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Maytag washer LAT8240 no agitate

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Maytag L:AT8240 fills.

Motor start.

Agitator does not.

New belt.

Pump not jammed.

Spins fine.

30-40 seconds into wash cycle squealing starts.

Drive pulley will rotate counter-clockwise.

Spring loaded motor carriage moves OK.

Can the transmission be bad for wash(agitate)cycle and still spin OK?

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Yes, the transmission could be bad in agitate and good in spin. More than likely the transmission is your problem.

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Want to update this washer repair.

Removed the motor carriage and cleaned and lubed the glides.

Replaced the carriage return springs.

Washer is working correctly.

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