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Bryan, Home Appliance Technician
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Experience:  15 yrs. experience as a certified appliance technician.
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I have a GE top load washer. Agitator will not work or drain

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I have a GE top load washer. Agitator will not work or drain all of water. This model is about 5 yrs old.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Bryan replied 8 years ago.
HiCustomer Thank you for asking your question on JustAnswer. The other Experts and I are working on your answer. By the way, it would help us to know:
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more than likely you need the agitator drive bell. can you get me model #? , also do you hear the motor running when it trys to agitate?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Modle # XXXXX XXXXX Yes the motor does run. Washer spin but agitator will not run. Water does drain but can hear some left in the bottom of washer.
Expert:  Bryan replied 8 years ago.
ok , this is the agitator drive bell. Part(NNN) NNN-NNNN width=Part(NNN) NNN-NNNN width=Part(NNN) NNN-NNNN width=these strip easy, its under the agiatator, pull your agitator off and there will be a bolt holding this on the tranmission shaft. cahnge this and you should be all set. heres were you can get it. , its about $9.00 , well wishes, thanks Bryan
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
I see the agitator drive bell but it will not pop of after takeing the bolt off.
Expert:  Bryan replied 8 years ago.
sometimes these are hard to get off. you have to keep pulling on it . be careful if you pry this not to crack the tub. let me know Bryan
Customer: replied 8 years ago.

Bryan, Thanks for all your help. Finally pulled off the drive bell. Will let you know how it turns out. David

Expert:  Bryan replied 8 years ago.
you can test the transmision now by putting this on a small load and let it agitate , if the transmision shaft turns you know for sure its the drive bell. thanks Bryan