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my washing machine is not agitating after replacing new dog agitators. Washer only fills up and still will not agitate.

Kenmore top load washer. Model number: 110.73952101 Sounds like machine motor starts in order to agitate, but makes a grinding noise and will not agitate.

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Joseph Perez
I like to keep my clothes nice and clean and I know how important it is to have a good working washer. While you are waiting for an expert answer, I did manage to find a link that will provide you with some good tips about what may be causing your problem. I hope my link is useful.
by Joseph Perez Earned 62,642 community points in Kenmore
March 8th, 2011
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Joey S
Thank you for your question and I understand your concern.

Based on your symptom and details it sounds like you have a broken motor coupler. If the washer will not agitate or spin but will drain then the failure is likely the motor coupler. When the motor coupler breaks, the washer will not agitate or spin.

I added a video I found on YouTube showing how to access and replace the

motor coupler


NOTE: Disconnect the power cord from the power source before servicing your washer.
by Joey S Earned 113,887 community points in Kenmore
March 9th, 2011
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Manage My Life
Thank you so much. It is GREATLY appreciated. I will try to replace this when i get home and will be sure to post the results.

Thanks Again,
by Manage My Life
March 10th, 2011
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