Get Answers to your Appliance Repair Questions

Disclosure: This website contains affiliate links, Meaning I get a commission if you decide to make a purchase through my links, at no cost to you.

Your Privacy Rights

Washer Parts  ·   Dryer Parts  ·   Refrigerator Parts  ·   Dishwasher Parts  ·   Range/Cooktop/Oven Parts  ·   All Appliance Parts 

Author Topic: Whirlpool washer not agitating  (Read 252 times)

Offline paulrhyan

  • VIP Member
  • Member Since: Aug 2021
  • Posts: 1
Whirlpool washer not agitating
« on: August 29, 2021, 12:06:06 AM »

Good evening everybody.

I have a Whirlpool HE top load (belt driven) washer, model # WTW5000DW1 that isn't agitating correctly. If you look at the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtwtSdnyn0o&ab_channel=KirkRivas and click on the 6:00 minute mark. The agitator pulses 1+ revolution CW then 1+ revolution CCW. Clearly it is agitating correctly.

This is what my washer looks like: https://youtu.be/l44Vu9Edelc I removed the impeller and while it's dirty and cruddy under there I couldn't see anything blocking or jamming the shaft, impeller or tub. The washer drains properly and spins fast. It just won't agitate.

What should I be looking at?

Thanks.