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How easy to access the 3 screws?

Hi. Is it easier to replace the pump from underneath or disassemble the front cover plate and replace from the front? I do not have the proper tools to disassemble the clamp assembly for the door. Do I just have to remove the bottom cover plate? It doesnt look easy to access the 3 screws. Thanks for your help

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Underneath. Don't see original post here, but to replace a pump (actually, just the pump motor) on an LG front load washer: Drain water out of small hose inside recess and remove access door cover (at lower left of machine). Remove one phillips head screw and use a plastic putty knife or similar tool to push in on left or right side of recess to remove the plastic recess cup. Now remove the two other phillips head screws visible. Tilt machine back and access pump Assembly from under machine. There is a tab that you will have to work loose. Disconnect electrical wires from pump at disconnect plug. You probably want to remove the hoses going to and away from the pump (squeeze clamps). Pump motor is easy to change out now with three more phillips head screws.

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