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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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i believe all you have to do is put you fingers underneath it grab the sides and pull up,that will remove the whole agitator,if you want to change the dogs,pop off the top fabric softener dispenser and take out the 7/16 bolt and remove middle section,change your parts and put it back the same way you took it apart

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