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Washer won't agitate

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Common solutions for: Washer won't agitate
Solution 1:
Agitator Repair Kit
If the washer won't agitate, replacing the agitator repair kit may solve the problem. The kit contains the agitator components that are most likely to wear out and/or fail. If any of the parts are wor...n out, stripped, or damaged, replace the kit.
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Washer/Dryer Combo Agitator Repair Kit
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Solution 2:
Drive Block or Bell
The drive block connects the washer transmission to the agitator. If the drive block is worn out, the transmission shaft will still move back and forth, but the agitator will only move slightly or wil...l not move at all. Inspect the drive block for damage. If the drive block is worn out, stripped, or damaged, replace it.
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Washer/Dryer Combo Drive Block or Bell
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Solution 3:
Drive Belt
Inspect the drive belt to determine if it is broken or if it is loose on the pulleys. If the drive belt is broken or loose, replace it....
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Washer/Dryer Combo Drive Belt
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Solution 4:
Motor Coupling
The motor coupling connects the motor to the washer transmission. If the washer is overloaded, the motor coupling will fail in order to protect both the motor and transmission. The motor coupling can ...also fail due to normal wear. Inspect the motor coupling to determine if it is broken. If the motor coupling is broken, replace it.
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Washer/Dryer Combo Motor Coupling
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Solution 5:
Motor Control Board
The motor control board provides power to the motor. If the motor control board is defective, the washer may not work properly or may not work at all. First, check the control board for burned out com...ponents. To determine if the motor control board is defective, ensure that the control board is providing power to the motor. If the control board has power, but is not providing power to the motor, replace it.
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Motor Control Board
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Solution 6:
Door Lock
The door lock secures the washer door shut during operation. Once the washer door is closed, the washer can begin operating. If the door lock is defective, the washer door will not latch properly. The... door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Inspect the door lock for damage. If the door lock is damaged or does not latch properly, replace it. To determine if the door lock has failed electrically, use a multimeter to test each of the door lock switches for continuity.
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Door Lock
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Solution 7:
Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly
The door lock secures the washer door shut during operation. Once the washer door is closed, the washer can begin operating. If the washer door is not latched shut, the door switch will prevent the wa...sher from operating. If the door lock is defective, the washer will not spin or start. The door lock can fail either mechanically or electrically. Inspect the door lock for damage. If the door lock is damaged or does not latch properly, replace it. To determine if the door lock has failed electrically, consult your washer’s wiring diagram and use a multimeter to test each of the door lock switches for continuity. If one of the switches does not have continuity, replace the switch.
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly
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Solution 8:
Drive Motor
The drive motor might be defective. However, the drive motor is rarely at fault for this symptom. Before replacing the drive motor, first check all of the more commonly defective washer components. If... none of those components are defective, consider replacing the drive motor. To determine if the drive motor is defective, first ensure that the motor is getting power. If the drive motor hums but doesn’t run, is noisy, or does not turn freely, replace it.
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Drive Motor
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Solution 9:
Rotor Assembly
The rotor interacts with the stator to create a strong electromagnetic field, which rotates the tub in either direction. If the magnets on the rotor are damaged, or any part of the rotor is defective,... the washer may not spin or agitate. To determine if the rotor is defective, inspect the rotor for damage. If the rotor is damaged, replace it.
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Rotor Assembly
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Solution 10:
Stator Assembly
The stator interacts with the rotor to create a strong electromagnetic field which rotates the tub in either direction. If the windings on the stator are damaged, the washer will not spin or agitate. ...Check the stator for damaged windings or other defects.
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Washer/Dryer Combo Stator Assembly
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Solution 11:
Agitator Assembly
The agitator might be damaged or stripped away where it connects to the drive system inside. To determine if the agitator is stripped inside remove it from the washer and inspect for damage or wear....
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Washer/Dryer Combo Agitator Assembly
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Solution 12:
Lower Agitator
The lower agitator might be damaged or stripped away where it connects to the drive system inside. To determine if the lower agitator is stripped inside remove it from the washer and inspect for damag...e or wear.
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Washer/Dryer Combo Lower Agitator
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Solution 13:
Upper Agitator
The upper agitator might be damaged or stripped out at the lower agitator connection point. Inspect the agitator for damage or wear around the connection point....
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Washer/Dryer Combo Upper Agitator
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Solution 14:
Washplate
If the washing machine will not agitate correctly the washplate might be damaged and stripped off the drive shaft. The agitator can be removed to check out the washplate connection point. ...
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Washer/Dryer Combo Washplate
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