Unplug the electrical cord of the washing machine from the electrical outlet before attempting to open the appliance for repairs.
Remove the end caps on the control console by pressing in with your thumbs and pulling the caps forward to eliminate them.
Locate the screws that are on the front of the control console on each and every end and unfasten them with a screwdriver, setting the screws inside a safe place.
Flip the control console back so it really is resting on the rear hinges and unplug the electrical wiring harness from the top of the washer, pulling it straight up by handHow to Open a Washing Machine for Repair.
Locate the metal clips on the top from the washer near the back and pry the clips up with a screwdriver, removing them from the cabinetHow to Open a Washing Machine for Repair.
Lift the top cover off the washer cabinet and set it out with the way.