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Author Topic: wtw4850xq0 Agitation Problem  (Read 508 times)

Offline JohnA

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wtw4850xq0 Agitation Problem
« on: February 12, 2018, 09:00:04 PM »

My washer is having agitation problems. It does everything fine but agitate. I will just spin instead of agitate. The dog cogs are fine. It doesn't try to agitate back and forth. It just tries to go in one direction. My whirpool is causing a whirpool which wraps the clothes around the agitator.


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Offline dab147315

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Re: wtw4850xq0 Agitation Problem
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2018, 08:04:30 AM »
W10804665 First Check the capacitor for proper microfarads.

Offline JohnA

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Re: wtw4850xq0 Agitation Problem
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2018, 08:10:33 AM »
Which capacitor?

Offline dab147315

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Re: wtw4850xq0 Agitation Problem
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2018, 08:12:53 AM »
Under the washer by the motor.

Offline scrapiron

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Re: wtw4850xq0 Agitation Problem
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2018, 09:10:03 AM »
Sounds like the control board is not pausing and reversing the voltage to the motor.
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Offline dab147315

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Re: wtw4850xq0 Agitation Problem
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2018, 09:29:30 AM »
scrapiron is right on that to but these washers are throw aways if it comes to that.Look for broken wires down by motor and capacitor and here is a video that help this guy.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8mo_7SDLBo