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how to replace agitator for Kenmore model 417.97912704

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how to replace agitator for Kenmore model 417.97912704
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So to remove this agitator, just pull the top softner top of the agitator up and off. You'll look down inside the agitator from the top and see a plastic cap exposes with a small handle that you can grab with pliers to pull straight up and out. Once you remove this part a bolt is exposed. Unscrew that bolt and now the agitator is held on by just friction. But there is quite a bit of friction holding the agitator on. You'll want to grab the bottom of the agitator and lift straight up really hard in order to remove the agitator.

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