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I want to clean my water inlet valve but i can't take the top off the washer

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It appears the valve is accessable from the back rear, not the top.

Go to Sears Parts Direct and enter your model number for exploded view details.

Normally you would clean this valve by turning the water off, moving the washer away from the wall, then disconnecting the hoses and cleaning the screens in either the hose ends or the valve inlet connection.

The valve(s) are not usually serviceable.

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First check the hoses that connect to the water inlet valve. Remove these completely there should be a screen in at least one end and maybe both ends. Clean these screens. Next check the back of the water inlet valve screens and remove and clean. If cleaning these out does not correct the problem you will need to check to make sure you have power going to the water inlet valve. Most top loaders will have 120 volts going to the valve. Check each solenoid on the valve. You will need to have the washer on and turned to a fill cycle when checking. If you have power and still no water replace the water inlet valve. No power replace the control.

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