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How do I open the top lid to get to the lid switch on a Kenmore 70 series washing machine?

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Remove the screw on both sides of the control panel . Pull the panel foreward and tilt back . Unplug the plug coming out of the cabinet and using a flat head screwdriver , pop the clip on both sides thru the slots closest to the front of the cabinet . Tilt the whole cabinet foreward . Do not try taking the lid off the washer .

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