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My ge washer wpre6100g clicks during agitation part of cycle...

I hear a little irregular swishing but no agitation and this sound is exactly the same in all other types of cycles, ie. cottons, casual, handwash or load type, or any of the other settings. seem to run ok during any other parts of a cycle, ie. spin, drain, rinse...

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  • rketchens Jan 30, 2009

    Thanks, will see tomorrow. Just washing away on the handwash cycle till then, lol. Can't get her to stop for repair at the moment. Maybe handwashing works ok. She says everything is clean........I think the wrags i use one the Bike will need a litle more, lol.......
    Rob

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Sounds like the agitater drive is stripped its a plastic piece under tha agitater you just grab the agitater work your fingers under the edges and **** up on it and it snaps off then remove the 5/16 screw put a new block on and snap the agitater back on

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