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Use a putty knife between the top and front panel How do I get access to the drain pump and other - dcd33c9.jpgThis video shows how to access the innards of a newer model GE than yours but yours is basically the same thing with a diff motor and tranny.

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    Dan Webster Sep 02, 2010

    Here is the video

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    Dan Webster Sep 02, 2010

    OK I am gonna try to post the video for the 3rd time LOL I hate computers.



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