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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 spinning, not churning.

  • Customer: Mark from Eldersburg MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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watched the parts select video showing how it was done. from there it was a simple process. popped off the fabric softener cap, and the seal cap. then used the socket wrench to unscrew the bolt. took off the cog holder, and turned upside down. The video was great, because it perfectly explained how to position the Agitator Directional Cogs (dogs)when replacing. the ridge went face down into the slot. Put the holder back in, replaced the bolt, cap, etc. and it as finished. Again, this is an easy fix, and the video perfectly explained the process.

Cogs were stripped

  • Customer: James from Tampa FL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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Popped the top of the Agitator off by hand, removed the softener cap protecting the Retaining nut by hand and used a 3/8 in socket driver with an extension and a 7/16 in socket to remove the retaining nut. Pulled top of Agitator off shaft, flipped it over and removed the Dog Ear housing. Removed retaining ring, removed and replaced Dog Ears (Cogs) and reassembled...less than 15 minute fix!

washer wasn't agitating

  • Customer: Jane from Mason City IA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver
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I googled the symptom and watched a video on youtube. From there, I jotted down my machine's model and serial number, and googled 'washing machine parts.' I found your web page to be user-friendly, ordered the agitator cog kit and 3 days later had the parts. It was simple to reassemble. Works like a champ!! I'm a 55 year old single woman.

The agitator would spin around instead of going only one direction

  • Customer: Saul from Berkeley CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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I followed the video which was very clear and concise. The actual repair took approximately 20 minutes and went very smoothly. It now functions as designed.

did not agitate

  • Customer: Tim from Wooster OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required:
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Took the water softener thing off, then there is another cover you just pull up on and it comes right out. pull the thing that has the agitator directional cogs ouy and replace them. Put it all back and you are done

Agitator and auger malfunctioning

  • Customer: Hilary from Plymouth MI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set
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Disassembled and removed agitator/auger unit by removing center cap, and removing center securing nut. Once on the workbench, further separated auger from agitator unit to access clutch, cam and four dogs. The old dogs had broken into two pieces each and no longer functioned. Upon obtaining replacement dogs, I simply installed them, reassembled the parts and remounted the center auger/agitator unit. Works like a dream.

Agitator wasn't agitating anything except my wife

  • Customer: paul from san clemente CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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Pop the top of the agitator off, 3/8th socket to remove the bolt holding the entire Agitator assembly, pull straight up to remove the entire agitator assembly, remove agitator dog assembly, pull plastic retainer holding agitator dogs in, replace agitator dogs, replace plastic that holds them and just put the thing back together. If it takes more than ten minutes you must have stopped for a beer break

Cogs worn noisy and unbalanced upper agitater

  • Customer: Edward J from Monee IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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Removed the upper sgitster by removing the center bolt to the bottom agitater. Manage to pull the cog housing apartfor inspection. left apart and ordered the new cogs. received the cogs within 30 hours and reassembled the unit and bolted it back to the main agitater. works perfect. great service. Thanks Ed PS Now my 97 year old mother in law can keep washing clothes. Shes happy again.

cogs needed to be replaced

  • Customer: Charles from Madison OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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Removed the cap and the unit that held the cogs or dogs. Replaced and reassembled. Took about 5 minutes.

top portion of agitator free spinning

  • Customer: gregory from camp hill PA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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Removed center top cap/sofetner dispenser. Removed center shaft bolt. Pulled off the top agitator section from bottom portion. Inside the upper agitator is the inner housing for the cogs, pushed right out. Remove cog retainer plastic ring. Careful, the cogs freely fall out and it a little tricky when reassembling. Reassemble every (cogs go in only one way), place the upper agitator back down and over lower portion in machine. Now Put the bolt back in place. Here's the tricky part. You will need a magnetic tip driver or socket to hold the bolt until you have it started because it sits in recessed "well" area. I used a dab of regular Elmer's glue from bolt head to socket. Worked like a charm. Be careful not to over tighten bolt. Remember, upper agitator should free spin one direction and "catch" in the apposing direction.

Agitator wouldn't turn

  • Customer: Simone from Danville ME
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
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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.

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
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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

The agitator top did not turn

  • Customer: Michael from Columbus OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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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.

Agitator did not work right.

  • Customer: Ernest from Randolph NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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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 agitator was not rotating properly

  • Customer: Daniel from Hazelhurst WI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
watched the repair video on u-tube and followed it. Had trouble separating the top agitator from the bottom agitator after removing it from the washer. I tapped the 4 white tabs on the top with a hammer and screwdriver. Top and bottom separated after that.
All Instructions for the RAS8445KQ0
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