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Trying to get the cam drive off to replace dog ears

It won't come off, what are we missing?

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Remove the bolt and get the agitator out the washer.
Set the agitator on the floor,put your feet on the base and yank the top part off. Get a piece of pipe and place the cam with the new dogs on the pipe. Flip the top piece of the agitator over and shove the cam up into the top, then flip it right side up and position it so you can snap it back together . Make sure you don't flatten out the 2 tabs on the base. NOT GOOD. Once you snapped it back together carefully slide it back into postion on the washer spline and take cake not to make it come back apart. Put the blt back and don't overtighten. Comprende? LOL

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The top section of the two piece agitator is usually removed by first pulling off the agitator cap then removing the inner cap. Underneath those there is usually a 7/16" bolt which will need to be unscrewed. Once removed, the top agitator half can usually be pulled straight up to access the defective components.

The clutch cam and clutch dogs usually responsible for problems should be found in the now removed upper portion of the agitator assembly.

Although just the agitator dogs are available separately, a worn cam will eventually result in the same failure again. All worn components should be replaced together to reduce the chance of the condition recurring.

http://www.american-appliance.com/old_Site/service_pages/wp_dd_wash/dddogreplacement.htm

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  8. Hold the cam on one hand and the top agitator on the other.
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  10. Reinstall the top agitator into the bottom agitator.
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