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Window A/C needs cleaning - lost manual

Embarrassing as it is, this isn't actually a very technical question: I have a window A/C unit that won't run, probably because of debris stuck in the fan after the winter -- this has happened to me before, but I forget the instructions the repairman gave me to open it up to access the part that needs cleaning. It was stupidly simple, but obviously not simple enough to figure out by myself. I've lost the manual and don't want to damage the unit by fiddling with it when I don't know what I'm doing. I live on the 6th floor - no balcony - so I can't clean it from the outside, and because it's bolted in and the bolts painted over (was like that when I moved in), I don't think removing it is really an option. This is the unit: -- it's a Kenmore, if that helps at all. We have already cleaned the filter - just don't know how to access any other part of the inside of the unit. Thanks in advance! Jo

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Remove the front panel & see if the unit will slide out of it's sleeve. Usually it is the sleeve that is bolted in, & the unit itself will pull out from inside.

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