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The lid is locked on my kenmore oasis washer

During a heavy load the cycle it stopped & I can't get the lid to unlock

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Unplug the washer first. How to open the service lid. Latches are approx 4" in from corners in front (where the little crack is below the lid) insert a putty knife, pushing in on the latches and pull up as it gives. Hold onto the side you've released and pop the oter side and lift up.
Now you will be able to see the lid lock; center front from underneath. Use a 1/4" nutdriver and remove the latch.
Now as far as I know, pn:8563937 was replaced with: W10059230 Bought mine from www.midwestapplianceparts.com.
Install is simple; 3 screws (1/4") behind the back panel will allow you to access the plug. Just feed the old one out and the new one in.

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