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RTW4740YQ0 Roper Washer - Overview

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Agitator Directional Cogs

These agitator directional cogs are commonly referred to as dog ears. They come four to a package and are usually used with direct drive washing machines.


Agitator Repair Kit

The agitator kit is most commonly used if the top part of the agitator is not moving correctly but the bottom is. This kit now includes all pieces shown in photo plus the thrust spacer, inner cap seal and washer. May need agitator grease for repair.


Thrust Spacer

This white thrust spacer is made of plastic and is also commonly referred to as a retainer ring. It is used in the agitator assembly of many direct drive washing machine models. Th...


Lid Latch Assembly

The point of the lid switch is for the tub to stop spinning when the washer lid is opened. It is a safety precaution just in case someone decides to stick their hand inside the washer while the tub is spinning.


Seal, Inner Cap

Also known as an O-Ring. This black o-ring seal is three inches in diameter.


Agitator Cap Barrier with Seal


Drive Belt

The main drive belt is designed to ride on the pulley until the basket gets up to speed.


D-Shaped Knob Insert

This insert is sold individually. Knob not included. Knob is sold separately.


Water Inlet and Valve Assembly

This water inlet valve attaches the water lines to the back of your appliance. The attaching solenoids on the valve open and close according to the desired temperature, or amount o...



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Upper portion of agitator, no longer pushing clothing down.

  • Customer: Matt from Pawtucket, RI
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Pliers, Socket set
  • 683 of 702 people found this instruction helpful
The instructions came with the repair kit, it was fairly simple and straight foward.

One bolt held the entire agitator unit in the washer, as well as held the upper and lower halves together. Once that nut was removed the two halves seperated and the plastic clutch pieces could easily be replaced wtih the new onces in the repair kit.

Ve... read more

washer wouldn't agitate

  • Customer: mike from Kent, WA
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Time to Complete: 15 - 30 mins
  • Tools Required: Screw drivers, Socket set
  • 627 of 651 people found this instruction helpful
First pry off the cap of the agitator. Then using a socket remove the bolt that holds the plastic cup in place. Remove this cup by prying it loose from the two tabs that hold it in place. Once this cup is removed you can get to the broken cogs.
Slip the new cogs into the underside of the cup, and slide the cup back down in the agitator housing usin... read more

Washer not agitating

  • Customer: Craig from Polk City, FL
  • Difficulty: Really Easy
  • Time to Complete: Less than 15 mins
  • Tools Required: Socket set
  • 528 of 537 people found this instruction helpful
On top of the agitator is a flat cap that is held in place by the friction of an o-ring, there are no fasteners. I would imagine one could get under the lip with a small screwdriver or butter knife to pop it off but I chose simply using my fingernails so as to not disfigure the cap. Under the cap you will find the head of the only bolt that holds the assem... read more