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I have a leaking hose at the top of my Kenmore elite washer. Only way to get to it is to pop the top of washer off. How do I get the top of the washer off?

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  • roro65 Jul 15, 2009

    The make is Kenmore Elite, model # 26922502, top loader. There is a hole in the hose that delivers the water to the tank. It's directly underneath the control panel. (I believe a rat chewed the hose) I just need to take the top of washer off (including the lid) to be able to reach hose and replace it. I just want to see if I can remove top myself without calling repairman.

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Hi ,

If you've removed the screws and the panel sticks, tapping on each side will knock it loose. The panel should drop down, then off. You can also try propping the two front feet of the washer up slightly for better access. A 2x4 works real well. This will allow more room for the panel to drop and gives better access to the screws. The washer is very heavy, so you may need some assistance to lift the front. Either lift from the bottom, or place your hands on the front facing of the cabinet to push the washer back. DO NOT push on the door or control panel.

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Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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Hi there,

What is the make and model number of your washer?
i think you need to replace the whole bleach container and hoses.

Thanks

Posted on Jul 14, 2009

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