Got my Whirlpool repaired last week for not draining and the Service
Rep replaced the coupling and adjusted the clutch.
Since then the washer agitates differently.
Instead of the jerky 90' motion it had it now keeps on rotating
Was this caused by the repair or is it a different issue?
Will it effect the condition of my clothes?
Thanks a bunch for your help.
You mean it no longer actually agitates but simply spins (slowly)? If
so, the guy screwed up something. If you mean it used to go bang and
thump but now just agitates quietly, then he probably fixed a problem
besides that it didn't drain. If it doesn't agitate at all, then he
needs to come back and correct whatever it was he did wrong (and I
wouldn't expect a service call charge).
As for the clothes, I doubt they're cognizant enough to recognize the
If it isn't agitating at all, really soiled loads will probably not get
as clean as they would otherwise. As for the effect on the clothes
themselves, less agitation will undoubtedly cause less actual wear on
the fabric (probably not discernible) at the aforementioned cost of
less intensive cleansing action (that's why they make them agitate to
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