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Top agitator stopped moving on Roper Model AL6245VWO

The bottom agitator works but the top part quit moving back n forth like it used to.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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jumptrout51
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SOURCE: Top agitator won't spin

Your agitator dogs must be replaced.
With a flat blade screwdriver pry off the top cover on the agitator.
Remove the 7/16 bolt inside.
Pull up on the agitator and remove it.
Purchase the agitator dog kit from the appliance parts store.About $10.00.

Posted on Mar 10, 2009

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milten1
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SOURCE: My top load washer will not agitate or spin, but

if you have aaccess to the belt already,
start the machine let it fill
then keeping an eye on the motor and the clutch underneath it, sounds like your clutch might be slipping..
you will notice immediately the motor will be spinnging but the clutch will not engage
ive included the part number
and phone number to call
AP2045377
1-800-477-7278
aplliancepartspros.com

runs about 120.00
but its a pretty easy repair especailly since you figured out how to open the cabinet

Posted on Oct 09, 2009

FixinFax
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SOURCE: agitator not moving like it should

Pull off the softener cup
remove the small cap
unscrew the bolt
remove top half of agitator
replace the plastic DOGS

Posted on Feb 07, 2010

jsrock516
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SOURCE: i have a roper top load model RAS7133kq1. It

The problem may actually be much simpler than what you think. Before you go wasting money on a bunch of parts you may not need, check your lid switch. The most common cause of the problem you are experiencing is a lid switch malfunction. Symptoms may include, filling and stopping on the intial fill cycle, a wash tub that will not drain, and stopping right after the wash cycle and not advancing to rinse or spin cycles.

The lid switch is usually mounted under the washer top casing, on the right hand side on most top load models. It is activated by a plastic piece on the lid (called a "Lid Strike") through a small hole on the rim of the wash tub opening. In many cases the lid strike breaks off the lid, or the lid switch becomes loose and no longer makes contact. Inspect the lid to make sure the lid strike is still intact, and then inspect the mounting screws (adjacent to the small opening on the wash tub rim) and make sure they are snug. If you determine the switch to be defective, the following link explains how to replace one:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3557193-replacing_a_lid_switch

On some models, the lid switch is located under the top casing by one of the lid hinges. You will know if you if you have this type of switch, because It does not have a lid strike and the small hole on the right hand side of the wash tub will not be present. This switch is actuated (toggled) by a rod on the lid hinge. With this type of switch, if you locate it and it can be toggled by hand, you may only need to adjust the actuator by bending it slightly.

NOTE: You do not have to drain or bail the water from the washer tub to perform this repair. Once a defective lid switch is replaced, the washer should drain normally.

A replacement lid switch (if required) can be purchased at any of the following web sites:

searspartsdirect.com
pcappliancerepair.com
appliancepartspros.com
repairclinic.com

The average price is about $20 - $30 if you perform the repair yourself. Prices differ between sites so shop and compare.

If you have questions, or need additional assistance, please post back and let me know. The lid switch is a very simple repair that you can easily perform without the assistance of a repairman. I hope this information is helpful. NOTE: The pumps on these washers are strictly MECHANICAL. It consists of one moving part, the impeller. Usually, when the pump goes bad, the drive motor will STILL run, but the impeller won't turn. Or, the pump leaks, or it becomes clogged. Since you lowered the drain hose and water began to drain, the pump is not clogged. Since the washer IS agitating, this means the drive motor is still working. Without the drive motor, the washer would fill, but would never agitate.

Posted on Apr 16, 2010

marka19
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SOURCE: WHIRLPOOL MODEL LSQ8543J TOP AGITATOR DOESNT MOVE

This is usually the agitator dogs have worn out or broke. These are very inexpensive and easy to replace. There is a video at www.appliancehelponline.com/servicemanual.html this will walk you thru the proper inspecting and replacement of these parts. You can also enter your model # for diagrams and illustrations of your specific model. Not all models are available. All parts come with installation instructions.

Posted on May 15, 2010

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