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PartSelect Number PS334641
A worn clutch can cause a slower spin speed which will leave your clothes wet after a cycle.
This clutch assembly comes with brake cam driver, blue spring for large capacity washers and black spring for compact washers. As per factory, the green spring (1.24") replaces the black spring (1.46").
This part works with the following brands: Whirlpool, Admiral, Estate, Inglis, Kenmore, KitchenAid, Roper, Maytag, Crosley, Jenn-Air, Hardwick, Magic Chef, Amana, Caloric & Glenwood.
This part fixes the following symptoms:
Remove top of aggitator, remove bolt 7/16 socket that holds aggitator to shaft. Pull aggitator out of machine. Tip machine on it's side. Remove 2 hoses connected to pump at end of motor. Remove 3 bolts holding gear box to tub frame (1/2" socket).Pull motor and gear box out from under machine. Note where washers, snap rings are on the shaft. Remove snap rings , slide clutch off shaft. Replace clutch , put back together.
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I washed the Youtube videos from Partselect website and read the comments from others which provided significant help in approaching the repair. However, I didn't follow the video precisely. There is no need to remove the control panel nor the front housing. All you need to do is tip the washer on it's back, remove the nut from the agitator & remove the agitator assembly (careful, there is a plastic piece and a clip that goes over the shaft, remove that too), remove the pump, remove the bolts for the motor housing and remove the entire motor/shaft assembly. Now you can replace the clutch and direct drive motor coupling, etc. My problem was with the clutch, but for an extra $13, I replaced the direct drive motor coupling as well. My first time took me about a hour, but could do it again in less than 30 minutes. Outstanding help/support provided by the Partselect website. All were very happy the washer was fixed and I we probably saved a few hundred dollars by doing it myself.
Very easy repair. Removed the Cabinet-two screws. Removed the Agitator-one Bolt. Removed the Water Pump and Motor-4 clips. Un bolted the Transmission Assembly-3 bolts. Pulled out the transmission and drive shaft as a whole and then removed and replaced the old clutch. Reassembled useing a new drive coupling because why not! I'm in there so getherdun! So easy and the Appliance guys wanted between 200-300 bucks for this simple repair.
Watch the video. Remove agitator. Disconnect power and water supplies. Lay machine on its back. Unclip and move pump out of the way. Remove three bolts securing motor assy. Slide motor assy and agitator shaft away from tub. Remove a washer and c-clip to slide clutch assy off of shaft. Install new clutch and reassemble machine. Total time to repair is about 30 minutes.
I followed the you tube video provided when I ordered the parts. It was all I needed to make the repair. It was simple. It saved me the cost of a new washing machine. I would highly recommend it. In fact I am ready to order more parts to fix a Kitchen aid mixer.
Removed the bolt holding the agitator and then tipped the washer on its side and remove the water pump from the motor before removing the motor/agitator assembly. Take the retainer clip from the shaft and the retainer spring from the clutch.
I just watched the video but I didn't take the sides of I just laid it on its back and worked from the bottom. it works like a new.
I repair just learn from the video on the website . Awesome step by step explanation, save me a lot of money from call the "professional" repair people which I can do for the first time. Thanks to PartSelect !!!
All I had to do was follow the instructions on your web site and it was pretty easy.. The only reason it took so long was because my washer is in a spot hard to get to... I had to remove the dryer to get to the washer and then take it out of the laundry room to work on it. Other than the time it took to do that the actual repair only took 40 minutes. Your video of the repair was excellent... Thanks so much.. Saved at least $500 by replacing the clutch...
Watched video instructions and replaced the clutch like I've been doing it for years. The repair took about 30 minutes. The video was extremely helpful !!!!
EXACTLY as per instruction. Only trouble was getting cabinet re- installed properly. Bottom tangs were deformed and not catching. First rate parts and instruction! Thanks for making it possible. KL Lowery
Replaced the clutch, works like a dream...easy to install & the best part was..that I had the part within 2days standard mail..thanks parts select!!from Missouri
Following this websites directions, I removed the body and agitator, layed the machine down, removed the pump, motor and gearcase and replaced the clutch assembly. I reinstalled everything but the problem was not fixed. I have since taken the machine apart again, this time taking the gearcase itself apart and found a broken part in there (the small screw from the nuetral drain assembly kit part#PS349777). I can not find the screw seperately, so I have ordered the rebuild kit and will try that when it comes in.
It suprised me how much water came out of the machine when I tipped the machine on it's back. I needed a short pan or bowl to catch the water. The hardest part was installing that c-shaped spring.
The hardest part was figuring out what the problem was. The washer wouldn't spin so the clothes were really wet at the end of the cycle. First I removed the agitator, because a screw connects the agitator to the shaft.Next I put the washer on it's front.Disconnected the water pump clips and pulled it off the motor shaft.Electrically disconnected the motor (make sure you unplug the washer before starting)Removed 3 bolts holding the gear case and motor.Then I pulled the gear case and motor out the bottom, the shaft is about two feet long and the clutch comes with it.Replace the clutch and put the shaft back where it belongs. Make sure the clutch spring doesn't bump against the plastic brake thing, it will stop you from pushing the shaft all the way in. Pushing the gear case and motor assy the last inch and aligning the holes for the bolts was the hardest part. The bolts aren't long enough to grab the threaded hole, so you have to get it perfectly aligned. After about a half-hour of fighting it, I finally used a hammer and lightly tapped it into place. Just put everything back together in the reverse order.
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