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Remove dual agitator


The agitator in your Maytag Dependable Care washer uses a back-and-forth motion to move your clothes from the top of the washtub to the bottom and back to the top again. The fins on the side of the agitator help facilitate this movement. When one of the fins sustains damage or the agitator fails to move, you must remove the agitator to make the necessary repairs.Disconnect your Maytag Dependable Care washer from the electrical wall outlet. Turn off the valves supplying water to the appliance.
2 Open the washer's lid to access the agitator. Look for a 1/4-inch hex screw recessed in an opening about three-quarters down the side of the agitator.
3 Insert a 1/4-inch nut driver into the opening in the side of the agitator. Fit the nut driver over the head of the screw. Turn the screw counterclockwise to remove it.Grab the bottom of the agitator with both hands. Pull the agitator from the bottom of the washtub.
  • Nut driver, 1/4-inch

Sep 29, 2016 | Washing Machines

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Remove frigidaire agitator


I appreciate your inquiry, friend!

Based off the information you have provided you need to remove the agitator inside of your Frigidaire washer. Could you please provide me with your model number? I may be able to find additional information once I have that number. You should be able to locate the serial tag on the door frame of the washer. Once I have that information I would be happy to assist you. -Matt

Feb 22, 2015 | Frigidaire Washing Machines

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Sm8280871 washer. How do you take agitator out?


Are you sure this is a model number? It looks more like a Serial number. Model should be on a tag with serial number. Usually starts with letters then about 4 numbers and more letters. Providing that would likely get you better assistance.

Feb 17, 2015 | Roper Washing Machines

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Fabric softener dispenser will not stay on agitator


Hello friend, thanks for the post!

I understand that your fabric softener dispenser is not staying on your agitator. Would you be able to provide me your model number please? With that information I can research any further questions you may have. You can normally locate your serial tag (which lists your model number) on the upper front interior of the door frame on a front load washer. If you own a top load washer you would normally find the serial tag on the inside of the lid, on the right side. I look forward to your response.-Matt

Jul 28, 2014 | Frigidaire Washing Machines

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How to remove agitator cam from the upper part of the agitator?


Had same problem with my washer. Check to see if there are little plastic tags holding top/bottom of agitator. after replacing dogs just ensure that you realign with tags so they do not break off.

Oct 10, 2009 | Whirlpool LSN1000LW Top Load Washer

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Agitator spins tub doesnt


GE USUALLY PUTS THE NUMBERS UNDER THE WASHER LID ON A METAL TAG. BUT I HAVE SEEN THEM ON THE REAR OF THE WASHER WHERE THE HOSES ARE LOCATED

Sep 16, 2009 | GE Profile WPSR3120WWW

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How can I remove the agitator on a premier 510 model


Hi,
Before removing the agitator, unplug the washer to avoid an electrical shock hazard.
The agitator is fastened to the agitator shaft and its movement is driven either by splines or a simple clutch assembly. The splines are usually plastic or rubber nubs on a cylinder that fits over the agitator shaft. If the nubs wear down, the shaft will not turn properly or it will turn weakly. If the agitator is moving in only one direction, the likely cause is the clutch assembly. The clutch has dogs that depress and pop up with each turn. If those dogs are worn, they will not engage properly and the agitator will turn only in one direction.
Various makes and models differ in how the agitator is removed. In some newer models, the agitator just lifts straight up and out. However, in most models you will have to do some combination of the following steps. First remove the fabric softener dispenser, if any. It should either lift or screw off. Next remove the cap. It may lift off, screw off or failing that, it may need to be pried off.
Beneath the cap some agitators are secured in place by a bolt. Use a socket wrench with an extension to remove that bolt. Some washers may have a screw near to the bottom of the agitator post that must be removed. Now try to lift the agitator straight up, possibly with a little back and forth rocking motion. Use caution when pulling, the agitator may come loose suddenly and hit you in the face or send you flying backward.
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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Aug 05, 2009 | Hoover Nextra HNT 2135 Top Load Washer

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Locked up agitator,


If your agitator is a 2 piece, it has a rachet action and turns free counter clockwise and locks to the bottom piece when turning counter clockwise.
The transmission disengages the agitator when it is in the spin mode. If you put the washer in the spin cycle the agitator should free up.
If the washer is spining ok and the agitator is not turning free you have a transmission problem.

Jan 27, 2009 | Admiral AW22 Top Load Washer

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Loose Agitator


Usually, there is a bolt that holds the agitator on. If you remove the cap off the center of the agitator, you should find a bolt underneath that you can tighten back down. Adding a little thread lock to the bolt wont hurt.

Jul 10, 2008 | Maytag PAV2300 Top Load Washer

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Washer will not agitate but will spin


It sounds like the plastic inside the agitator cog are worn. The smell is the plastic cog turning but the agitator not turning.

Take off the top of the agitator. If any screw are available remove them. If not grab the agitator from the bottom and yank off. Unscrew the agitator drive cog and inspect underside of agitator. Go to an appliance repair shop and reorder a new one. Between $15-30.

Mar 05, 2008 | Frigidaire GSTF1670A Front Load Washer

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