Product Pick of the Week: Agitator Dogs

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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. Continue reading

Why Isn’t My Washer Spinning? | How to Replace the Drive Belt in a Top Loading Washer

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You load the washer, let it fill, and then….nothing.  No one ever wants to have to deal with a broken washing machine, so when the washer isn’t working right many people automatically start to dread that they will have to call in the repair man, or worse yet replace the entire appliance.  Luckily, this isn’t always the case.

If your washer won’t spin at all or is making a squealing sound during the spin cycle, it may mean your Drive Belt is broken or damaged.  This is something you can easily fix yourself.  Today we have a step-by-step guide to Replacing the Drive Belt in most Top Loading Washers.

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