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How do you remove the panel to change the lock mechanism in the washer body of a kenmore front loading washing machine, model 42822? NOTE: this is the lock mechanism on the washer side itself, not just the plastic hook piece on the door?

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    I want to change the seal on my Bosch w/m and have managed to locate all of the screws on the top panel, the control fascia and the bottom panel but I can't work out how to get at the screws which clearly hold the front panel on, above and below the door lock. There are what look like two plastic tops, possibly with the screws underneath them. Do I prise these off or are they some special kind of screw? I'm nervous of breaking the plastic tops if I use force. Help!



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Remove the top and the bottom acces cover you will be able to get at it from the top or bottom it just makes it easier to get to the wiring this way

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