An agitator is a mechanism that makes the washing machine to shake and rotate and provides it motion. The agitator faces many problems during the course of providing movement to the machine sometimes may end up offering irregular movements too.
This reduces the oscillation power in the agitator and makes the agitation mode to stop working. A broken electrical circuit is also considered as the common problem with the washing machine agitators. Washing machines are generally connected to electrical connections and at times breakage and burst in the circuit may lead to the non-functioning of the agitator.
Sometimes even overloaded washing machines forces the agitator to hum and shake and this results in clothes not being washed. The above are the most common faults incurred due to the washing machine agitators.
Tips connected with washing machine agitator
Sometimes it is seen that the washing machine agitator cause extreme noise and irregular vibration and this causes the machine to come to a stop. The agitator is generally always fixed into the finnier part of the tub shaft. Few of the problems concerning agitators can be solved by repairing the agitator; however some also need replacement of the agitator.
Fixing and installation of such parts should be done with the guidance of the service person or the professionals should be made to fix the agitator inside the washing machine. The excessive vibration caused in the agitator may also be due to the torn out snubber.
Hence fixing or replacing of the snubber provides smooth working of the agitator. Since agitators are connected to the electrical circuits, proper care should be provided to the circuits. In case of breakage of circuits it can be rectified with the help of an electrician.
The washing machine tub and basket commonly does not cause any problems, because the agitator is fixed inside the tub. But the improper functioning of an agitator results in damage to the laundry clothes thereby creating more noise and disrupts the functioning of the washing machine.
ifb washing machine 6.5 kg top load These are indications for the replacement of the agitator. In the removal or fixing of the agitators from the washing machines, the connection of the washing machine should be unplugged to avoid misshapenness.