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Maytag washer inside drum has dropped, is rubbing plastic off, sometimes smokes on heavy load during spin

I took each back baffles off and checked the bolt. When I lifted up on each bolt, the drum moved as expected, so I don't think it is the support arm. What else causes an inner drum to drop. I can lift the inner drum up a good 1+ inch

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Hi, You can unsnap the plastic splash ring and see if something is between the tubs. The inner tub turns rather hard anyways. The agitator might have a 1/4" screws in the side of it to hold it onto the shaft of the transmission. If not, just pull the agitator up real hard.
Under the agitator is a spanner nut that holds the inner tub in place. I hope this helps you. Please let me know if I can assist you further.

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