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I have a roper top load washer less than year old, won't run

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I have a roper top load washer less than year old, won't run water for rinse cycle. Washes, drains and just sits there . We cleaned filters in lines but continues to stop
JA: What's the make and model of your washing machine? And can you guesstimate how old it is?
Customer: Roper model#RTW4516FW1 TYPE 587-20
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Hope to
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: Can't think of anything
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

Hello. My name is ***** ***** I'll be helping you with your appliance question today. Please wait a few moments while I review your question.

Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

If the unit is less than a year old, you'll want to call warranty because unfortunately the actuator below the tub has failed and the washer isn't shifting into spin mode so after the water drains it just sits there waiting for the actuator to shift the transmission into spin. That's unfortunately never going to to happen so that is why the actuator will need to be replaced to resolve this issue and it's under warranty so it shouldn't cost you anything to repair it. The number for warranty is 1.***-***-****.

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Expert:  Tyler Z. replied 2 months ago.

Hello again. I'm just following up because I haven't heard back from you and I see this question is still open and unrated. Is there anything else I can help you with?