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Small plastic toy down lint trap

A small plastic toy fell into the lint trap and is too deep into the machine to get it out with my fingers. Once the electrical supply is disconnected, can we access this toy through one of the back panels? Or should we get a Sears repair person in? I doubt it's still covered under any plan. It is a Kenmore Extra Capacity Heavy Duty dryer. (We bought it used about 5 years ago and we do not have the manual.)

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Is the lint filter on the top of unit??? if so you ll need to disconnect power remove the 2 phillips head screws under the lint trap holding it to the main lid. then after removing about 10 1/4in screws from back panel you ll see a metal sleeve running down the back of the unit( the lint filter actually slides in to it) ending in a circular shape below. remove perhaps 4 more screws holding that panel on and youll gain acess to retrive whatever has fallen down there. easy enough to do yourdself no need to call in a professional

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