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We were not able to respond because we do not know what to advise since the exact model number of the machine is not specified. Please explicitly indicate the exact model number of the machine. You don't have to accept or reject this post in order to add information or post comments and follow-up questions. But accepting a solution will not prevent you from communicating with the expert. You can still communicate with the expert at no further cost as long as you need assistance regarding the issue stated herein.

Posted on Nov 11, 2010

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    Jahn27 Nov 11, 2010

    The agitator assembly can be removed usually by removing the stud that holds the agitator assembly to the drive shaft. Remove the agitator cap, the one that covers the top of the agitator assembly expose the stud under it. Remove the stud, usually 7/16", and the agitator assembly can be lifted out.



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