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On a MAV4057Aww Maytag wash machine I removed the 4 bolts from

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On a MAV4057Aww Maytag wash machine I removed the 4 bolts from the inner tub, but the tub doesn't lift off the transmission shaft. What do I do next to remove it?
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Those 4 bolts are the only things that mount the inner tub to the aluminum hub below it. The problem is that this washer is known for the inner basket seizing onto the hub. It's really difficult to remove the basket, but it's just stuck. Spraying RustBuster on the center area of the inner basket helps, but usually getting an extra hand to lift up on the inner basket while you hit down on the shaft with a wood block and hammer tends to be the best way to break it free to remove it. It won't be easy, but there is nothing else holding it.

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