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Roper Washer spinning cycle problem

Hi, I am new to this site. Can anyone let me know what could be the problem and how to fix it. My Roper Washer makes lot of noice during the spinning cycle. I believe the wash cabin is rotating irregularly. Any help is appreciated - syamala

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This happened on mine as well. I determined that the clutch was bad. These are not belt driven but rather direct drive with a clutch/brake that controls the spins and agitate functions. Try washing an empty or very small load (like tshirts and underclothes) and see if that helps. ALso look underneath to see if there is any oil on the ground if so you most likley will need to replacet he cltuch mechanism... not an easy task for do it yourselfer!

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