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Kenmore washer 100.92380200 upper agitator not turning

The upper agitator is not turning anymore. The lower part does work but the upper part (big agitator) seems to be ''loose'' for lack of a better word. Do you have pictures of the repairs I need to do? Thanks in advance.

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Just fixed mine. You will need an agitator repair kit. It comes with cover seal, bolt seal ratchet pieces and thrust plate for the bottom of upper agitator. Remove fabric cup and cover underneath. Remove bolt and upper agitator. Simple fix. New parts have instructions to repair. Get the correct model number and buy it from an appliance parts place. Around $20.00 retail.

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