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HOW DO i REMOVE THE AGITATOR FROM maYTAG WASHER MODEL # MAV6457AWW

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Gently remove the fabric softener cup off of the top of the agitator
Using a ratchet, an extension and socket; then remove the retaining bolt under the fabric softener cup.
The agitator will lift off after the bolt is removed.

Installation is:
Drop the agitator in place. Install bolt.... tighten bolt with ratchet, extension and socket. Install the fabric softener cup.

Fabric softener cup is item 14 this link:
http://www.appliancepartspros.com/partsearch/model.aspx?model_id=5170378&diagram_id=28464917#d28464917
The bolt you need to remove is item 4 of the above link.

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Kelly

Posted on Feb 05, 2011

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SOURCE: REMOVAL OF TOP AGITATOR ON MAYTAG WASHER

i believe all you have to do is put you fingers underneath it grab the sides and pull up,that will remove the whole agitator,if you want to change the dogs,pop off the top fabric softener dispenser and take out the 7/16 bolt and remove middle section,change your parts and put it back the same way you took it apart

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SOURCE: My wife wants the agitator removed so that we can clean it.

Pull off the top cup, then use a socket wrench to remove the bolt to separate the agitator.

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SOURCE: Maytag washer will not spin

If your washer does everything but does not spin, it is your outlet filter which is blocked. Locate this and clean out, it has to work fine. Refer user's manual.

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