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Step by step instructions please

We bought our washer used and for some reason the model number was removed (?) as i found out yesterday when serviceman came - they (Sears) will not service without this model number being present so i've got my toolbox ready ... i remove the bottom panel but would like step-by-step please so i can install correctly. thank you so much for your invaluable help!

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  • lannb Apr 03, 2008

    Sorry, this was my first time on site and thought i had linked to the original topic. I actually kept digging deeper (on this site) and found out the "how to" on replacing the infamous latch on the Elite 45986 front load washer. Followed the remove 3 screws on the back top of washer off and worked from the top removing the latch and replacing. To share helpful information to others part number was 8182634. It was available in Houston to drive and pick up; also found online to have shipped. Thanks for your reply and the awesome knowledge!

  • Jeff Rockwell
    Jeff Rockwell May 11, 2010

    Step-by-step instructions for what? I need to know what you are attempting to do.



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