Top cabinet was rusted on one corner due to liquids dripping from a shelf

ApplianceMaytag Washer


Level of DifficultyA Bit Difficult

Time to do repairMore than 2 hours

Age of Appliance5 - 10 years

Tools Screw drivers
Socket set

John From Spring Valley, CA

Jul 26, 2007

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1. Disconnected the electrical cord from the socket & the hose lines from the faucets.
2. Pulled out the washing machine from against the wall to make room for working.
3. Opened the back of the control cabinet by removing the 5 screws.
4. Disconnected the wiring ( making sure to identify all connections and color of wiring ) from the control cabinet and pulled through the opening on the cabinet top.
5. Popped the lid open from the front of the washer using a screwdriver by prying it open and removed the hinge lid from the cabinet top.
6. Removed the control cabinet from the cabinet top, disconnected the safety latch from the cabinet top.
7. Removed the water inlet guide & a vacuum hose from the cabinet top.
8. Removed the hinge brackets from the back of the washer which holds the cabinet top in place.
9. Removed the hinged lid from the cabinet top..
10. Installed new hinges on to hinge lid .

Installed new cabinet top in reverse order as above.

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Diagrams and Parts List for this repair

Part PhotoPart DescriptionPriceAvailability

Screw (Now subbed to Screw)

Part Number: PS2026498

In Stock

Lid Hinge (Now subbed to Lid Hinge)

Part Number: PS2037922

In Stock

Lid Hinge Pin (Now subbed to Lid Hinge Pin)

Part Number: PS2037923

In Stock

USE WPL 35-2739 (Now subbed to TOP, CABINET (WHT))

Part Number: PS2038064

No Longer Available