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Mayatag Atlantis Top Loader Washer Model MAV6451AWW

I want to know how to open the cabinet of my Maytag Atlantis washer to access the water valve. I usually can fiquire this out, though this washer is not easy to figure out. Please advise.
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There are two clips about 3 inches in from the corners in the front between the top and front panel.you push a putty knife into the space between the top and front panel about 3in in from corners and lift the front of the top.

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