Unplug the washer from the wall outlet. Pull the washer away from the wall so you have complete access to it.
Press the end caps on the control panel in and pull the caps off. Use a screwdriver to remove the screws holding the control panel on. Push the control panel back so it rests on the rear hinges.
Unplug the lid switch connector from the top of the washer. This connector is on the back of the unit casing. Pry the metallic clips off the washer's top panel with a screwdriver.
Lift the washer cabinet off the unit base to gain access to the inner components of the washer.