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DRYER LINT I have lint that has collected in the bottom of where the lint trap goes. I want to clean it out. I have used a vacuum to get as much as I can however, I can see much more. I need to know how to get the front off so I can clean it all out. I have a Maytag front load dryer the model # is MDE2706AYW the Serial # is 11523841JP It says Heavy Duty/ SuperSize Capacity/ 7 Cycles on the control panel.

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  • tamann67 Dec 04, 2008

    the lint trap on my GE DBLR333GT1WW WAS DAMAGED AND LINT IS UNDER NEATH THE DRYER DRUM AND I NEED TO GET IT OUT.

    HOW DO I GET THE FRONT PANEL OFF?? OR HOW DO I GET THIS LINT OUT MY HAND DOES NOT FIT IN THE AREA.

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You can purchase a brush for the dryer, you can reach down further with it.

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