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11016812501 Kenmore Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for 11016812501 parts

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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:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
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.

would not agitate

  • Customer: Wendi from Rothschild, WI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
repair went well. video presentation was helpful but our washer was not quite the same as video. we had to print the assembly diagram to visualize the proper order to place the new parts. all in all it was a simple fix.

Agitator not turning

  • Customer: Cliff from Humble, TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pop cap off top of agitator. remove bolt that holds down agitator,which lets you remove the top of agitator that holds the directional cogs. remove top install cogs, make sure they are turned in right direction, and re install top of agitator.

directional portion of agitator didn't turn

  • Customer: ronald from Plymouth, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
as in video

the top part of the agitator was not turning

  • Customer: talal from pfafftown, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
7/16 socket you need 8inch extension to reach one bolt.every thing else donot need tools to get to the bolt eazy

Agitator stopped working

  • Customer: kerry from madisonville, LA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After about 4-5 years, the agitator cogs or "dogs" will wear out and cause the agitator to stop working-Simply pop the cap off of the top of the agitator with your hands by pulling upwards, remove the plastic cap at the bottom of the agitator-there are 2 plastic ears that you pull up on also with your hand, exposing a 1/2 locking nut. Use a socket and extention to unscrew the nut. Grab the bottom of the agitator with both hands and pull sharply upwards removing the entire assembly. Flip the assembly over to expose the four cogs. Replace with new, and reverse the procedure to reinstall the agitator

agitator would not turn (agitate) during wash cycle

  • Customer: Lissa from Gunnison, CO
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove protective cover and inner seal with gasket from top of agitator. Use socket set with extension to reach bolt in bottom of agitator and loosen bolt. Remove assembly from washer. Take out interior disk and remove broken agitator directional cogs. Replace with new directional cogs. Reassemble parts in reverse order. Easy Peasy,took about 5 minutes.

4 directional cogs in top agitator crystallized and broke

  • Customer: Jeri from Shelton, WA
  • 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 top cap off agitator, removed bolt, removed top agitator, replaced directional cogs, reinstalled top agitator, bolt, cap. This machine is 43 years young, it's happy again.

Agitator wouldn't turn.

  • Customer: Wayne from Casey, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This was an easy repair. I used a 7/16th socket on a 8 inch extension to reach the agitator bolt. After removing the bolt, I pulled off the top half of the agitator, leaving the bottom half intact and attached to the washer. After that it was a simple replacement of the agitator directional clutch dogs and then putting the top half of the agitator back in place and tightening the bolt.

unit would not agitator

  • Customer: Fred from Gulf Breeze, FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
thanks for the part, it worked!

top agitator not spining, but bottom ok

  • Customer: John from Irvine, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took top agitator off, cleaned it (needed anyway), replaced agitator directional cogs, replaced washer (old one was too soft to reseal) upon bolting back together. Oddly the repair kit on this website does not include a washer - I only bought the cogs - it turned out to use the same washer I use on my kegerator

Cogs were stripped

  • Customer: James from Tampa, FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Popped the top of the Agitator off by hand, removed the softener cap protecting the Retaining nut by hand and used a 3/8 in socket driver with an extension and a 7/16 in socket to remove the retaining nut. Pulled top of Agitator off shaft, flipped it over and removed the Dog Ear housing. Removed retaining ring, removed and replaced Dog Ears (Cogs) and reassembled...less than 15 minute fix!
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