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Maytag MAH2400A Will not drain

I am sure the pump strainer is plugged. How do I get the front cover off to gain access to the pump. There is a little access door at the bottom that covers a galvanized sheet metal plate with a small whole in front of the pump. How do I either remove the galvanized sheet metal piece, or remove the front cover? I have removed the screws holding the cover in place (with the door) and it is loose, but I cannot it get it free of the plastic control panel.

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You may need to remove the screws holding the top and slide is back a hair to get to thos screws holding the control panel.

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