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Loose agitator Maytag LAT2600AAE

Seems like a lot of people are having problems with the loose agitators.  Same for me.  I can completely remove the agitator and I don't see any hole (s) for a set screw.

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  • Susan P Feb 13, 2008

    I have the same problem with the agitator. This agitator has two parts. The bottom part which is attached by that 10 mm screw. Then the top part which slides down onto the agitator shaft that has the grooves that agitate the clothes. That has popped up and does not want to attach to the shaft of the agitator. There for the clothes are not getting clean. I do not see any screw that holds that part of the agitator to the rest of the agitator

  • jscamp Oct 07, 2008

    same problem

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Look toward the bottom end of the agitator. There should be a small indentation where a 10mm screw is. This screw holds the agitator the the transmission shaft. Sometimes the screw works loose and needs to be tightened.

Posted on Jan 02, 2008

  • Farley9945 Oct 04, 2010

    It's not the agitator that's the problem. It's the auger that attaches to the agitator. The auger doesn't attach via a screw, it has teeth that locks into the agitator. After time the teeth wear out and there's no way to secure the auger. The solution is to replace the whole assembly, auger and agitator together.

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