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My white westinghouse top loading washer wont open, the lid stays locked

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Lid lock mechanism is bad and needs to be replaced. To unlock lid take off front and you'll see what to do. I cannot see your repyl due to some tech issue w/ the site, so it may be a day or so before I can reply again. Please leave feedback for me if appropriate. Thanks

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