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Maytag Atlantis MAVT634AWW sounds like rocks when agitating

Hi there.
My washing machine sounds like there are rocks in the tub when it is agitating. And the clothes are still quite wet when spin cycle finishes. (I have to run an extra spin cycle to get them dry.) This happens just every 3rd load or so. Belt looks good. What's next? How do I remove the agitator?
Thanks so much!

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Jimster
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SOURCE: Removing Tub from Maytag Atlantis Washer

I do believe that when you remove the four bolts, it should come out. Sometimes you have to use a little force and shimmy left to right to get it to break loose (no hammers please) especially if you have a lot of scum build-up from soap. They can really be a bear sometimes to remove. Maybe put your foot in the bottom of the tub and hit it on both sides to work it free. Good Luck!!! Jim

Posted on Sep 09, 2007

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SOURCE: Maytag won't spin or agitate

I have had the same problem and found that the teeth on the under side of the agitator had been worn down to nothing... I assume this is from years of over loading (not from me) and so the agitator could not spin any more... i would tighten the bolt that holds th agitator on and it would come loose after a few loads. So my solution was to get a little bit longer bolt and newer plastic washer and tighten it as tight as i could and it seemed to work. Versus buying a new agitator base that would cost about $20-$30 and would have to wait for the part to be ordered. hope this helps

Posted on Oct 23, 2007

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SOURCE: Washing Machine will not agitate

how to take off agitator

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

Cyril J
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SOURCE: Maytag Atlantis Washer - MAV6200AWW

bolt has 1/2inch head but dont know the thread size is an orderable part 3 to 5 dollors, may not agitate since agitator not on shft to turn

Posted on May 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Maytag Atlantis Washing Machine does not ever drain or spin unless lift lid

your machine needs a new lid switch assembly!

Posted on Aug 22, 2008

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