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Roper(whirlpool) washer will not spin

Washer will not go into spin cycle. everything else works fine. motor runs in spin cycle and water drains out. tub does not spin.

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  • stnthmn Apr 10, 2008

    I have a Roper washer,lsq8543jq1 type 111 washer will not spin motor is humming but wont spin, is there a solution for this problem??? you can contact me at stanesar@aol.com if you have a solution Thanks for your time..

  • Anonymous May 27, 2008

    My machine works well and drains the water out but will not spin.

  • dmcbride13 Jun 20, 2008

    washer won't spin and when does is off balance. how do I fix?

  • paulsg Jul 17, 2008

    machine will not spin only after water drains out, after wash and rinse cycles

  • michaelrush1 Aug 12, 2008

    EVERYTHING WORKS ON THE WASHER EXCEPT THE SPIN CYCLE.

  • sml0822 Nov 04, 2008

    Our machine will drain water but makes an awful noise when its time to spin or agitate...

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Doesn't drain or spin cycle

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    Unit pumps water, doesn't spin. Reset motor, push start and spins. When inner tub doesn't spin, you can see it lurch in gear like it wants to but doesn't.

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    The spin cycle on my high efficiency washer will not work and it wiil not drain all if the water out

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Check the tub casting under the agitator or it the gearcase

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My washer won't spin on spin cycle


Hi rapwizz,

I believe your drain pump filter is just clogged. The drain pump is trying to pump the water out before the Spin cycle, but can't. Usually this is caused by a foreign object that is obstructing the impeller. See my tip on how to access, drain & clean the Drain Pump Filter:

ACCESS, DRAIN & CLEAN THE DRAIN PUMP FILTER

After this, the Spin cycle will run, after the drainage procedure. If it does not, then you may need to replace the Drain Motor. Which is a easy task.

Kind Regards :-)

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Jul 18, 2011 | Whirlpool Washing Machines

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WASHER WONT DRAIN


Does the washer spin on rinse and drain cycles ok? If it does spin but won't drain, the problem is the plasic impeller in your drain pump. This model is a direct drive unit with a reversing motor that runs one direction for agitate, but reverses to spin the tub and operate the drain pump. So if it spins but DOES NOT drain, it's the drain pump, but if it doesn't spin or drain, than it's probably a lid switch. Also the tub to pump hose or pump discharge hoses may be clogged with something. If your mechanically apt, you can do this repair yourself and save a service charge. The pump runs about 30 dollars or so and is really easy to change out. Check out Youtube videos on Whirlpool washer repairs, they will show you everything to do. Yes, I said Whirlpool, because Roper is built by Whirlpool.

Hope this helps

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Dec 29, 2010 | Roper RAS6233KQ Top Load Washer

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Have a whirlpool roper washing machine, runs thru cycle perfect but will not spin...lid sesor or switch was no good so took out and direct wired does that switch have to be there to operate to spin


I have a Roper washing machine model # RA S7133KQ1. On all cyle it does not spin or drain but it does agitate. I checked the capacitor, timer and water pump. All is good there. What could be the problem? There is no agitate or spin solenoids in this unit. Could it be the motor coupling for the direct drive washer? Am I missing something else that could be wrong with it? Waiting to hear from the expert.

May 08, 2010 | Roper RAS6233KQ Top Load Washer

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HELP!! Washer machine wont work. Doesnt drain or spin. Clicks to drain and spin but nothing happens, the timer still counts down as if everything is fine.


This assumes that you have a basic Kenmore / Whirlpool top load, direct drive, neutral drain (it doesn't spin until the pump removes most of the water) machine.

If the machine starts, fills and goes through its' agitate cycle fine, the problem is likely not in the motor or transmission.

This type of washer uses a reversible motor. When turning one way, the machine agitates the clothes.

When the timer gets to the spin cycle, the motor reverses, drives the pump (directly from the motor) for a period of time and then goes into spin cycle.

This appears then that is is either the connection to the motor itself or the timer.

The timer is driven by a separate motor on the control panel so if the contacts for the spin cycle are worn, the timer will move but the motor won't turn on.

Sep 09, 2009 | Washing Machines

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Whirlpool washer; spin cycle not draining


It sounds like your water pump is broken. there is a motor inside that pumps the water out when the machine computer changes to spin cycle

Aug 06, 2009 | Whirlpool 4.0 Cu. Ft. Plus Washer

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RAS6233KQ2 TOP LOAD WASHER WILL NO SPIN CLOTHES


When the clothes are wet at the end of a cycle, check these:
Motor coupler To test the motor coupler, re-start the washer in its spin cycle. Let the machine run for a minute, and then open the lid and notice whether the tub is spinning:

  • If it's spinning when you lift the lid, the coupler is fine.


  • If it isn't spinning--and your machine was produced by Whirlpool®--you may have a broken coupler. Many Whirlpool-made washers use a small, relatively inexpensive device called a motor coupling. This plastic-and-rubber component is mounted to the shaft of the motor on one side, and to the transmission on the other. Over time, the coupler wears out and fails. When that happens, you need to replace it completely.


Spin cycle If the washer doesn't reach its proper spin speed, the clothes may be too wet at the end of a cycle. Check to be sure the load is properly balanced and run a spin cycle again. If the clothes are still wet, you may have a worn or loose belt (Maytag®), a worn clutch (GE®/Hotpoint®), or a worn motor pulley or tub bearing. Replace the applicable component.

Alternatively, there could be clothes caught between the inner and outer tubs. Read the "It spins but won't pump" section of the "It won't drain" section. Also, there could be other things that cause friction on the drive train. Seek the assistance of a qualified appliance repair technician.

Siphoning If the water that pumps from the machine goes right back into the machine after the spin cycle, it may be because your washer is siphoning the water from a laundry tub with a slow drain, back into the washer. Try to improve the draining of the laundry tub. (Is there something stuck in the drain?) Also, be sure the drain hose doesn't reach more than about 4 inches into the laundry tub. If it does, cut off the excess.

Water-inlet valve Water-inlet valves eventually fail. One problem that may develop with a water-inlet valve is that it can no longer completely shut off when the electricity is turned off to it. Then, the valve may leak and drip water into the clothes tub--you may notice that your washer has water in it when you haven't used it for a few days. To fix this, replace the valve.

Nov 03, 2008 | Roper RAS6233KQ Top Load Washer

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Roper RAL6245AW0 Washer Won't Drain or Spin


We have a Kelvinator Washing Machine that just won't drain , but fills , agitates , & spins just fine. What shall we do?

Oct 13, 2008 | Washing Machines

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Roper washing machine


does it spin? drain pump is directly mounted on motor, works in spin. may need new pump. Whirlpool standard pump.

Jun 03, 2008 | Roper RAS8445KQ Top Load Washer

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Roper(whirlpool) washer will not spin model # ras7133kq1


check the motor coupler between the motor and the transmission

Mar 17, 2008 | Roper RAS8445KQ Top Load Washer

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Roper washer does not drain


Alicia7q : Faulty water pump or restriction in drain line between tub and outlet hose.

arlenekc,: That metal thing is part of the motor. What you have is a leaking water pump.

badwasher,: Check the lid switch. This machine will not spin or drain if the switch is faulty.

Oct 23, 2007 | Roper RAS8445KQ Top Load Washer

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