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How to remove maytag agitator on mav408daww - Maytag Legacy MAV208DAWW Top Load Washer

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SOURCE: Maytag Legacy washer MAV408DAWW loud noise, dumped all water

Tub bearings and seal have failed. My SAV405DAWW just started with the loud grinding and I am now in the process of finding out if I can fix it myself. Kurt

Posted on Jan 13, 2009

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SOURCE: REMOVAL OF TOP AGITATOR ON MAYTAG WASHER

i believe all you have to do is put you fingers underneath it grab the sides and pull up,that will remove the whole agitator,if you want to change the dogs,pop off the top fabric softener dispenser and take out the 7/16 bolt and remove middle section,change your parts and put it back the same way you took it apart

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Above is a service manual this will show you how to troubleshoot and repair.

Posted on May 04, 2010

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