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I have a 5 year old Whirlpool top load washer (SM 8280869). The

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I have a 5 year old Whirlpool top load washer (SM(NNN) NNN-NNNN.

The vertical blades at the bottom of the agitator are working correctly but the screw shaped blades on the stem of the agitator are no longer turning.

Is this something I can fix myself?
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This is definitely something you can fix. The parts are only about $2. Below is a link t the cheapest place I've found that you can order the part.


Below is a link to where you can watch a video to see how to replace this part if you'd like.


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