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KAWS777EQ0 KitchenAid Washer - Instructions

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top agitator not working

  • Customer: C from Little Egg Harbor NJ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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The top agitator was not working. The top of the agitator should only work in one direction. Since it wasn't, the pawls (cogs) on the top agitator were worn. In order to repair, you need to take the top of the agitator off. Remove the fabric softener container from the top of the agitator. It should pull off. Then, remove the clear plastic cover. (clear plastic cover will have an 'o' ring on it.) Below the cover will be a 7/16" bolt holding the agitator to the washer shaft. Pull the entire agitator from the stainless steel shaft. You will need to separate the top of the agitator from the bottom of the agitator. It is necessary to separately order and replace the thrust spacer, grease, and bolt. All the other necessary parts are in the Agitator repair kit which is also necessary when ordering parts. The agitator repair kit will come with a diagram for assembly, otherwise reassembly is the opposite of disassembly. It took longer to write this installation instructions than it was to do the actual repairs.

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.

Agitator didn't spin but everything else worked.

  • Customer: Kenneth from Phoenix AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The youtube explanation on how to repair was great, especially the instruction to lift up on the bluish plastic ring (to detach the softener dispenser), and not to tighten the bolt too much when reassembling matters.

top half of the 2-part agitator slipping (not turning) due to stripped teeth on these cogs.

  • Customer: Alan G. from Groves TX
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
removed the softener dispenser, gently pried off the top with screw driver, loosen nut and lift off the unit holding the cogs. On our (Kenmore, series 90) there was a small retaining ring to hold the cogs in place. Removed retaining ring (no tools), and cogs (one at a time). Replace each old cog with the new one, being careful that it's not upside down or backwards. reassemble. test. rejoice! This $3 part plus $7 S&H - saved a $100 house call from the appliance repair man.. YouTube & PartSelect = super Combo! Thanks!

Agitator not moving consistantly

  • Customer: Dennis from Concord Twp OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed softener dispenser from agitator. Removed 1/2" bolt from inside agitator and removed top half of agitator. Removed cog assembly. Used screw driver to pry slip ring up 1/4 " to access directional cogs. Replaced cogs, pushed slip ring back into place. Reassembled agitator in reverse order of disassembly.

it was so easy, even my wife said she coud'v none it

  • Customer: Manuel from Lincoln CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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I just followed the steps on the video, I was surprised how fast I got the parts within 24 Hrs . Thanks

Top of agitator was free to rotate in either direction and did not work properly.

  • Customer: Dean H from KENNEWICK WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The top of the agitator pops out and leaves the fastener(a 17mm bolt) open at the bottom of a 6 inch or so opening in the top piece. That bolt comes out with a socket extension and the top comes off. Replacing the dogs is just a case of sliding a retainer ring down, removing the broken dog pieces and replacing with new dogs. Reverse the disassembly process to reassemble the unit. Now, it works great.

agitator cogs

  • Customer: Evelyn from Rochester NY
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Fairly simple just had to take off agitator top. Unscrew a plastic bolt using a 1/2 socket extension. Pull that part or which had a spring under it take out agitator hold which your old ones probably have broken off from take them replace with new ones and put every thing back reverse order. .

Agitator stoped turning, needed to replace directional cogs

  • Customer: Dawson from Fort Benning GA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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It's pretty easy all I had the news just pop off the, frabric softner container, but the small plastic cap could not be pulled out by hand or neddle nose plyers. I used a hex key to hook under the plastic loops and gripped the other end with vice gripps. After the plastic cap came off I used a socket wrench to remove the one bolt and this only came out very easy. Then remove the small cylinder and had a directional COGS and it was easy to replace and reassemble

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
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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.

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

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.

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.

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.
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