maytag washer agitator issues

ctudh1July 20, 2012

20 yr old. normal wash cycle. fills - no agitation during wash cycle. end of wash cycle, dumps and agitates - rinse cycle - no agitation, spin cycle, agitation. timer works

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dadoes

Model number is needed for anyone to give you a useful answer. And more detail -- when there's no agitation during the wash and rinse periods, is the drive motor running or is the machine "dead" other than the timer advancing?

    Bookmark   July 20, 2012 at 4:11PM
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ctudh1

model #LAT7400AAW. drive motor is working during no agitation

    Bookmark   July 20, 2012 at 5:01PM
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dadoes

Helical drive mechanism with orbital transmission. It's considered a robust design. Simple trouble would be if the agitator splines are worn, slipping on the drive shaft. Can it be turned easily by hand? Worse is a problem inside the transmission.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2012 at 10:45AM
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