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Belt stuck under the agitator of my Maytag HAV2557AWW.

My belt got wrapped around the agitator and I cant get it out. I tried to remove the cap, and cant get that off either. I did remove the fab softner cup, but cant go any farther. I see the bolt that holds the agitator, but cant get to it because of the cap. Help!

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SOURCE: MAYTAG AGITATOR LOOSE

replace the agitator,if you look for a store that sells used machines you'll get the best price. Buy a used one!

Posted on May 26, 2008

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SOURCE: How do you remove the agitator on a Maytag Dependable Care Washer?

If this is a Maytag Performa or Atlantis model all you have to do is remove the center cap on the agitator by pulling on it and locate the agitator bolt underneath. Loosen the bolt, and the agitator should pull straight up.

If this is a Maytag Dependable Care series there will be 1/4 inch screw along the side of the agitator towards the bottom. Remove this screw and the agitator will pull straight up.

I hope this helps you.

PS If the problem is due to the build up of fabric softener, soak in some hot water to loosen it up. Fabric softener is essentially a form of liquid wax and it is common for it to accumulate and clog the dispenser in this manner. Periodic cleaning is recommended.

Posted on Aug 09, 2008

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SOURCE: Top of agitator comes off in washer

#15... There's a bolt in there. Lift the fabric softener to access it.

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Posted on Mar 27, 2009

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SOURCE: My Maytag HAV2557AWW Loud Noise

pull hoses off the pump and see if there is anything stuck in it

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Maytag MTW5620T2 the fabric softner despenser

Liquid Softener was clogged up over time.
1-Put hot water in the place of the Softener slowly and let it over flow to dissolve the solidified liquid.
2-Keep doing this until you see water at the bottom of the tub.
3-Run a small load to clean out the gum.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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