Why is my Maytag washer not agitating?

Why is my Maytag washer not agitating?

Common solutions for: Maytag Washer won’t agitate. If the washer won’t agitate, replacing the agitator repair kit may solve the problem. 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.

What causes a Whirlpool washer not to agitate?

A washing machine agitator not working can also be caused by a broken motor coupling. The motor coupling connects the motor and the transmission. The motor coupling can fail when the washer is overloaded (to protect damage to the motor and the transmission), as well as from normal wear and tear.

How do I reset my washing machine motor?

Motor Reset:Unplug the washer for 1 minute from the electrical outlet.Plug the washer back in and lift and lower the lid 6 times within a 12 second period. You have 30 seconds to start lifting and lowering the lid. The motor has now been reset and is ready for you to start a cycle.