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My washer agitator spins but the tub doesn't,also see metal insid

I heard a noise like the washer was off balance but when i redistributed the load only the agitator would spin not the tub, then I found pieces of what looks like old metal inside the tub, but the tub is intact? Should I even try to fix this or get a new washer, its appx.7-8yrs old?

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Repair or replace is always a judgement call. Most people will be better off replacing the machine. This is a rather big job, labor wise. On a difficulty scale of 1 -10, I'd give it an 8. The metal is the inner area between the inner drum and the transmission shaft, which has corroded and started to break apart. (located under the agitator) To repair, the agitator is removed, the washer front and top are removed to allow the washer's outer tub cover to be removed. This allows the inner tub to be removed. (caution: the big nut under the agitator drive spline is a left hand thread) Then, the drain hose, water level hose, suspension rods, and electrical to the motor are all removed to allow the entire drum to be removed from the washer to allow the inner tub to be removed. The actual metal part which needs to be replaced is then easy to replace by removing a few torx head screws from the underside of the inner tub.

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Testimonial: "thank you for the information, we will take a look at the washer tonite and decide if we want to replace or repair it."

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I had the same ting happen, But after removing te agitator (just by pulling it up very hard) fount the basket had completely tore it self of the trans ( from rust).......basket has a life time warrant : -)

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

Testimonial: "Thanks, for the info, i decided to buy a new washer since it was 8yrs old and very corroded. Taking the whole washer apart is alot of work."

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