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The washer is a roper model numb.er ras7133kq0. When it gets to spin cycle it drains but the drum won't spin. It agitates fine to, any ideas?

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This may be a bad clutch. Can you see it move at all when in the spin cycle? It should be moving to engage the tub for spin cycle. Different then the agitate cycle.
This washer is designed to drain without spinning. Are you sure it is not draining? I have seen a few of these washers get stuck in neutral drain and not spin but they always drain. Does the motor run or just hum?
It is also very possible that you have a bad lid switch. You can check it for continuity with an ohmmeter to see if you get any type of reading when in the spin cycle.

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