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Roper washing machine- unbalanced spin - rocking agitator

Roper washing machine has an unbalanced spin which sounds like the tub is hitting along the insides of the washer. I normally stop it in the spin and rearrange the clothes but that doesn't work either. I want to take off the front washing machine panel to see if there is a hook broken on the tub causing the unbalanced spin sounds but can't figure out how to do that. On my previous washing machine (Sears brand) you could put a wedge between the top panel and the front panel of the washing machine and flip down the front panel. That doesn't work on this model. So my question is how do I get the front panel of the washing machine off to expose the tub to see if there is anything broken or unattached from the tub causing the unbalancing in the spin cycle. Thank for any helpful ideas.

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    On spin cycle the washer bounces around the walls of the inside , makes a loud banging noise...

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I usually stand in front of the washer and take the plams of my hands and forcefully provide a force with the heel of my hands on the side front corners and the lip comes up

Another option is to pull the washer out and remove 2 clips (usually requires quarter inch nut driver to allow the top to come up

This should allow you to get the top off to see if a spring has broken or slipped off


GOOD LUCK!

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