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No spin on a roper

My roper will not spin. I have it opened up, but don't see a belt. What the heck do I do?

thanks, quinten

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  • Anonymous Jan 19, 2008

    does not spin all the water out

  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2008

    we have this model of Roper top load washer. It fills, washes, empties but doesn't spin. A couple of times we've been able to manually turn the barrel, then it will begin spinning. Now the barrel is VERY resistant to manual turning. And the spin cylce will then work but not at the correct speed. Do the bearings go out? What else could be the problem; we don't think its the lid switch, based on the resistance we feel and then sometimes it will spin. HELP I don't want to spend the bucks on a new washer!

  • peteA Mar 17, 2008

    My roper washing will spin but it leaves the clothes soaking wet. any ideas?

  • ashleyr Apr 10, 2008

    my washer files up but wont drain or spin? what is a matter? I can hear a noise like it wants to work but it don't do any thing

  • rugger2 Jan 08, 2009

    OK. My machine is dong ha same thing. It goes through the wash cycle mormally till it gets to the fianl spin. Then it either fails to spin at all or spins slowly which is ineffecive at removing water from the clothes. I have opened the lid, manually rotated the drim a revolution, closed the lid and the machine will spin but it is still at a slow speed. Does anyone have solution?

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My top loading 14 year old Roper ,fills, agitates and empties but doesn't spin . I am thinking of a new machine but the door of the room it's in .has to be made wider for a newer machine ...so if it's a relatively simple repair will do it myself .Any ideas as to the remedy and is it worth it .Thank You Angelx

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I looked for the lid switch before looking for the non-existent belt..banged it a couple of times and now its spinning...thank you...Marian

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This machine does not use a belt. It has what is called a motor coupler between the motor and transmission. This is not the first place to check. I'd be looking at the lid switch first. This machine will not spin if the switch is faulty.

Posted on Jan 12, 2008

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