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Front Panel Removal

My washer has been leaking water on the floor. There is no visable leaking coming from any of the connections in the back. I had a service man out and he told me that we have been overfilling it and to not put too much clothes in it. That has solved the leaking problem but now there is a terrible smell coming from it. Can you tell me how to get the front panel of the machine off? I want to see if there is standing water in the bottom panel as the source of smell.

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Slide a putty knife in about an 2 inch in from each corner pry the clips up and pull the front off.

I think you where misled the washer will auto stop fill when the pressure switch in satisfied...if it is working then you can't make the washer leak water on the floor no matter how much you put in it,,

There is a small Tube that goes into the pressure switch at the left side it may have came off.

also it may leak from the a cracked outer tub.. they are very thin plastic ...

let me know if I can help...



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