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I have a GE clothes washer, model# WKRE6280D0WW, and the agitator has stopped working. It just spins freely in the drum. The wash setting has always been on normal/fast, but a few days ago, I set it to gentle/fast for one cycle, then set it back to normal/fast. The agitator hasn't worked since.

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What you have is a bad drive block. Grab the agitator and snatch it off. The block is bolted to the tranny.
I have a GE clothes washer, model# WKRE6280D0WW, - 54b9ead.jpgWH43X10009 is the part number. Not very expensive nor hard to replace. the agitator snaps onto this block. The block is plastic andit has splines in it. they wear down smooth and cause the washer to do just what you describe.Read more

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