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RAS8445KQ0 Roper Washer - Instructions

All installation instructions for RAS8445KQ0 parts

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Upper Agitator Not Agitating

  • Customer: ENRIQUE from LOS ANGELES CA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
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From the central column, pull off the fabric softener dispenser (of course, with the machine off). Reach in and pull out the seal (looks like a diaphram). Using a socket, undo the bolt and pull out the plastic ratchet assembly. I found the 4 dogs in bad condition, ordered them, and received them in a couple days. Replace the old dogs and reassemble. Only the bolt requires a tool. Much simpler and cheaper than I had anticipated.

when washing the clothes would not agitate

  • Customer: genevieve from essex MD
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
replaced the agitator directional cap by simply removing the top of agitagor. unscrewing a bolt, slipprd off broken peice, slid new peice in place, and rescrewed it in. Voila washer runs and agitates as it should

The top two-thirds of the agitator didn't agitate.

  • Customer: Zella from Rio Rancho NM
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
After a little research on line, I knew to remove the fabric softener cup, pull out the clear plastic divider, unscrew the agitator bolt, pop off the construction clips, slide a plate down a bit, remove the old cogs, put in the new, return all the pieces to their places, screw the bolt back in place and now it works perfectly. I also bought a cabinet clip, spacer & screw that I will use at a later date. This repair went quickly and easily.

agitator not spinning

  • Customer: Don from Phoenix AZ
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Simply removed the agitator and replaced dog ears. Really easy!

Machine not agitating

  • Customer: Joeseph from Fort Lauderdale FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Easy as 123... unscrewed the top agitator, removed the parts and replaced. This part cost me about $3.00 and the repair call the last time was $250.00. I guess I would call it a profitable day!

Upper agitator not turning. Making loud grinding noise.

  • Customer: Jim from Aptos CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove top cap to access 1/2" bolt. Remove bolt and pull entire assembly up and off of shaft.Disassemble unit by taking long std. screwdriver to release 2 small locking tabs. Flip over and remove ratcheting upper assemble from larger lower piece.Now you will see the broken cams and be able to replace.Assemble in reverse order.

4 directional cogs in top agitator crystallized and broke

  • Customer: Jeri from Shelton WA
  • 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 top cap off agitator, removed bolt, removed top agitator, replaced directional cogs, reinstalled top agitator, bolt, cap. This machine is 43 years young, it's happy again.

Agitator not functioning

  • Customer: Sam from Chesterland OH
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Popped agitator cap. Used ratchet to remove screw. Pulled off base unit. Inserted cogs into slots after removing worn and or broken cogs. Reinstalled......done!

Agitator cogs broken

  • Customer: Arnold A from Greers Ferry AR
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed instructions on WEB site, they were very easy.

cogs wornout i overload too much

  • Customer: george from middleburg FL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
watched the video piece of cake good job guys

Agitator wouldn't turn.

  • Customer: Wayne from Casey IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
This was an easy repair. I used a 7/16th socket on a 8 inch extension to reach the agitator bolt. After removing the bolt, I pulled off the top half of the agitator, leaving the bottom half intact and attached to the washer. After that it was a simple replacement of the agitator directional clutch dogs and then putting the top half of the agitator back in place and tightening the bolt.

unit would not agitator

  • Customer: Fred from Gulf Breeze FL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
thanks for the part, it worked!

Agitator not turning

  • Customer: Cliff from Humble TX
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Pop cap off top of agitator. remove bolt that holds down agitator,which lets you remove the top of agitator that holds the directional cogs. remove top install cogs, make sure they are turned in right direction, and re install top of agitator.

the top part of the agitator was not turning

  • Customer: talal from pfafftown NC
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
7/16 socket you need 8inch extension to reach one bolt.every thing else donot need tools to get to the bolt eazy

would not agitate

  • Customer: Wendi from Rothschild WI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
repair went well. video presentation was helpful but our washer was not quite the same as video. we had to print the assembly diagram to visualize the proper order to place the new parts. all in all it was a simple fix.
All Instructions for the RAS8445KQ0
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