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You don't need to remove the top.
Open the door, find 2 screws holding the door hinges, remove screws; remove the screws on the opposite side of the door opening from the hinges. With the door open or removed, pull the front panel forward. the top of the front panel will separate from the case and you'll be able to remove it lifting it off the bottom. You'll see several screws with hex heads on each side of the case, which were behind the front panel. Those hold the top and support for the drum. Remove serws. Enjoy! ;)))

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Older top load washers use a belt to drive to transfer the energy from motor to drum. However, if the belt slips, stretches, or breaks, it can cause friction and a burning smell, most likely a burning “rubber” smell. The belt is located either from the back access panel or from the underside of the washer. The solution is to replace the belt with a new one. To replace the belt you can open the back lid of the washer

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