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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...
Required Part
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...
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Washer/Dryer Combo Drive Block or Bell
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Solution 3:
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...
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Washer/Dryer Combo Motor Coupling
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Solution 4:
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 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...
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Washer/Dryer Combo Motor Control Board
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Solution 6:
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....
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Washer/Dryer Combo Drive Motor
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Solution 7:
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....
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Door Lock
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Solution 8:
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....
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Stator Assembly
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Solution 9:
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...
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly
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Solution 10:
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...
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Washer/Dryer Combo Rotor Assembly
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Solution 11:
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...
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Lower Agitator
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Solution 12:
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.
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Upper Agitator
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Solution 13:
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.
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Agitator Assembly
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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.
Required Part
Washer/Dryer Combo Washplate
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