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Getting lid off kenmore oasis canyon capacity washer

Child was throwing jeans in the washer and I think some change got down between the inner drum and the plastic outer tub. I just want to pop off the lid quick to check before calling for repair man. you can hear the money clank when the drain ejects water while the tub is spinning

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Okay, here ya go! There are 2) screws attaching 2) brackets to the back of the machine. This holds the lid in place. When attempting to do this bring a friend or family member to help hold the lid. You then slide the front top back slightly. this will allow access to the drum. Now there are several little slots holding the drum top into place, carefully remove these from the teeth holding the lid into place. You can now see down into the sides of the drum where items can easily get caught. Take your time and relax this is not hard to do this task. To re-install simply reverse the directions and tighten the brackets back to the body. I hope this helps. If you need a decent diagram go to, click on parts and enter your model number in the search box. From there you can view diagrams, parts and pricing lists. I hope this helps!!! Good luck!

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