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My roper top loading washer agiatates and spins out the water, however, when it finishes the spin cycle it makes a thump thump thump sound for about 8-10 secs. It is like it is trying to stop but is having a hard time.

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Hi, Welcome to FixYa.
Based on your description this is what it sounds like. 1) The basket drive block has worn or come loose and the spin tub from the basket drive is "clunking" as it skips by the notches in the block. 2) The basket drive spin tub may have broke from the hub/base or both are worn as a result of prolonged "thump, thump, thumping". Hopefully the prior not the later. **Unplug the washer from the wall before attempting any DIY service/repairs...safety first** You'll need to remove the agitator, (the cap) and then the 9/16" or 1/2" or possibly a 7/16" bolt in the center...it may look nothing like a bolt, it may be a plastic block but it still screws off counter-clockwise.

Pull the agitator and inspect the block/hub in the center directly below the agitator which holds the basket in place. if it looks worn or is out of place, you'll likely need a tech.

If you can tackle it yourself, the block number is #389140. You want to be sure the spin tube still has the two notches in it though, otherwise the changing of the block will be futile.

Check that, and let me know how it goes and what you find.

Good Luck macmarkus :)

Posted on Aug 01, 2010

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