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Older ge washer pump

I am trying to replace a pump on an older style ge washing machine and i have only replaced a pump on a beltless style .. I am not sure how to proceed .. I have the hoses off but do not want to mess anything up. any tips?

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Loosen the clamp around the rubber coupling 1/4 " nut driver do not take it off completely just enough to get it off the top of the pump then remove the 3 mounting bolts on the bottom of the pump and install new

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