Roper Washer Won’t Spin

Roper Washer Won’t Spin. A common reason for the Roper washer not draining, not spinning, or not agitating is due to an obstruction in the water flow and/or drainage. Thankfully, there isn’t a lot of repair work required if this happens.

Often times it just requires some troubleshooting to find the problem area so you can put a stop to your Roper washer problems.

Once you do uncover the trouble area, you will be able to fix problem areas without too much effort.

Roper Washer Won’t Spin

roper washer won't spin

Roper Washer won’t spin or agitate. Check the condition of the drive belt to determine if it’s broken or if it has fallen off the pulleys.

If necessary, replace the drive belt. Inspect the lid switch assembly to determine whether it can be fixed or needs replacing.

Here we tell you how to fix your Roper washer if it won’t spin.

Faulty Drive Motor

One thing that you can do, if your Roper washing machine stops spinning is to look at the motor.

In a majority of cases, it is not the motor that is bad in a situation where the washing machine stops spinning.

However, there are instances where the motor could be broken and need replacing from time to time offered that there are no other factors contributing to this error message.

If you open up the washer door and there are no sounds coming out of it or if it seems extremely noisy right after it has been turned on.

Then this may indicate a problem with one or more parts and should be fixed once possible since Roper models require a functional motor for operation.

Motor Coupling Failure

motor coupling failure

Motor couplings wear out in washers if they haven’t been looked after properly.

This component is a pressure plate that connects the transmission of the appliance to its electric motor.

It can deteriorate due to prolonged use and then become ineffective as a result (it may try to protect other parts of your machine from damage).

If you think that this may be the case, we recommend you replace it pronto.

Transmission Failure

While it isn’t the most common issue, transmission failure may occur. If the transmission isn’t working properly, the washer won’t spin at all.

What happens is that some components of the transmission wear out or break down and make it impossible for your laundry machine to work as intended.

You should check if this is the case by simply removing the front of your washer, then checking inside its back to examine closely what components are there.

If you see something unbalanced or damaged which prevents proper spinning motion, then your transmission could be malfunctioning and a professional repairman will need to replace it for you.

This might not be the case however so make sure you take into consideration other causes first before assuming your transmission is broken.

Rotor Assembly Worn Out

rotor assembly worn out

The rotor is a vital part of your washer’s tub and can be placed in the center of the unit.

The rotating seal helps to maintain the washer’s spin cycle so it’s important that any damage done to this portion isn’t too severe.

We recommend looking at some important indicators on the rotor such as dents or cracks and being sure that if you see any, you take it back for a new one.

Defective Door Latch

The washer door latch secures the front panel of the washer firmly in place at all times. The door latch is designed to pull the door into a shut position when closed.

As soon as the door latch flexes inward, it turns on internal switches to begin the spin cycle.

If for whatever reason the door does not line up with any corresponding areas of the washer, a switch will prevent the machine from spinning or filling.

The most common reason that this happens is when there is debris blocking a switch.

If something in the way prevents you from pulling your clothes in and out just like you mean to do so already.

For example, always be sure that nothing has been left behind inside which can get caught up; even something as small as an earring can cause problems.

Control Board Problems

The washer is powered by the motor control board. If the motor control board is broken, a number of things could go wrong.

First, check for burnt-out components and see if you can spot a blown fuse or whether any resistors are missing due to eliminating some connections manually without following proper instructions.

By this point, you may find that it’s best to contact professional help for diagnosing your washer since in-depth knowledge about how electrical circuits work is recommended here over just being familiar with how washing machines are supposed to function.

Drive Belt Broken

drive belt broken

Additionally, it’s a good idea to check the drive belt of the washing machine to see if it’s loose, broken, or detached from the pulleys.

The drive belt should be replaced if it’s damaged.

As long as it isn’t too stretched out, you can reattach it if it’s simply falling off the pulleys.

If a belt is overstretched, it must be replaced entirely with a new one.

Stator Assembly Damaged

The stator is a crucial element of the motor that produces a magnetic field in order for the drum of your washing machine to spin.

However, it can also become damaged and not function properly, making it harder for the drums to spin.

You’ll need a skilled technician to assess its current state before you decide if you have any other alternative but to replace this part of the machine.

Roper Washer Won’t Spin

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