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Aggitator working fine, however the plastic ''sleeve'' in middle covering it is noe catching to make it move. Can this part be replaced?

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It can be fixed.what you need are agitator dogs.they go in the top part of agitator.you will need to pop cap off and take out one bolt in center if agitator.pull agitator aut and pull it apart.the center piece of the top part will have the old dogs on it.4 little pieces.very easy and cheap repair.

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