Why is my washer not agitating properly?

Why is my washer not agitating properly?

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 I know if my agitator is working?

The agitator should start to oscillate back and forth, mixing up the clothes in the water. If the agitator does not move, double check that the sensor is depressed. If it still does not move with the sensor depressed, the agitator is broken and should be repaired.

How fast should a washer agitate?

Most agitator washers clock in between 35 and 65 minutes in our tests. HE top-loaders usually take between 60 and 80 minutes, and front-loaders take 75 to 120 minutes. (We use the normal-wash/heavy-soil setting in our tests; a normal-soil setting takes less time.)

How do I know if my washer motor 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 won’t my GE washer agitate?

If the washer is not agitating, you may need to reset your washer motor . If your washer senses a power spike, unbalanced load, or disruption in power it will send a fault code to your motor and may require the motor to be reset: Plug the washer back in and lift and lower the lid 6 times within a 12 second period.

How do you reset a GE top load washer?

Top Load Washer – Hydrowave Motor ResetUnplug 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.

How do you reset a front load Whirlpool washing machine?

If they are, press START / STOP one time. Rotate your dial until you have the following three lights illuminated: RINSE, WASH, and STOP. Then turn off your washer and unplug it for ten seconds. When you turn it back on it should be reset.