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How do I open the front Service Access Panel?

My machine won't drain and I want to open the front access panel to see if anything is blocking it, but i don't want to force it for fear of breaking it. Anyone please help!

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Re: How do I open the front Service Access Panel?

The round access panel turns about 5 degrees then it pulls off. If you try to pop it off you will break it. Once it's removed there is a twist on cover to gain access to the pump guts to look for crud. Unscrew the cover (put a pan under it because water will come out) and look around for anything that doesn't belong there. When you reassemble it, there is a piece on the cover that has arrows on it pointing down. Put that on the bottom and screw the cover back on.

My guess is that if your washer is full of water, it will all drain out when you disassemble the pump guts.

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Re: How do I open the front Service Access Panel?

Usually on nexxt machines the panel just pulls off, directly away from the machine. Here is the link to the user manual if you need it, however it doesn't go into any detail on the front access panel; If you want to be absolutely sure before doing anything then the best way would be to drop an e-mail to Bosch; Their service is second to none and I am sure they can answer any questions you have. Hope this helps :)

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