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Cant get to the gas coils on roperrgs7646kq3 --help!!

How do i access the gas coils on my dryer? there is no access point that i can see
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Thats scary Gas coils? There is a burner assy on the bobbom remove bottom panel. I would not recommend doing anything unless you are certain you know what you are doing.

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