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My washer started to make a sizzling sound and smoke a minute after I started my laundry. I turned off the power and unplugged the machine. I unscrewed and removed 2 screws from the control panel. It will not move. I would like to check behind it so that when I call a repairman I can answer any pertinent questions. Would you know how to remove the panel? Thank you, Margaret

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To remove the top panel you first have to remove the lid. Open it fully and simply pull straight u. It will come off and then you will be able to remove the top panel. Be prepared to see absolutely nothing obvious as these machines use surface mounted components and quite often signs of damage are not visible.

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