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RAS8445KQ0 Roper Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for RAS8445KQ0 parts

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All Instructions for the RAS8445KQ0
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agitator not working correctly

  • Customer: Matthew from Bellmore, NY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Parts came promptly. Disassemble agitator as per tutorial video on website. Replace locking "dogs" and reassemble. Cheap, effective fix!

Agitator did not work right.

  • Customer: Ernest from Randolph, NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The installation of the new parts was easy to put in. No problem after I figured out how to do it. The parts came really fast and we were very happy with the service.

Top portion of agitator would not agitate

  • Customer: James from Long Beach, MS
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the agitator with a straight blade screw driver and then removed by hand the inner cap. Used a 7/16 socket with a long extension and ratchet and removed the agitator bolt. Once the bolt was removed I pulled agitator cam the contains the agitator dogs out of the Mover, Agitator. I replaced the worn agitator dogs with new ones and replaced everything and it worked fine. I did mark with a red Sharpie the direction the dogs were before removing them so I would replace them in the right direction. Very simple job that took less than 15 mins.

Top agitator would not turn during the wash cycle, and I could spin it freely in both directions while the washer was not in use.

  • Customer: Richard from Wareham, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Popped off the fabric softener dispenser with a medium flat tip screwdriver. Removed the agitator screw with a 7/16 socket. Pulled out the agitator assembly. Pulled out the agitator cam assembly. Removed the 4 worn directional cogs/replaced with new ones. Reassembled in reverse order.

The agitator top did not turn

  • Customer: Michael from Columbus, OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The Whirlpool website provided an excellent repair video, showing a step by step procedure for making this repair. I did have to clean the old parts but other than that i just followed the video. I used a socket to loosen a single bolt holding the agitator,I pulled it apart, replaced the cogs, and then put it back together.

washer agitator wasn't working properly

  • Customer: Francis from Valley Lee, MD
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I followed the video clip that showed how to make the repair that was attached to the email sent from Patrselect notifying me that my part had been shipped. The video clip was excellent and no other instructions needed. Thanks

Agitator wouldn't turn

  • Customer: Simone from Danville, ME
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Removed the agitator and the broken directional cogs. Ordered the new ones; recieved them within a couple of days. Replaced the cogs; in no time the washer was working like new.

My agitator quit working.

  • Customer: Mary from Louisville, KY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
My sons did it and they said it was an easy fix. No problems to speak of. Used my washer today. it worked like it was supposed to.

Top part of agitor would not work properly because of the directional cogs being worn out.

  • Customer: Delores from Warren, MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the video on how to repair the problem and did what was instructed to do and the repair was that easy.

The cogs had worn down and would not engage the agitator to agitate the clothes

  • Customer: Robert from Slidell, LA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I pulled the dispenser cap off the top of the agitator, then removed the water tight cap from inside, then used a socket and extension to remove the bolt and the top portion of the agitator. The cogs and holder easily came out of the agitator, then the black hold down ring was slipped away from the cogs and the cogs then easily were removed and replace with the new ones. The black hold down ring was then slipped back into place to hold the cogs in and the agitator was reassembled. Works perfectly now and only cost $8.95 and three days for shipping.

Will not agitate

  • Customer: Scott from Corbin, KY
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Just like the video. Easy!!!

agitator did not turn during wash cycle

  • Customer: Adam from Linden, TN
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
used the exploded parts section to find problem. started from top and removed caps and covers to access the bolt and agitator cog assembly. watch for cover locations and its prety simple. AC

The Agitator Directional Cogs were worn.

  • Customer: Kenneth from Plymouth, MN
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Replaced them as I saw it done in the video. It made it a piece of cake!

Agitator spun free both directions

  • Customer: Joe from Belchertown, MA
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I was expecting to spend $100 or more if not having to go buy a new washer. I found your site and I was like "wow" then I found the Video of the intsual. It could not be any more simple. Entire job took 5 min. And under $4 for parts. All I can say is outstanding and thank you

No Agitation

  • Customer: George from Calera, AL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Have replaced the rubber "dogs" in the agitator before. Washer had an extended service contract that expired in 1986. It just won't die.
All Instructions for the RAS8445KQ0
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