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Maytag Washer Won't Agitate

A482

The part(s) or condition(s) listed below for the symptom Washer won't agitate are ordered from most likely to least likely to occur. Check or test each item, starting with the items at the top of the page.

Most Frequent Causes for Washer won't agitate

Cause 1Drive 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.

Parts
Drive Motor for your MaytagWashing Machine
Drive Motor - Part # 1063646 Mfg Part # 12002351

Washing machine drive motor, one speed (120 volt)

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Cause 2Agitator 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.

Parts
Agitator Assembly for your MaytagWashing Machine
Agitator Assembly - Part # 433709 Mfg Part # 201379

Commercial agitator with cap, black

Cause 3Agitator 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.

Parts
Agitator Assembly for your MaytagWashing Machine
Agitator Assembly - Part # 1001091 Mfg Part # 22004085

Large agitator,white, *A412, A512, A612, A613, A883, A712

Cause 4Agitator 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.

Parts
Agitator Assembly for your MaytagWashing Machine
Agitator Assembly - Part # 4430817 Mfg Part # WP207228

Agitator assembly with lock screw

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Cause 5Agitator 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.

Parts
Agitator Assembly for your MaytagWashing Machine
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