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4PLBR8543JQ2 Whirlpool Washer - Overview

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$12.01

Direct Drive Motor Coupling

This coupling kit is used between the motor and the transmission on direct drive washers with no belt. This is the newer version and is made with new metal sleeves for added stren...

$3.84

Agitator Directional Cogs

These agitator directional cogs are commonly referred to as dog ears. They come four to a package and are usually used with direct drive washing machines.

$18.23

Agitator Repair Kit

The agitator kit is most commonly used if the top part of the agitator is not moving correctly but the bottom is. This kit now includes all pieces shown in photo plus the thrust sp...

$29.84

Direct Drive Water Pump

It is intended for use with washing machines that do not have belts. This drain pump has two ports for water to pass through: a large one, and a smaller one.

$31.01

Lid Switch Assembly with Leads

The pin on the lid pushes on the lever of the lid switch to tell the machine that the lid is closed.

$29.35

Clutch Assembly

A worn clutch can cause a slower spin speed which will leave your clothes wet after a cycle. This clutch assembly comes with brake cam driver, blue spring for large capacity washers and black spring for compact washers. As per factory, the green spring (1.24") replaces the black spring (1.46").

$2.52

Suspension Spring

Sold Individually. Appliance takes 3 of this part.

$2.18

Inner Cap Seal

Also known as an O-Ring.

$2.52

Thrust Spacer

This white thrust spacer is made of plastic and is also commonly referred to as a retainer ring. It is used in the agitator assembly of many direct drive washing machine models. Th...

$4.46

Agitator Bolt

This kit contains one screw with rubber gasket and threaded sealant. The screw head is 7/16".

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Washer stopped mid cycle

  • Customer: Travis from Pearland TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 577 of 581 people found this instruction helpful
1. Unplug washer.
2. Remove screws at control panel end caps.
3. Flip control panel back to expose wiring.
4. Detach lid switch wiring harness from control panel.
5. Use screwdriver to pry the 2 brass clips holding the back panel of the washer to the front and sides piece.
6. Tilt the front/sides piece over to expose lid switch.
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Upper portion of agitator, no longer pushing clothing down.

  • Customer: Matt from Pawtucket RI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 519 of 525 people found this instruction helpful
The instructions came with the repair kit, it was fairly simple and straight foward.

One bolt held the entire agitator unit in the washer, as well as held the upper and lower halves together. Once that nut was removed the two halves seperated and the plastic clutch pieces could easily be replaced wtih the new onces in the repair kit.

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REPLACE WATER PUMP COUPLING

  • Customer: RICHARD from PHILA PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 504 of 517 people found this instruction helpful
REMOVED CASING TIP OVER WASHER DISCONNECTED WATER PUMP. DISCONNECTED MOTOR THEN REPLACE COUPLING THEN REASSEMBLE MOTOR THEN REPLACED WATER PUMP. read more