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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

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 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.

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.

Lid Switch mounting broke

  • Customer: HOWARD from Seal Beach CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The video was very helpful and the written comments helped. The longest time was spent in reassmbling the front cover/top assembly onto the base.

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 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 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.

The washing machine stop in spin.

  • Customer: Gloria from Orlando FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Easy go to youtube. It will show you.

Old trusty washing machine suddenly wouldn't drain...

  • Customer: Carrie from Afton WY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Used partselect.com once before to purchase washer/dryer parts. I 100% believe in their "how-to" videos...they give you all the confidence you need to do these intimidating repairs. My husband hates projects like this, and I have found it pretty satisfying to not only fix, but diagnose problems using this website. Not that I wish for more repairs with my appliances, but it is only a matter of time before something breaks down again...and I assure you I will be back!

water would not spin out

  • Customer: Ryland from Maryville TN
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I did the job all by myself. Even though I paid with my husbands card and you think he did the repair, I did it! I watched the video and it could not have been easier. I surprised my husband and he was very proud. He would have bought a new washer but there was nothing wrong with this one. Two screws and two nuts. unplug the old one and plug in the new one. The clips were my hardest part but not overwhelming. Thanks so much.

lid switch broke

  • Customer: Roger from Van Dyne WI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched video, did the repair when part arrived, took less then 30 mins, I removed the broken switch before the part got here, then I installed new switch when it arrived and it works great, second time I order from parts select and saved hundreds of dollars buy doing the repair myself.
All Instructions for the KAWS850GQ1
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