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GE washer not agitating

My GE washer quit agitating but works fine in spin mode i pulled up agitator nothing wedged,I replaced belt cause old one was worn and when the agitator stoped working i noticed a burning smell from the belt but i replaced that and still the same?HELP!

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When you pulled up agitator was the splined shaft moving back and forth ? If so replace the insert in the agitator. If not the problem is in the transmission .

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You just do this

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  • Inspect under the washer for soot (clutch)
  • Test the motor
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