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Washer, Front load #WCVH6260 F W W - trying to

Washer, Front load #WCVH6260 F W W - the large door gasket tore at the bottom lip and leaks water. I purchased the front door gasket - almost got it out, but how can I release the flat white clamp from the drum face? I see no screws or releases.

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Use a theromstat screwdriver,
ver small flat head, push it betwen the detent
and the clamp it should release right away

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http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/getSubComp.pd?modelNumber=GHW9150PW0&productCategoryId=0153200&brandId=1198&brandDescription=WHIRLPOOL&modelName=RESIDENTIAL-WASHER&diagramPageId=00002&componentDescription=DOOR%20AND%20LATCH%20PARTS&documentId=W0501061&blt=06

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