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wash machine tears clothes like the denim and khaki pants

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wash machine tears clothes like the denim and khaki pants come out with small holes in them along with small tears. I removed the agitator and checked for cracks etc and looks normal.
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 7 years ago.
can you get me make and model #? thanks. Bryan
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Maytag LAT8435AAC
Expert:  Bryan replied 7 years ago.
if you check the agitator and all around the tub inside the problem may lie in the tub cover at the top of the tub. # XXXXX or 9 in this diagram. sometimes clothes will ride up and get caught on one of these parts, check them and let me know. thanks Bryan, <img id="diagram" src="" alt="" width="704" height="885" />
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I don't see any problem with the 3 parts but tub does have a lot of movement to it
Expert:  Bryan replied 7 years ago.
how do you mean movement? this could be the spanner nut is loose. Part 437248this holds the inner tub tight, its under the agitator, you need a spanner wrench to thighten this if its loose, Part 1590
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