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Re: AGITATOR ON WASHING MACHINE NOT WORKING - Maytag Neptune MAH5500B Front Load Washer Washing Machines

Could be aggitator dogs are worn out

Posted on Oct 31, 2007

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ok please read this solution fully this will be posted in 2 posts so i can get it all for you ok
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