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First make sure the washer is unpluged. Remove the two screws on the back side of the top cover. Then you can slide the top cover off by pushing backwards and lift. Now you will expose the controls. One of the controls on the right side of the washer that has a clear 1/4 tube hooked up to it is your pressure switch.
Most of the internal components of Maytag Neptune Front-Load Washers can be accessed with the removal of the front panel and lifting of the top cover. The top cover can only be lifted after the front panel is removed. Make sure that power to the machine is disconnected prior to servicing to avoid the risk of electric shock.
The first step is the removal of the four screws located vertically along the inside lip of the door opening. These screws hold the front panel to the front shroud assembly. Once the four screws are removed, grasp and press in on the upper edges of the front panel posts then twist it inward to release the clips holding it to the cabinet. Tilt the top of the front panel and move it away from the machine.
The top cover is held on each side of the cabinet by hold down brackets. Locate and remove the 5/16" hex-head screws holding each bracket then swing the bracket to the outside and unhook it from the slot in the top cover lip.
Remove the four screws securing the dispenser bezel to the top cover then lift the bezel off. Open the door then lift the front of the top cover and tilt it toward the rear of the machine.
The internal components of the machine can now be accessed. Reinstall the top cover and the front panel in reverse of theremoval steps.
This procedure is also applicable to Maytag Square-Front (1998) and Sloped-Front (1999) Dryers (Maytag Neptune Dryers). The only difference is the dispenser bezel removal.
There is an emergency access cord provided for the manual unlocking of the washer door and can be accessed by removing the dispenser bezel. Open the dispenser cover and remove the four screws securing the dispenser bezel to the top cover then lift the bezel off. Once the bezel is removed, look for the nylon cord near the door lock assembly through the opening left by the dispenser bezel. Pull the cord away from the door lock assembly to pivot the mechanical opener and push the locking lever into the open position. Open and close the door several times then start a new cycle.
Check the door lock assembly if the problem persists and replace it when necessary. Disconnect power to the washer prior to servicing to avoid the risk of electric shock.
Access to the door lock assembly requires the removal of the front panel, dispenser bezel, and lifting of the top cover.
Open the dispenser cover and remove the four screws securing the
dispenser bezel to the top cover then lift the bezel off.
Open the washer door and remove the two screws securing the door hinge
and the front panel to the front shroud assembly. Do the same to the two
screws on the opposite side of the door opening.
Disengage the front panel posts from the clips located on the face of
the cabinet by grasping the upper part of the front panel posts and
pressing in on the outer edges then twisting it inward. Once the front
panel posts are released from the cabinet, tilt the front panel away
from the cabinet and remove it.
Remove the two 5/16" hex-head screws securing the two top cover hold down brackets; one on each side. Swing the brackets to the outside to unhook it from the lip of the top cover then lift the top cover to expose the door lock assembly. Prop up the top cover to prevent it from falling back into position while accessing the door lock assembly.
Disconnect the wiring harnesses from the door lock assembly and the two mounting screws then rock the top of the assembly forward and lift it off the front shroud assembly.
Clean the wiring terminals and the connectors then reseat the connectors several times. Replace the door lock assembly when the problem is not resolved.
Install the new door lock assembly in reverse of the steps given above. Review the steps thoroughly for easy reassembly of the washer. Make sure the wiring harnesses are properly and firmly seated to the door lock assembly terminals. The door lock assembly is part number 22004435.
You may have blown the internal fuse located in the lid switch. Could be you over loaded the washer and blew the fuse.
Unplug the washer and remove the four screws holding the control panel front in place. Two screws on top and two screws under control panel.
Remove the control panel and tilt forward.
Locate the lid switch assemble and remove glass fuse and inspect.
Door switch assembly should be replaced. When you order the proper fuse it should come with the door switch assembly.
Replace assembly. Reinstall the front control panel and four screws.
Plug machine in and test.
Maytags last great washer! This model was top of the line from 1985-1988
The leak can be coming from many different places. Pull the front cover off and we'll go from there. To remove the front cover, loosen and remove 2 phillps screws near the bottom of the front cover. Lift the cover at a 90 degree angle and the cover will pull off.
some have screws that are at the bottom of the front panel and some just pry off..lift front cover from bottom swing out and up to release from top. motor is in left front corner. remove wiring and top cover and screw on plate mounted to floor in left most corner/front of plate. remove motor and plate. flip over and remove nuts holding plate to motor..install reversely.
there 3 screws on the back u take off but to take door latch off u dont need top off u open your door take the spring off the front of your boot then remove the screws from door latch reach back there behind boot unplug put new in and put back togather
I'm trying to remove the top cover in order to relace one of the fins inside the drum. The screws came loose and let go. I'm struggling to get the top off. Which screws in the from need removed to release the front? Thanks.