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$3.61

Agitator Directional Cogs

These agitator directional cogs are commonly referred to as dog ears. They come four to a package and are usually used with direct drive washing machines.

$17.87

Agitator Repair Kit

The agitator kit is most commonly used if the top part of the agitator is not moving correctly but the bottom is. This kit now includes all pieces shown in photo plus the thrust spacer, inner cap seal and agitator bolt washer. May need agitator grease for repair.

$2.18

Inner Cap Seal

Also known as an O-Ring.

$2.52

Thrust Spacer

This white thrust spacer is made of plastic and is also commonly referred to as a retainer ring. It is used in the agitator assembly of many direct drive washing machine models. This is the retaining ring for inside of agitator. May need agitator grease for repair.

$43.77

Lid Latch Assembly

The point of the lid switch is for the tub to stop spinning when the washer lid is opened. It is a safety precaution just in case someone decides to stick their hand inside the wa...

$3.76

Agitator Cap Barrier with Seal

$2.03

Lid Hinge Mounting Screw

Sold individually.

$4.65

Touch-Up Paint - White

$3.96

D-Shaped Knob Insert

This insert is sold individually. Knob not included. Knob is sold separately.

$3.96

WASHER

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Upper portion of agitator, no longer pushing clothing down.

  • Customer: Matt from Pawtucket RI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 530 of 536 people found this instruction helpful
The instructions came with the repair kit, it was fairly simple and straight foward.

One bolt held the entire agitator unit in the washer, as well as held the upper and lower halves together. Once that nut was removed the two halves seperated and the plastic clutch pieces could easily be replaced wtih the new onces in the repair kit.

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washer wouldn't agitate

  • Customer: mike from Kent WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 503 of 511 people found this instruction helpful
First pry off the cap of the agitator. Then using a socket remove the bolt that holds the plastic cup in place. Remove this cup by prying it loose from the two tabs that hold it in place. Once this cup is removed you can get to the broken cogs.
Slip the new cogs into the underside of the cup, and slide the cup back down in the agitator housing usin... read more

Washer not agitating

  • Customer: Craig from Polk City FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 473 of 473 people found this instruction helpful
On top of the agitator is a flat cap that is held in place by the friction of an o-ring, there are no fasteners. I would imagine one could get under the lip with a small screwdriver or butter knife to pop it off but I chose simply using my fingernails so as to not disfigure the cap. Under the cap you will find the head of the only bolt that holds the assem... read more