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I just bought a Roper washer, model number RTW4440XQ. Even when I have the water level set at "high," the water level for the rinse cycle is extremely low--less than half the water level for the wash cycle. As a result, the clothing is getting agitated much too roughly, and the soap is not completely rinsed out. Is this a problem with the machine itself, or the installation, or something else?

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you must unplug the washer for just 1 minute open and close the lid 10 times and plug it back in and put it on a light load cycle and let it wash with empty load. shoul work fine after that

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SOURCE: full of soap

Possible your outlet filter is blocked. This requires cleaning depending on your usage. Plug off the wall, refer to manual re. outlet filter. Siphon out maximum water by removing the tube from behind machine which goes into wall drain. (refit this after cleaning into EXACT position) Clean outlet filter and refit. Good luck. When your outlet filter is clogged or blocked, the machine refuses to spin.

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SOURCE: Kenmore 90 series washer will get stuck in between cycles

Sounds like the timer has failed. It's a common problem.

Part number 8545379, $83.69 from SearsPartsDirect.com

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SOURCE: Roper Clothes Washer Stops on Rinse Cycle

Replace your timer.

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top the top off the agitator,remove cap inside,you have 4 plastic dog ears you need to replace,your local appliance store has them for $2,let me know how you do-mike

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Roper washing machine does not fill for rinse cycle. Goes directly to rinse agitate without water.


Without Model number I am only guessing but I suspect you have a blocked sensing tube that travels from the Level selector switch to the side of the tub somewhere. It is possible for this plastic tube to become partially clogged and not allow trapped air to vent when tub is drained of water. Usually this problem manifests itself as an overflow of the tub. Check the full length of this clear hose and see if the end nearest the tub looks like it may have debris or dirty detergent clogging it.

This hose is pushed onto a nipple mounted to a reservoir on the side of the tub. Push a thin copper wire 4-5 inches into the those after removing from nipple and also down into the nipple an inch or two before reinstalling the hose to the nipple. You MIGHT even blow into the hose while you have it off and you SHOULD hear a clicking sound coming from the level selector switch body.

Good Luck. Come back with Model number under lid if that doesn't help.

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The machine was built to adhere to the low water guidelines of your overly intrusive government. Bought a new machine with the same problem. 1/2 tub of wash water and 3"-5" of rinse water. 3 different local service shops and the Whirlpool people said neither was adjustable. I found this unacceptable and decided I was going to make it work the way I wanted not the way the government schlocks said I must. Took out the 2 screws on either end of the control panel ( where all the controls are) lifted it up and found 2 ADJUSTABLE water level control switches. One 3-way for the wash water and one for rinse water. Cranked them both in and now I have a full tub of wash water and the same for rinse, Vote in 2012 to keep the government out of our homes and our lives,

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