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Author Topic: GE lack of agitation  (Read 2801 times)

Offline Yogi.304

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GE lack of agitation
« on: June 02, 2009, 08:41:13 PM »

The agitator, (and shaft) have 90 degrees of freedom, and often don't get connected during the agitation cycle.  Is this most likely to be mechanical, or electrical, and how do I get started trouble shooting it.  (or should I skip that part, and just shoot it?)  It is about three years old, and was used for two years, then spent a year in storage.  It worked a few times before acting up, and refusing to agitate.  (It makes a loud clicking noise when it as malfunctioning)

Model WBXR1060TAWW

Offline Mr. Fix-It

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Re: GE lack of agitation
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2009, 06:58:20 AM »
The first thing I would check is the agitator coupling. The agitator pushes down on top of it and the splines sometimes strip. If the coupling is Ok then I think you probably have a bad transmission.

Offline JWWebster

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Re: GE lack of agitation
« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2009, 10:21:23 AM »
As Mr Fixinator says, here is most likely the part you will need to replace:
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