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KAWS850LQ1 KitchenAid Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for KAWS850LQ1 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.

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bushing between motor and transmision broke

  • Customer: NAN from mt carroll, IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
watched the video on line showed how to do it took about 45 min no problem

washer would not spin or agitate.

  • Customer: Gerald from White Cloud, MI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
electric unplugged, removed water lines. two screws on back of control housing removed, tilted housing back, removed two clips on top of washer housing, removed body. tilted washer backward, removed brackets on water pump and electric motor, pulled motor off and removed broken parts on shaft, replaced with new parts. Lining up motor shaft to washer was a bit tricky but time and patience got it togather. replaced brackets on motor and water pump. put washer upright and put body back on the body has to be set on guides correctly or will not set right. replace clips andtilt top down and screw it. hook up water lines, and electric.

Erratic agitator operation

  • Customer: David from Southington, CT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Found excellent video on website that showed all needed operations very clearly. Followed printed directions.

Would not spin,but would fill and drain and could hear motor and trans worked

  • Customer: Diana from Sherborn, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Follow instructions in part repair video from part select,but put washer on back first to see if can access area without removing the whole outer cover we did not even need to do that step only took 20 minutes to replace coupling. The video was great

Washer wouldn't spin and we could see coupling was broken

  • Customer: Sharon from Marina, CA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We watched the how to video...repair took less than 15 minutes. You can't go wrong if you just watch the easy to follow video! Washer works as good as new.

Upper agitator not spinning

  • Customer: Eugene from Oak Island, NC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Thanks to the excellent video sent with the parts, the repair was quick and easy to accomplish. Thank you !

Did not go into spin cycle/did not drain water

  • Customer: Maria from Stow, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
don't know, I ordered the part and my husband repaired it. Did not take him long at all.

motor running . no spin cycle

  • Customer: joe from loveland, OH
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Tipped the washer on its side and took the pump off then the motor then the coupling.

Plastic parts from agitator worn out

  • Customer: RONALD from North Augusta, SC
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
used diagram of agitator taken from the computer to install the part. Diagram showed every part of the agitator and the order each, part went.

top of aggitator would not spin

  • Customer: Rudy from Manalapan, NJ
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
once I figured out how to take off the top soap dispenser it was really easy to take apart the rest of the inside cover and remove the agitator bolt, then lift off the top agitator piece and spacer. with instructions I received with the parts I ordered it was very easy to reassemble.

agitator cogs were badly warn, no agitation when washing

  • Customer: Mary A from Jacksonville, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pulled off the fabric softner holder, pulled out the cover for the agitator. Used a socket set to loosen the screw that holds in the agitator hub, pulled out the hub, removed the gasket from the cogs and replaced new cogs. Works like new!!!!

Washer would not always spin

  • Customer: Donald from Metter, GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I purchased the part from PartSelect because it was very reasonable and it was OEM part. I have never replaced this kind of part on a washer so I figured it would take me a while. But PartSelect supplied a video showing the entire repair and that was the only reason I did not struggle with the repair. I will definitely buy any appliance parts I need in the future from PartSelect. Thanks Don

It was the water pump

  • Customer: Marlin from Las Vegas, NV
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench (Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The most helpful hint was the video that I followed to a tee an if not I'd be treading in deep water. Very good but being a rookie it took me a hour an a half to complete, but it was my first voyage, of which should take 30 min if skilled a little bit. End results it works better than it has ever but always remember to keep track of all parts to replace it back in the right position. Thanks Again an I'll be back to see you if necessary for future reference!!!

Agitator Would Not Work

  • Customer: Dennis from White Hall, AR
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I could add absolutely nothing to the instructions given on your site. They were short, simple and easy to follow. I was so proud of just how well everything did go. We were looking at a three hundred dollar repair bill, which I did myself for about twenty bucks! To be perfectly honest, it was actually fun! Thank you so much for your site! Aerospace designer

Leaking Water Pump

  • Customer: Paul from Miton, DE
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I disconnected the washer from the water hoses and unplugged it. I laid it down on its back and the pump was right there on the bottom front. There were no clips holding the pump. With a pair of Channel Locks I disconnected the two hoses from the pump. I had to pry it off using a screwdriver. The pump shaft was rusty from the water leak so I wire brushed off. I put the new clips I ordered in place and pushed the new pump on. I then snapped the back clip on first because it was easier with a little tilt of the pump. I had to use my screwdriver to put the outside clip on. I reconnected the hoses put the wash back upright hooked up the water hoses and plugged it back in. I turned on and no leaks and is working good.
All Instructions for the KAWS850LQ1
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