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KAWS700LQ0 KitchenAid Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for KAWS700LQ0 parts

These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the washer repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

All Instructions for the KAWS700LQ0
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Replace Lid Switch

  • Customer: Buzz from YUMA, AZ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video step by step from your website. It was very good and easy to follow. My wife is the mechanic, I was her helper . The washer works fine. We are very happy with it.

washer would not emply without lifting lide once during cycle

  • Customer: gary from shreveport, LA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Your excellent video needs to be modified (edited) at its end to show and state that the washer case needs to be slipped under the lip of the front of the washer frame. Otherwise, the case will not be held down by the clips on the back of the case that hold it to the frame. This detail is not shown on the video and has to be found out by trial and error. Otherwise, the video is simple and effective. Thank you for the excellent video!

My washing machine would stop after the drum loaded with water and agitation finished. It would not move onto the rinse/spin cycle.

  • Customer: Christine from Glendora, CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was able to diagnose the problem because I saw the broken part hanging down, and after I called an appliance repair company and described the issue, I was quoted $280.00! I'm a newbie handi-woman, so I really appreciated the video that was posted on the partselect.com web page along with the lid switch part information. I placed my laptop nearby, got my tools out and watched, paused and performed the steps. Make sure you leave yourself enough time to clean out underneath and around the washing machine after you remove the washing machine cabinet, because if you're a clean freak like me, after 16 years, a lot of muck had accumulated. The repair was easy enough, I probably had the most difficulty with lining up and reattaching the cabinet back to the washing machine body. Overall, a good do-it-yourself project, and I am thankful to partselect.com for the awesome service and great repair video they had available.

Washer would not spin

  • Customer: Mark from Houston, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Googled problem "Washer won't Spin", or something like that.This led to a video (showing my problem) on YOU TUBE by Parts Select which led to the wedsite for Parts Select. Wedsite showed my problem and solution. Entered make and model. The part was available, I ordered it. When it I place my laptop by machine and followed the instructions, step by step. 1. Unplug power. 2. Disconnect water supply. 3. Unsrew (2) screws on the top rear electronics housing. 4.Unscrew (2) screws at the front of the electronics housing. 5. Flip the housing to the back. (my model was a little different I had some clips I had to move around) 6. remove the metal clips that hold the lid / front cabinet from the rear. 7. Disconnect the little power coupling. 8. Pick the lip / shell up slightly upward from the rear to detach cabinet from base. 9. slide forward. 10. Unscrew the lid switch ( you could have done this before). 11. GO underneath the cabinet and detach the lip switch from the clips and there is one screw. 12. remove the old switch. 13. Replace the new in reverse order. 14. Replace the cainet back on the base, raise up slightly and make sure the little pegs go into the little slots that are in the front of the base. (you'll feel it snap into place). 15. Gently let down the rear of the cabinet. (It to should snap into place). 16. Replace all the connections in reverse order. 17. Connect water supply 18. Connect power. 19. GET BACK TO WASHING CLOSE.

washing machine stopped during normal cycle

  • Customer: Mark from Eugene, OR
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the exact steps shown in the "how to" video supplied on-line. No unexpected problems were encountered. It was easy to place the parts order, the pricing is good and delivery is fast. Any future repairs needed to be made on my appliances will be alot easier to fix. Thanks.

Washer would fill up with water but not agitate or spin

  • Customer: David from Gloversville, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The motor would hum but would not agitate or spin. Followed the PartSelect instructions on removing the cover. From other instructions I found out the start capacitor was bad. Very easy repair. Also replaced the clutch because the spin cycle would not begin without spinning it manually. FYI PartSelect had the lowest priced parts and were delivered next day with free shipping.

leaked water on the floor, out of balance in spin cycle

  • Customer: Edward from Falls, PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
1)removed philips screws at sides of control panel 2)lifted up and flipped panel over backward 3) disconnected wiring harness to lid switch 4)removed two snap off connectors at top back of washer with screwdriver 5)remove top lid and side housing as one unit 6) removed removed top lid and side housing and core of washer to driveway 7) ran over unit with an Ingersol Rand 84" smooth drum vibrating roller

Agitator not working

  • Customer: ROGER from VAN DYNE, WI
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the directions from the video from Part Select website. Very easy, saved allot of money doing it myself. Ordered the Agitator Repair Kit and the other parts that the website suggested I needed for the repair. But when you order the repair kit you do not need the Thrust spacer or the Inner cap seal because they came with the kit. The Kit I ordered does not state that it comes with those two items, but they did with the kit I ordeded. Would order from Parts Select again. Order arrived in about 3 days on a Saturday, which surprised me that FedEx delivered on a Saturday with the standard shipping. Thank You

Washer agitator

  • Customer: Michele from Leander, TX
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video you all provided on the part it took only about 10-15 min to do the repair my old dog ears were gone. I ended up ordering the washer kit which was the best thing to do. Thanks for the fast deliverly I thought it was going to take longer but it was here in a day or two fast service. Thanks again for providing on the internet the video and the great service. Sincerely Mrs. Michele Harper

Agitator not working properly, directional cogs had broken

  • Customer: Marshall from Franklin, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed fabric softener dispenser and agitator cap barrier. Used ratchet wrench with extension to remove the 7/16" agitator bolt. Lifted out the agitator unit and disassembled it, removing the broken directional cogs. Replaced worn thrust spacer (used white lithium grease to lubricate), directional cogs and inner cap seal. Reassembled and reinstalled agitator unit.

Lots of gunk between fabric softener dispenser and where it attaches to the agitator

  • Customer: Gregory from Sandy Springs, GA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Rubber O ring around the Inner Cap was rotted and busted through. Replaced with new Inner Cap Seal. Easy as pie!

The top section of our agitator wasn't turning properly with the lower section

  • Customer: Kathryn from Shingle Springs, CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I looked up the issue, and found a related video on YouTube. We ordered the parts, and I was very happy with their price (about 60% less than Sears) and how quickly they arrived. ...... It should be an easy repair, but our agitator top would not separate as it should have. ...... We look it to a local shop, and they said that sometimes the plastic 'fuses' together during factory assembly. They used wire cutters to snip the fused plastic. ...... After that, the rest of the repair was easy: just take out the broken cogs, and insert the new ones, and re-assemble.

Slow spin cycle.

  • Customer: Stephen from Hernando, MS
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Found Website and entered model number. Used the quick explanation of problem to find required parts for repair. Found that one washer was left off in the parts recommended for repair while repairing that was purchased locally because it was cost was lower than part and shipping on line. The parts ordered from Part Select arrived with in 3 working days. Video was very helpful for the whole repair.

Agitator cogs replaced

  • Customer: Scott from Mooresville, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Exactly as described in the sample video on your site.

washer wouldn't go into spin cycle; water would be pumped out.

  • Customer: Nora from Village of Chamita, NM
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I went to Google internet search engine to look for a website that would provide an answer to problem with washing machine. After trying out a few websites it became apparent that these sites were not going to give me a fix it solution. With the grace of the gods of IT, finding your website was the answer. Your website quickly identified my model number and opened up a wonderful page which had a complete break down of my washing machine, and I might add with the most likely reported problems from other do-it-yourselfers. The part is prices reasonably, and placing an order was easy. PartSelect’s online instruction for part installation is a reason for becoming the favorite to all do-it-yourself people. Nora
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