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ROPER RAX4232KQ1 Does not spin

It fills up with water and then starts to make a loud noise. It will drain if I put it on spin but it doesn't spin.

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  • AntzFan Dec 22, 2007

    After locating this Web Site I knew I had all the information I needed to tackle this problem myself. I'll have to say, I think it took me longer to put the cabinet back on the washer than it took me to replace the coupler assembly between the motor and the transmission. Speaking of the cabinet, when I went to the parts store to get the new coupler, the technician told me I'd have made a real mistake if I'd have tried to take the back off the washer instead of (as pointed out at your Website) taking the cabinet off, which never would I have thought would be the correct first step.

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    will not spin

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Thanks, worked for me.

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You most likely have a broken coupler between the motor and transmission. A new coupler cost around $10 and is fairly simple to replace.
Remove the two screws that hold the console to the cabinet and flip the console back.
Remove the two clips that hold the cabinet to the rear panel of the washer and unplug the lid switch harness. The cabinet will tilt forward and slide off.
Remove the clips holding the water pump and move it to the side.
Unplug the wires from the motor and remove the clips holding it.
You will see the motor coupler.
Make sure you can turn the gearcase shaft with a pair of pliers so it is not locked up.
Post back and let me know what you find out.

Posted on Dec 02, 2007

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    Michael Lindley Dec 07, 2007

    Just wanted to follow up on your washer problem and see what you found out.

    Thanks/Mike

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