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Kenmore elite washer lid removal?

I have rust at the back of the lid on the washer. I can't figure out how to remove the lid to get rid of the rust. I have removed the screws that hold the pins to keep the lid from going back futher but still can't see how to remove it from the washer. Please help. Top loader, model number: 20942994 serial number: cl0411528

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  • robin godfrey Nov 21, 2008

    My problem is that I have a coin (or ball bearing) somewhere in the drum. I am trying to remove the lid to see if I can get at it.

    How to I remove the lid from the Hotpoint Ultima Digit washing machine (2008)? I have removed the two screws at the back but it isn't obvious how to release it from the front.

  • hottubjim8 Dec 07, 2008

    cant remoove lid

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    I disabled and can exchange my washer if I can find serial number, I can't find it



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