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KAWS700GQ0 KitchenAid Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for KAWS700GQ0 parts

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Center stack (auger) did not turn with agitator

  • Customer: Ronald from West Chester PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was skeptical that this would take less than 15 minutes, but it actually took closer to 5 minutes! (1) Remove the fabric softener cup from the top of the auger by pulling up on the collar as indicated. (2) Pry the cap off the auger with a small screwdriver. (3) Use a long 1/2 inch socket extender (with no socket on it) to unscrew the plastic retainer for the mechanism at the top of the auger. Remove the mechanism. (4) In the mechanism, there's a thin collar holding in the agitator directional cogs. Pry that collar up to remove it. This was the trickiest part. I was afraid of breaking that collar but it survived. (5) Replace the cogs. (6) Reverse the previous steps.

Cogs were worn out

  • Customer: tom from salt lake city UT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Because your video was done so well, it only took about 10 minutes to make the replacement. I was really impressed when my tracking notice was e-mailed it included the link to the instructional video. I will recomend your web site to others.

top part of agitator would not turn

  • Customer: WILBERT from ARNOLD MO
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
used socket wrench with an 8in extension to remove agitayor bolt that was under cap on top part of agitator. was back together in about 15 min.correct parts were shipped in record time.

Top portion of agitator was not turning.

  • Customer: Gary from Humble TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed and took apart agitator and replaced directional cogs.

Washing Machine would not agitate

  • Customer: Frederick from Ellwood City PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
There are 4 cogs that are in contact with a gear which slips in one direction and catches in the other direction as the agitator oscillates back and forth. Two of the cogs were broken and the agitator would no longer turn thus the cloths would not circulate properly through the wash and rinse cycles. The cogs (dogs), by some manufacture’s name, cost $3.83 and just over 10 dollars total including S&H.
There is also an excellent video on the PartSelect site which shows exactly how to remove the agitator, dismantle and then reassemble it. The cogs were simple to replace.
I would not have had the slightest idea how to do this without the video. My first thoughts, when I saw that the agitator wasn't working were A:Oh no I'm going to need to tear the washing machine completely apart to fix the problem or B:Replace the whole washing machine.....I'm sure there are many folks who would have just given up and used plan B. This is a great Website! I'm sure I'll be back here for other household repairs.

upper ringer would not agaitate.

  • Customer: Evelyn from Wheeling WV
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
very easy and the exact problem Thanks.

agitator was not agitating all the time it would skip

  • Customer: Heather from Roy UT
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I took off the top of the agitator, next I took off a cap. I used a long 5/16 socket to take off the one bolt.The part that holds the clogs lifts out pop the two pieces apart, insert the new clogs and put back together.

Agitator worked poorly, turned both directions

  • Customer: Freda from Bishop CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched 2 U tube videos. Ordered parts, watched videos clips again. Spoke with a customer service rep. Washing as I type! :)

upper half of agitator not rotating for "rollover" of wash load, resulting in poor performance and damaged clothes trapped at th bottom.

  • Customer: David from Key West FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
popped off agitator cap, used socket, extension, and ratchet to remove retaining bolt, slid upper half of agitator off, inverted and slid cog retainer away from cogs, removed old worn cogs and replaced with new ones and reversed procedure.

agitator not turning

  • Customer: George from Wallace NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
all you have to do is watch the video, it does not get any easier then this.

Wouldn't agitate

  • Customer: Ann from Lacey WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video on the page with the parts I ordered. The machines were not the same, but the principle was the same. Did as instructed, except for being creative with the tools on hand. It all made sense by the time I got it apart.

Noisy/No agitation

  • Customer: Patrick from Fayetteville PA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed Video link to instructions and finished job in 10 minutes. Really easy repair.

Super Easy Fix

  • Customer: Chris from Byhalia MS
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The fix was super easy. The parts were less then the shipping and had my parts one day ahead of the estimated time on the internet. It was a Bing Bang Boom project that saved the fiance and me a few bucks.

agitator was not spinning

  • Customer: andrew from forest MS
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
well the replacement of the directional cogs was easy, once i was able to separate the the top and bottom half of the actual agitator. What i could not find out about my whirlpool gold was their was 4 plastic tabs that held the whole cog assembly onto the agitator. i could not pull it apart like all the videos were showing, until i took it to a repair shop and he showed me. After i used a hammer with a screwdriver to break the plastic tabs, it popped right apart. The actual repair only took about 30 min. once i was able to get the agitator apart.

The directional cogs wore out

  • Customer: JOHNNY from NEW YORK NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I first watched the provided video and proceeded to follow those instructions. Pretty simple, actually. thanks for your help, partselect.com
All Instructions for the KAWS700GQ0
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