Whirlpool Top Load Washer Replace Shift Actuator #W10006355

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This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the shift actuator on a Whirlpool top-loading washing machine. The most common reason for replacing the shift actuator is when the washer is making loud noise.

All of the information for this shift actuator replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Whirlpool, Maytag, Kenmore, Crosley, Inglis, Amana, Roper

Step By Step Instructions

1
As with any repair, you should unplug the appliance before beginning
2
Turn off the hot and cold water supply valves.
3
To replace the shift actuator on your washer, you should first disconnect the water supply hoses from the inlet valve. Be prepared for some water to spill out.
4
Now, use tape to secure the lid.
5
Carefully tip the washer forward so the front of the cabinet rests on a blanket or towel.
6
Now remove the screws securing the belt cover and pull the cover off.
7
Next, disconnect the shift actuator wire harness.
8
Remove the mounting screws securing the actuator and pull off the old actuator.
9
Install the new shift actuator by first aligning the actuator pin with the splutch cam ring.
10
Then fully position the actuator and secure it with the mounting screws.
11
Connect the wire harness to the new actuator.
12
Replace the belt cover and secure it with the screws.
13
Now carefully lift the washer to its upright position. and remove the tape securing the lid.
14
Reconnect the water supply hoses to the inlet valve
15
Turn the water supply back on.
16
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the washer is functioning properly.
Description
This video provides step-by-step repair instructions for replacing the shift actuator on a Whirlpool top-loading washing machine. The most common reason for replacing the shift actuator is when the washer is making loud noise.

All of the information for this shift actuator replacement video is applicable to the following brands:
Whirlpool, Maytag, Kenmore, Crosley, Inglis, Amana, Roper
Step-By-Step Instructions
1
As with any repair, you should unplug the appliance before beginning
2
Turn off the hot and cold water supply valves.
3
To replace the shift actuator on your washer, you should first disconnect the water supply hoses from the inlet valve. Be prepared for some water to spill out.
4
Now, use tape to secure the lid.
5
Carefully tip the washer forward so the front of the cabinet rests on a blanket or towel.
6
Now remove the screws securing the belt cover and pull the cover off.
7
Next, disconnect the shift actuator wire harness.
8
Remove the mounting screws securing the actuator and pull off the old actuator.
9
Install the new shift actuator by first aligning the actuator pin with the splutch cam ring.
10
Then fully position the actuator and secure it with the mounting screws.
11
Connect the wire harness to the new actuator.
12
Replace the belt cover and secure it with the screws.
13
Now carefully lift the washer to its upright position. and remove the tape securing the lid.
14
Reconnect the water supply hoses to the inlet valve
15
Turn the water supply back on.
16
You’re now ready to plug the power cord back in and confirm that the washer is functioning properly.

Applicable Product Model

Washing Machine
Brand
Product Type
Model
Subtype
Top Loading
Product Diagram & Manuals
Parts Needed
Recommended Tools and Accessories
Cleaner
Cleaner
$8.99
Total$0.00

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