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KAWS850GQ1 KitchenAid Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for KAWS850GQ1 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 KAWS850GQ1
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washer would not spin or rinse

  • Customer: Marcus from Taylorsville, UT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
un-installed old switch gear waited a week and a half for the new part to arrive and kinda forgot how I got the old one out

bad lid switch/didn,t need it but replaced it anyway agitator repair kit

  • Customer: Robert from Philadelphia, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
had hard time putting cover of machine back,didn,t wanna line up right until i seen the screws on the back cover,your video didn,t show that disassembly,so tell your repair man to put that in his next video other wise everything worked fine thanks

Lid switch

  • Customer: E W from Chester, VA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I lifted the lid and lend the tub and I installed it that way. This is a great and very professional website as well as company.

washer would not agitate, lid switch was broken

  • Customer: Deborah from Mobile, AL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video on the site. Was the best!

washer would not spin cycle it would do everything else.

  • Customer: teddy from kettering, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched your video.

switch failed

  • Customer: JAMES from NEW VIENNA, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced switch by taking 4 screws and 2 clips out. Very easy

lid switch replacment

  • Customer: paul from North Tonawanda, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
everything went just like the video showed. Just be careful with the cable clips. Ours were rusty and we needed to squeeze the end to make it stay on the edge of the lip.

the pump would not start after wash cycle. timer would not advance

  • Customer: Gary from Cranberry Twp, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed the video on the web site

Washer would not drain - cause:failed lid switch

  • Customer: Frederic from Kilmarnock, VA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the excellent instructions and video.to replace the lid switch. As noted in some of the comments, a few people experienced difficulty in reinstalling the main enclosure so it would lock in place. I did too. Instructions to reverse the dis-assembly are precisely correct, ..key is to center then slide the front of the enclosure into place while enclosure is slightly tipped toward the front, then let the enclosure rotate back in place. Finally figuring out to follow the directions exactly was the most time consuming aspect of the job. BTW, found did not need to remove the hoses since could do the whole job essentially in place. Great diagnostic, great installation instructions. Still can''t figure out why switch needed to be shipped in such a big box.

The machine won't drain, won't continue the cicle.

  • Customer: Ada from Bourbonnais, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We just followed the video, it was very helpful. We are very pleased with the results. Ordering, receiving the part and fixing the problem was a learning experience. This is a realiable site. Thank you so much.

Would not cycle

  • Customer: Glenn from Muir, PA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video and did it simple repair

Lid Switch was broken

  • Customer: Caleb from Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the instructional video on the part page! I'm normally really awful with tools/handiwork, but the video was very precise with step-by-step instructions, and I was able to do the repair myself with no problem!

Timer would not advance - stopped with a full tub - wouldn't drain

  • Customer: Don L from Wofford Heights, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the 10 min. video you provided & followed it exactly - boom, it was done, it was really fantastic - not one problem.

machine would not rinse or spin,

  • Customer: michael from lincoln, IL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video provided and it was a no brainer, wish all my problems would be solved this easily.

Washer not draining

  • Customer: JOHN from HILLSBOROUGH, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watch the video.
All Instructions for the KAWS850GQ1
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