No, we’re not talking about the cute and furry kind of dogs. Agitator Dogs, also called Agitator Cogs, Dog Ears, or Ratchet Cogs are a small but important part of the Agitator in most top loading washers. Without them, your washer cannot properly move your clothes during the agitation cycle to get them clean. Which is why we’ve made
Agitator Dogs our Product Pick of the Week.
In today’s blog, we’ll be briefly going over how your Agitator works and what the Agitator Dogs do. We’ll also give you a few tips to identifying if it’s time to replace the Agitator Dogs in your top-loading washer.