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PartSelect #:PS388034
Manufacturer #:80040
This kit is used for replacing the agitator directional cogs (Agitator Dogs, Agitator Repair Kit, Washer Agitator Dogs, Agitator Dog Ears). The agitator is what creates the thrusti...
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PartSelect #:PS334650
Manufacturer #:285811
This kit (Medium Cam Agitator Repair Kit, Washer Agitator Cam Repair Kit, Cam Agitator) is used to repair the agitator. These parts are located inside the agitator auger near the ...
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PartSelect #:PS334562
Manufacturer #:285587
This is a genuine OEM thrust spacer for your washer, and is also commonly known as a retainer ring. The spacer is about 2.5 inches in diameter, is made of plastic, and is white in ...
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PartSelect #:PS11748108
Manufacturer #:WPW10072840
This is an inner cap seal, but may also be known as an O-ring, and it is a part for your washing machine. Some symptoms replacing this part will fix include: leaking from your appl...
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PartSelect #:PS11748113
Manufacturer #:WPW10074580
The O-Ring is included with this cap. It can be purchased separately as Part #WPW10072840.
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PartSelect #:PS11747978
Manufacturer #:WPW10006384
The main drive belt is designed to ride on the pulley until the basket gets up to speed.
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PartSelect #:PS10057144
Manufacturer #:W10721967
This is a replacement clutch assembly or cam kit for your washer. The clutch assembly is mounted on the drive shaft on the bottom of your washer. You may need to replace the clutch...
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PartSelect #:PS11742027
Manufacturer #:WP3949550
This part goes on the agitator retaining bolt.
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PartSelect #:PS385132
Manufacturer #:72017
This touch-up paint can be used on a wide variety of household appliances. It is most often used on washers, dryer, refrigerators, dishwashers, ranges, freezers, trash compactors, ...
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PartSelect #:PS11740613
Manufacturer #:WP285655
The hose clamp is used to hold the water hose in place which will prevent the hose from leaking water. Sometimes the clamp may lose its ability to latch on, causing a leaking washe...
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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
  • 825 of 873 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

Upper portion of agitator, no longer pushing clothing down.

Agitator Repair Kit – Part Number: 285811
  • Customer: Matt from Pawtucket, RI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 770 of 796 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.

Ve... 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
  • 606 of 631 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