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KAWS850LQ1 KitchenAid Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for KAWS850LQ1 parts

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All Instructions for the KAWS850LQ1
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Agitator would not move or spin

  • Customer: Donald from Orlando FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Unplugged, removed water supply hoses, removed drain hose from washer, laid whole washer on it`s back without removing the cabinet, popped clips off the water pump and laid to side, took two screws out of clips that hold motor on and popped them off with a screw driver, unplugged wiring harness and another single wire on motor and then lifted motor off. Then pried the plastic pieces of the coupling off the the motor and transmission shaft. Cleaned debris off motor and washer, replaced plastic piece to the transmission and set rubber part on plastic. Then replaced new plastic piece on motor and set motor back into bracket and put all parts back on in reverse order. I make it sound hard but was a easy job.

machine not spinning

  • Customer: John from Kyle TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed an online video. Very informative.

Direct Drive Motor Coupling

  • Customer: DAVID from BURTON MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After i pulled the motor off the washer, i found the coupling that was busted,removed it and put on the new one i got from you and just put everything back together again and the machine is operating as good as new again.

Washer would not aggitate or spin

  • Customer: Bryan from West Saint Paul MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the how-to video twice and the repair was just like it. My only tip would be to have a pan or floor drain nearby to empty the drain hose prior to tipping the machine on its back.

The washer would not run

  • Customer: Robert from Greenville MI
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove the sides of the washer, motor ran but nothing moved, closer look found drive coupling broke (10 years and it made of plastic) Order a new part from you, arrived very quickly. Install the part 10 min. later it was running.

No spin or agitation, does fill & drain.

  • Customer: David from Glen Burnie MD
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Never worked on a washer before, so dug around the Internet. A web search engine pulled up a description describing a coupler failure/repair, so was pretty sure it would be a simple/cheap fix. When looking for parts I came across PartSelect, and there the repair descriptions and videos made it simple.

leaky pump seal and worn drive adaptor

  • Customer: Chris Waite from Toledo OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The washer was going to be thrown away because of the leak, a new one was purchased. I said I would take the old washer and look into repairing it.I went online and saw a video on how to replace these defective parts, upon seeing how quick and easy this repair could be made, paired with the extremely small expense for parts ( 48.00 including shipping!), I chose to repair the washing machine. After the repair was completed, I donated the machine to a friend and spiritual advisor, an Orthodox Bishop.

make noise, and slow turn the top agitator

  • Customer: joel from cary NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
real easy i follow your video step by step those video are great txs,.

Motor coupling broke

  • Customer: Wade from Presque Isle ME
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Once you take the housing off it's only two clips to remove the water pump from the motor, then two screws and two more clips to remove the motor itself. One issue I ran into was the new coupling was hard to put on, so the first time I did I overheated the motor because it was binding (was also very hard to get the motor back on). After taking it apart again, and slightly tapping both couplings with a hammer the motor went on very easy and washer works like a champ!

HAD A NOISE AND DRUM STOP TURNING

  • Customer: al from santa margarita CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
PULLED OUT WASHER I WAS GOING TO TAKE BACK OFF THEN FOUND OUT ALL PARTS ARE ON BOTTOM. LOOKED AND FOUND YOU FOLKS ON THE INTERNET SAW VIDEO ORDERED PARTS. MADE REPAIR DID 5 LOADS HEARD BANG AND IT WAS ALL OVER. THE COUPLER GAVE OUT AFTER ALL 20 YEARS . THE IS SOMETHING ELSE THAT CAUSED COUPLER TO FAIL. I WILL KEEP AT THIS REPAIR AND MAKE IT GOOD. BUT IN THE MEANTIME. I WILL PURCHASE A NEW WASHER BUT. MY WIFE WANTS HER OLD WASHER REPAIRED. SO I BETTER GET IT RIGHT. THANK YOU FOR THE QUICK DELIVERY OF PARTS I WILL GET ALL PARTS FROM YOU FOLKS.

Washer would not spin after washing.

  • Customer: Steve from Summerfield NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We followed the step by step video that you had posted for those parts. It is now working wonderfully. The repair man had told us it could not be repaired. Thank you so much for having these do it yourself instructions.

Machine did not agitate

  • Customer: allen from Hazlet NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video did not need to tilt machine over. Layed on floor it was more comfortable. The most difficult part was putting back on the tension band on top that's because I got a little tired on the food. Thanks for all your help. I bet I saved over $250.00 if a service tech came to fix this. You guys are the best

washer pumped water out but would not spin

  • Customer: brian from shohola PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
took the washing machine out of the washroom closet and did the repair in the kitchen

Washer wont spin

  • Customer: jason from prairieville LA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced the clutch - works great. HOWEVER - check the drain pump attached to the motor, there was a small sock clogging it up which also fixed the problem. I saved 600 bucks on not buying a new washing machine!!

no agitation, no spin, mortor still make noise

  • Customer: Wenliang from Sidney OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
take the cabinet frame out first, take the pump off the motor assembly, take motor out, found the coupling is broken. replace the coupling, put back everything. That's all. Washer start to work immediately.
All Instructions for the KAWS850LQ1
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