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Plastic rib or bar inside tub came loose

I am trying to access the outside area of tub to screw the part back on the tub. How do I get to the outside of the tub?

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I had this same problem. The screws fasten to the tub from the outside of the tub. There are screws on the left side of the dryer (doing this from memory) and screws that hold the door on. 
First of all, unplug your dryer before working on it. Common sense right?
Next, remove the door. It is easy to take on and off. Unscrew the screws at the hinges. From there you can remove the front panel by lifting up and out. 
Next get a flashllight and small/short screwdriver. You will need a short screw driver as there is not much room inside. You can reach in and either tighten or replace the screws.
I found this to be a good time to vacuum out any loose lint that found it's way in the interior of the dryer.
Tighten it and then put the front back on and replace the door. There you go! Hope that helps.


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