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    • Part Number: AP4538638
    • MFG Part Number: 8183011
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how to replace soap dispenser casing on Whirlpool Duet washer

Aggie for Model Number wfw9200sq00

ANSWER Aggie, If this is the part you're referring to W10163866, Here are the instructions : Removing the Washer Top Three screws secure the washer top at the back of the washer. Remove the three screws and lift the top from the washer. Removing the Console from the Cabinet Disconnect the Touch Pad/LED Assembly ribbon connector from the left side of the Central Control Unit and release it from the wiring harness brackets on the right side of the washer top.Remove the detergent dispenser drawer by pressing down on the release tab at the back of the drawer and pulling it completely out of the washer. Once the drawer is removed, remove the screw in the recessed hole next to the drawer opening. Release the tab securing the right side of the console to the washer( on the inside of the cabinet). Open the washer door and place a flat-bladed screwdriver into the slot in the bottom center of the console . Push the console up to release center console tab. Be sure the ribbon cable clears the cabinet frame. Removing the washer front panel will require that the door switch be removed and the boot be separated completely from the front panel opening. The console must also be removed. Next, remove the three screws securing the toe panel to the front of the washer and remove the toe panel by lifting slightly and pulling forward. Remove the two screws securing the bottom of the front panel to the washer, and the two screws securing the top of the front panel to the washer. The front panel can now be removed from the washer.The boot can be completely removed from the outer rim of the tub assembly. Carefully pull the boot from around the water inlet and window washer tubes. Remove the boot retainer clamp by loosening the clamp screw located at the upper right of the tub opening. The boot can now be removed from the tub. The Detergent Dispenser Assembly is located under the washer top. Begin by removing the washer top, console and front panel. Separate the water inlet and window washer tube from the boot. Pull the water inlet tube from the outlet connector of the detergent dispenser. NOTE: When reinstalling the water inlet tube, wet the water inlet gasket on the detergent dispenser with water only. Do not use any other lubricant. Align the locator nib on the water inlet tube with the indentation on the dispenser connector and slide the tube onto the detergent dispenser assembly.Remove the screw securing the front of the detergent dispenser assembly to the top front frame member.Disconnect the vent tube from the detergent dispenser assembly. Remove the screw securing the detergent dispenser assembly to the top left frame member. Slide the assembly back slightly and lift the assembly out. To remove the detergent dispenser motor assembly, disconnect the cam follower spring and lift the cam follower from the diverter cam and rotate the diverter cam clockwise to access the motor mounting screws." Good Luck and Thanks 

Answered by AppliancePartsPros.com   |   Thursday, December 01, 2011

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