What would cause a washer not to agitate?

What would cause a washer not to agitate?

If your washer won’t agitate but spins, a broken agitator may be to blame. The output shaft of the transmission is splined to the agitator to secure it in place. Over time, some of the components of the agitator can wear down or break with normal usage, causing your washing machine not agitating issue.

How do you fix a Maytag washer that won’t agitate?

Common solutions for: Maytag Washer won’t agitate

  1. Agitator Repair Kit. If the washer won’t agitate, replacing the agitator repair kit may solve the problem.
  2. Drive Block or Bell.
  3. Drive Belt.
  4. Motor Coupling.
  5. Motor Control Board.
  6. Door Lock.
  7. Door Lock Motor and Switch Assembly.
  8. Drive Motor.

What causes a Whirlpool washer not to agitate?

When your Whirlpool washer won’t agitate, spin, or drain, the culprit could be a defective drive block. The drive block connects the agitator to the washer transmission. If the drive block is worn out, the agitator may move a little or not at all, even when the transmission shaft is still moving.

Why is my spin cycle not working?

An unbalanced load of laundry is one of the most common causes of an inadequate spin cycle. Sometimes clothing can settle on one side of the drum, throwing off the motion of the washing machine. If you suspect a distribution problem, try rearranging your clumped-up wet laundry and running the spin cycle again.

How do I know if my agitator coupler is bad?

If the washer fills to the selected level and you hear the motor running but the washer is not agitating, set the dial on the spin cycle. If the washer drains the water and you hear the motor running (making noise but not spinning), it is likely you have a broken motor coupler.

Why are my clothes too wet after the spin cycle?

Loading Too Many Items Overloading can lead to an imbalance that reduces the washer’s spin speed, leaving clothes too wet after spin cycle completes. If the washer leaves clothes soaked after a large load, remove some items, redistribute others and run another rinse and spin cycle.