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

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Why Isn’t My Washer Agitating? | How to Replace the Splutch Cam Kit in a Top Loading Washer

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If your washer won’t spin or agitate, it may be a problem with your Splutch Cam Kit.  The Splutch Cam Assembly transfers energy from the motor to the transmission in your washer, allowing it to spin.  This repair is relatively easy to complete yourself, and to help you out we have an easy Step-by-Step Repair Guide for you today.

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Part W10721967- Whirlpool Splutch Cam Kit

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Why Won’t My Washer Spin? | How to Replace the Drive Belt in a Front Loading Washer

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If you’ve found yourself with a washing machine that won’t spin or makes a squealing sound when it agitates or reaches the spin cycle, you most likely have a damaged or broken Drive Belt.  Unlike some washer repairs, this particular job is relatively quick and easy and is something you won’t have to call the repair man about.

Today we have a short step-by-guide on how to replace the Drive Belt on most Front Load Washing Machines.  If you need to replace a damaged belt in a Top Loading Washer, you can find that repair guide here.  

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