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The caps on the side of the control panel need to be removed. They have clips that you have to get under and pry out.
Here's more on how to do that. One of our experts put this up so that you can see everything easily.
YouTube - Whirlpool Kenmore Washer Cabinet Removal
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Good work! They have made many different versions of these over the years. The one most people have dificulty with is the one you need to pry off the side caps for. I guessed (wrongly) that you had that one.
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