This Roper washer repair guide shows how to replace the spin basket on a top-load washer. The spin basket holds clothes during the washing cycle. Replace the basket damaged in the area where it is attached to the hub, which causes noises of banging, or it making a rubbing sound during the spin cycle. If the basket is damaged or has rust spots It is possible to replace it. Rust may cause marks to your clothes. If the spin basket is damaged or rusted, replace it using a manufacturer-approved replacement part.
Turn off the power and water: Unplug the power cord to the outlet on your wall. Shut off the water supply valves for the Roper washer. Wear gloves for protection of your hands. Help someone to move the Roper washer from the wall. Lift the top panel. Seal the lid so that it doesn’t fall open and harm the control console or fall on your arms as you work. The top screws are removed from the two hinge brackets that are on the side of the Roper washer. The cover for the wire can be removed from the Roper washer by removing the screw. Slide the top panel forward approximately half an inch and then raise the front panel by about a quarter of an inch. The panel should remain slightly elevated and pull it back about a quarter inch to unhook the brackets. The top panel is able to be lifted to be positioned against the wall, behind the Roper washer. To take out the tub ring the bottom off the tub ring. Then, release it from the tabs that lock. If needed, you can employ a slot screwdriver. Take the tub ring off the Roper washer. To take the impeller off use an appropriate screwdriver into the hole located at the base of the cap. Then pull the cap off the impeller. To remove the bolt holding the impeller to the drive motor shaft, use either a socket or wrench. Take the impeller in your hands and then remove it from the Roper washer.
Remove the spin basket from the washer tub: Set the spanner wrench on top , so that the teeth of the wrench are in contact with the nut. The spanner wrench’s arm should be struck with a spanner wrench using an hammer to loosen up the spanner nut. Next spin the spanner tool until the spanner wrench is free and then remove it from your washer. Pull straight up on the spin basket to take it from the tub of the washer. Install the new spin basket Set the new spin container on upper part of the shaft in the middle of the tub. then drag the new spin basket downwards until it’s fully seated on shaft. Set the spanner nuts on the base of your new spin basket. The spanner nut needs to be tightened using a hand. Then, you can use the spanner wrench to tighten the spanner nuts. In order to make the spanner nuts tighter employ a suitable quantity of force to strike the spanner wrench’s arm using the hammer.
Reinstall the impeller: Push the impeller down on top of the shaft for the drive motor until it’s fully seated. Insert the bolt and tighten it down firmly. Reattach the cap the top of the impeller. Install the tub ring once more Set the tub rings on top of the outer tub and push it down. To lock the tabs press the tabs down that are above the locking tabs. Install the top panel by lower it. Engage the brackets by pulling the panel forward about a quarter of an inch until the panel drops and the brackets become engaged. Push the panel back about a quarter of an inch to lock it flush with the frame. Take the tape off the lid of the washer. The screws should be inserted back onto the tops of each of the hinges at the back of the control console. Tend the screws securely. Set the tabs on the right side of the wire cover in the slots and then line with the holes on the left side and put the mounting screw in. Attach the wire cover by tightening the mounting screw. Reset the valves for water supply to restore power and water. Plug the washer into the electrical outlet. Restore the Roper washer to its original position.
To calibrate the washer: With the washer shut off with the basket empty (no water or clothes) and the lid closed switch on the diagnostic mode. Turn the dial to one total rotation (360 degrees) counterclockwise. In approximately six seconds, quickly turn the control dial 3 clicks clockwise, one counterclockwise, then one more clockwise. The green status lights blink when you activate the diagnostic mode. For a reset, you must make a complete rotation of the dial counterclockwise. If the status lights don’t blink, you can make the dial turn again more quickly. In the Diagnostic mode, choose the Calibration Cycle by turning the control dial 4 clicks clockwise. Once the Rinse light is on then press Start. The Calibration Cycle will run for approximately two to three minutes. The Calibration Cycle is complete, and the washer is shut off.