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Need to get the back off

I have to fix the water feeds to my washer and i need to know how to get the back of the washer off

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The back of this machine IS NOT designed to be removed. When you say you have to fix the water feeds, what are you referring to ? Replacing the water valve assy. or something else ? Do you need breakdown instructions ?

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Dear friend,
ngfam at you service!

You can not fix this problem your self!!!

This sounds like it will only fixed by service then you will be happy again!!

Yes sounds like you need service!
Call A&E Factory Service /They service nation wide
And are available 24/7 for making appointments!

If the appliance is 10 years old or more,it may make sense not to invest any money to fix it!

Happy to assist you,

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