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I have a Whirlpool Top Loader Estate Series Washing Machine and the agitator will not spin properly?

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Good day,
Most models used a split agitator. If your describing the top part, then an Item called "dogs" has failed. Yes that's Whirlpool's name not mine.

Here's a link to get you up and running. Inexpensive repair.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5wIN1J70-Y&feature=player_embedded#

Posted on May 15, 2010

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