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Big nut that holds tub and agitator in place keeps coming loose

Currently have a GE GHDSR316H0WW washer. I figured out the reason to my prior problem as being the NUT that holds the agitator and tub in place keeps coming loose. I take the agitator and the little beige cap thing off, and behold the huge nut that holds everything secure is loose yet again. This has happened 3 times in as many days. I think I got it tight enough this last time after reefing on it, however my question is does anyone know of any tricks to keep in secured? any torque spec's on that nut? The nut is about an inch and a half and tightens counter-clockwise.

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Try to put some red thread lock on it. Red is permanent and blue is not permanent. I would use the red if you do not need to take apart again.

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