila washer runs and agitates as it should

The top two-thirds of the agitator didn't agitate.

  • Customer: Zella from Rio Rancho, NM
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After a little research on line, I knew to remove the fabric softener cup, pull out the clear plastic divider, unscrew the agitator bolt, pop off the construction clips, slide a plate down a bit, remove the old cogs, put in the new, return all the pieces to their places, screw the bolt back in place and now it works perfectly. I also bought a cabinet clip, spacer & screw that I will use at a later date. This repair went quickly and easily.

Upper Agitator Not Agitating

  • Customer: ENRIQUE from LOS ANGELES, CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
From the central column, pull off the fabric softener dispenser (of course, with the machine off). Reach in and pull out the seal (looks like a diaphram). Using a socket, undo the bolt and pull out the plastic ratchet assembly. I found the 4 dogs in bad condition, ordered them, and received them in a couple days. Replace the old dogs and reassemble. Only the bolt requires a tool. Much simpler and cheaper than I had anticipated.

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
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
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.

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
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
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

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.

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 needed to be replaced

  • Customer: Charles from Madison, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the cap and the unit that held the cogs or dogs. Replaced and reassembled. Took about 5 minutes.
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