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Maytag PAV2300 My agitator falls off all the time. First it was just the top part, now it's the whole thing. Can I fix it myself and how, or do I need to call a repairman? Thanks

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When you say its the whole thing, is a shaft coming out out with it or is it a two part agitator? if the shaft is coming out its time for a new transmission. if its a two part agitator, replace it

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