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Kenmore 80 Series washer leaves brown grease marks

Our Kenmore 80 Series washer leaves brown grease marks on lightweight fabrics. I think my blouses are getting caught under the agitator. Can we remove the dasher and clean it up without taking away important lubricant?

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  • catherineoch Nov 15, 2009

    Thanks for the quick reply! But how do I get the agitator off?

  • catherineoch Nov 16, 2009

    Thanks for the quick reply! But how do I get the agitator off?

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Remove the agitator and check the shaft seal underneath the plastic drive block at the top of the shaft. Move the shaft in different directions to check the condition of the top bearing. If none or very slight, replace the seal at the top of the shaft supporting post. Clean any grease that is outside of the seal when you are done. Be sure to not damage the seal surface on the shaft when removing/replacing the seal and pre-grease the new seal's inner lip before installing.

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  • drallim Nov 16, 2009

    There should be a top cap on the agitator that unscrews CCW and then the agitator can be pulled straight up (be careful that it doesn't suddenly release and smack you in the face). The coupling is a tapered fit and washing debris causes the connection to be sticky. Work around the rim with your fingers pulling in different places.

  • drallim Nov 16, 2009

    Go to: SearsPartsDirect.com and enter your model number (xxx.xxxxxxxx). Select the agitator sub-assembly for a clearer picture of all the part relationships (this is way more complicated than I had pictured). It might be worthwhile to obtain a service manual before attempting this.

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