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RAX7245AW0 Roper Washer - Instructions

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These instructions have been submitted by other PartSelect customers and can help guide you through the washer repair with useful information like difficulty of repair, length of repair, tools needed, and more.

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Washer was not spinning, but making a loud spinning noise.

  • Customer: William from Sonoma CA
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: More than 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench set, Wrench(Adjustable)
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Disconnected power. Disconnected hot and cold, and drain hoses and placed in a plastic bucket. Pulled cover off the washer. Tilted washer onto its back. Removed 2 clips holding the pump. Disconnected wire harness from motor and removed 2 clips holding motor starting with lower clip. Removed a screw from the upper clip used for shipping. Set motor aside and removed broken pieces of the motor coupler from motor and transmission. The replacement part had a metal sleeve in the center of each white plastic ring. The old part did not. This required tapping the new ring onto both the motor and transmission shafts with a socket and makes for a tight fit. Reversed the process to put everything back together. Some alignment might be necessary to place motor to transmission. I recomment wearing thin work gloves to avoid nicks from sharp edges. I didn't. Washer is spinning again and sounds a lot better.

motor running . no spin cycle

  • Customer: joe from loveland OH
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Tipped the washer on its side and took the pump off then the motor then the coupling.

no spin out of water in drum

  • Customer: james from dumont NJ
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
followed the video on the web site and repair was amazingly easy. I have two of these machines, and this same part went bad about 1 1/2 year ago, so this time i was ready for everything. Took everything apart, got rid of old broken part, replaced with new, and Bam, washer back up and running, less than 30 minutes, I am limited on space in my basement, so i didn't turn machine on its back, i did it in the upright position, just utilized some wood blocks to hold the motor during part change, and a hand spring clamp to hold pump and hoses out of my way after removing the clips that hold it on. It's not rocket science, if i can do it so can you. Good luck

The washing machine basket wouldn't spin

  • Customer: Kali from Missoula MT
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Wrench set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Remove the cover of the washer, pull out motor, pry out motor coupler, replace. May have to hammer with a rubber mallet to get it on. Replace motor and washer cover. We also replace the water pump. It wasn't broken, but since we had the washer torn apart, decided to replace it as well. There are lots of YouTube videos to help you out.

Loud screaching noise occured during use

  • Customer: William from East Northport NY
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed written instructions after viewing repair video. Would have been helpful to know how far onto shaft each drive piece needed to be placed. I should have noted old piece placement, though if this was noted in instructions it would have been reassuring to know what is the proper placement. I also placed machine on its back to align the motor and transmission after new parts were installed on each.

Washer was not spinning

  • Customer: Jose from Cicero IL
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
To do the repair at first it looked daunting. Dont get flustered! I started by taking off the control top from the washer by unscrewing two screws in the back corners and sliding it forward so it comes loose from a recess it rides in. Then I took the agitator assembly off to gain access to the agitator bolt because it need to come off to give access to the clutch assembly. To take cabinet off just pull back as if youre trying to tip washer towards you and it will come off easily. Now lay the washer on its back.The motor is right in the middle and held by two bolts. Take them off the clamps but make sure you are holding the motor when taking off the second clamp as the motor is a little heavy and can cause it to fall. Once the motor is out of the way you can take the clutch assembly off by unscrewing it from the gearcase. I believe it was three bolts. You can now slide off the agitator and cluch assembly off the transmission gearcase. Now you can slip off the retaining ring that holds the clutch in place then you slide it off and put new clutch assembly in place and reverse the installation. Put the gearcase back in and before putting back motor you can put the drive motor coupling in place on the trasmission end. Put the rubber coupling with the opening at 12 oclock position and put the other coupling on the motor with the coupling plastic tab at the twelve oclock position so when putting it together to the transmission gear case it will marry itself with the other half. Tighten up all bolts, check that all hoses are tight and make sure you reconnect motor. Now stand up the washer and the water inlet valve is at the rear of the cabinet. Its held in place by a bolt and the new one fits exactly as the old one. Pay close attention to the cold and hot side. The wiring is usually marked by writing or color coded wires, red for hot and blue for cold. Now llift the washer cabinet and slide the bottom front section first and over the tub and towards the back. The agitator kit has easy to follow instructions so I will save you that step.Now put everything back together and take it for a spin. It seems very difficult but its not. It took me 2 hours or so to do but a lot had to do because I was in a very constrictive basement and there was no room to work. The cabinet took me at least 35 minutes to put on because I just needed that extra inch of tilt so it can catch or be taken off. But now that everything is put back together this machine is better than brand new. No noise from it at all and clothes come out super clean. I guess it had that problem for a while and for the measly 60 buck I spent on parts to me its a win win situation. Good luck on your DIY repairs and I have to say if you do get stuck their videos really help! I have all the family asking to repair their appliances now so I have to find a place to hide!

The tub suddenly stopped moving after the final rinse, before the final spin.

  • Customer: Raymond from Chagrin Falls OH
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I watched the video to get a good idea of the procedure. I followed the instructions to remove the cabinet but kept the washer upright on its base. I left the water feed hoses attached to the wall spigots, but turned them off. The pump was rusted onto the motor shaft so I left it there. I unhooked the pump hoses from the pump so I could remove the pump and motor as a unit. The plastic coupling ends pulled off the motor and gearbox shafts easily. The new coupling ends have metal inserts which are a tight fit on the gearbox and motor shafts. To maintain the original alignment it's important to drive them fully into place. I greased the shafts then tapped the coupling ends on with a hammer and drift. The drift was a metal tube, inside diameter slightly larger than the shafts, but small enough to bear on the metal inserts, not on the plastic. My diagnosis was wrong - the original coupling was in good condition, but the clutch had failed.

Washer was not agitating and no spin cycle

  • Customer: Michael from Doylestown PA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set, Wrench(Adjustable)
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
The repair was easy and the video tutorial was great. That was the easy part. I also had to replace the drain pan and getting it in and out of the pan is no easy task. Plus when you have not moved the washer in 10 years there is some cleaning to do. I would not hesitate to do it myself again. It cost me $20 and some sweat equity.

bushing between motor and transmision broke

  • Customer: NAN from mt carroll IL
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers
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watched the video on line showed how to do it took about 45 min no problem

washer would not spin or agitate.

  • Customer: Gerald from White Cloud MI
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
electric unplugged, removed water lines. two screws on back of control housing removed, tilted housing back, removed two clips on top of washer housing, removed body. tilted washer backward, removed brackets on water pump and electric motor, pulled motor off and removed broken parts on shaft, replaced with new parts. Lining up motor shaft to washer was a bit tricky but time and patience got it togather. replaced brackets on motor and water pump. put washer upright and put body back on the body has to be set on guides correctly or will not set right. replace clips andtilt top down and screw it. hook up water lines, and electric.

Would not spin,but would fill and drain and could hear motor and trans worked

  • Customer: Diana from Sherborn MA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Follow instructions in part repair video from part select,but put washer on back first to see if can access area without removing the whole outer cover we did not even need to do that step only took 20 minutes to replace coupling. The video was great

Washer wouldn't spin and we could see coupling was broken

  • Customer: Sharon from Marina CA
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
We watched the how to video...repair took less than 15 minutes. You can't go wrong if you just watch the easy to follow video! Washer works as good as new.

Washer would not always spin

  • Customer: Donald from Metter GA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 1- 2 hours
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
I purchased the part from PartSelect because it was very reasonable and it was OEM part. I have never replaced this kind of part on a washer so I figured it would take me a while. But PartSelect supplied a video showing the entire repair and that was the only reason I did not struggle with the repair. I will definitely buy any appliance parts I need in the future from PartSelect. Thanks Don

washer was squealing during wash and spin cycle

  • Customer: George from Cole Spring KY
  • Difficulty: A Bit Difficult
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Followed the video and instructions included with part. At first we did not think the repair was successful, but after several small loads were run, squealing stopped. The washer is 16 years old and so far is running like new. We certainly appreciated the great customer service. The part was delivered in less than 24 hours.

burning smell

  • Customer: Lindsay from Loves Park IL
  • Difficulty: Really easy
  • Time to Complete: 30 - 60 mins
  • Tools Required: Nutdriver, Pliers, Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 0 of 0 people found this instruction helpful
Watched the videos that were very helpful and repaired it my self with no problems its fixed and running like new i took a little extra time to clean all of the washer since i had it apart any ways so the time to fix it was probably was a little shorter i would like to thank part select for all there help and videos it made this job so much easier.
All Instructions for the RAX7245AW0
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