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Sleeve tangled under agitator How do i remove it to free the clothes

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SOURCE: drawstring tangled under agitator on an older GE washing machine.

You should be able to unscrew the top cap of the agitator ( may be left hand thread ) and lift off the agitator once the cap is off... They sometimes stick so you may have to muscle it to remove that cap..once lifted off..you should be able to untangle the string that is caught..

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Remove the agitator

The agitator is actually pressed on without mechanical fasteners . Grab the bottom of the agitator firmly on each side. Pull up with a quick, hard **** (careful not to hit your face). If this does not work, wrap a belt under the agitator. Grab the belt firmly and pull up with a quick, hard ****.

Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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SOURCE: shirt caught in the agitator

The top of the agitator should unscrew then pull off.

Posted on Feb 21, 2009

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SOURCE: agitator removal to remove clothes stuck beneath

for the basic top loader there should be a cap on the top of the agitator you can pop off with a flat screw driver and then use a ratchet with an extension to get to the nut holding the agitator on, 1\2 inch or 9\16 socket, i think.

Posted on Dec 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Is there a way to remove the agitator? I have a

Jdangullet --
Yes, the agitator assembly can be removed. The WPRE6100G parts diagram is available at: [http://www.geappliances.com/] The top plastic portion of the agitator can be removed to access the screw [SCR 1/4-20 MCH HXW 5/8 S] securing the coupling assembly. If you have questions, write back. -- SWT

Posted on Aug 22, 2010

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The agitator's movement back and forth is important for the cleaning of your laundry. If it doesn't function properly, your clothes won't be as clean as possible. If your agitator does not move, moves only in one direction or its movement is very weak, you will probably need to remove the agitator. Furthermore, in order to inspect the tub for leaks, the clutch assembly, the splines, or to remove the spin drum, you will have to remove the agitator.

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If the agitator is particularly stubborn, you can loop some rope under one side of the agitator at the bottom and then up over a broom handle. Now loop it again under the other side of the agitator and back up to the broom. Brace one end of the broom handle against the top of the washer and lift up on the other end. Double check that you have removed anything that may be securing the agitator in place. Do not use too much force or you may damage the washer cabinet, agitator or injure yourself.
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