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I have a ctd00p dryer and cannot get the worktop off to change the heater! I have removed the two screws at the back but can't pull the lid back! I've also tried raising it and pushing it forward but to no avail! I'm sure there's some easy explanation, please help!!

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  • eddie0001 Oct 09, 2008

    Thanks Tresilla, but there's definitely only the two screws holding the worktop on!

    It needs to come off to remove the side panel to get to the contacts for the heater. I didn't see an obvious way to get the back panel off. It can only be the heater or stat though, can't it? Any further advice would be appreciated!!

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I remember there are three screws - one in the middle as well. may be wrong. having undone all screws, just bank front of top with hane and it will slide back.
however, no need to remove top to replace heater - take back panel off and heater is exposed. and how do you know it needs replacing if you haven't tested it??

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