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Agitator grinds and won't spin

The agitator in my Kenmore Elite series top loading washing machine makes a grinding noise and will not spin. The water will still drain but once the water fills to the appropriate level, the agitator grinds and will not spin. I also need instructions on how to remove the agitator. Thank you.

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Remove cap,,or fabric softner dispencer..pull straight up..look down in the agitator you will see a plastic cover,,pull it straight up...now your looking at the agitator dog cam assmbly..thats a 1/2 in nut there,,remove it you will need a nut driver or wrectet...now just pull the hold agitator up...be careful not to lose the agatitor dogs..onthejob

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    onthethejob1 Jan 17, 2009

    please rate me..onthejob ..thank you

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