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How do I remove the lint trap holder to clean out the lint inside

My dryer is a Maytag model #HYE3657AYW.

I want to remove the lint trap holder to clean out lint from inside, but it seems as though something is stoping it from coming out. I removed the front 2 screws and I can slide it back just not all the way out.

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  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    I am having the same problem, did you find an answer anywhere?

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The font panel must be removed. This may be done by removing the control console (open upper cabinet doors to find screws behind the console). The screws along the top of the lower front panel are easily accessible. Disconnect the two interlock switches, remove the grounding clip attached to the bulkhead & lift the panel off the two lower clips. Inside the panel is a housing that leads to the exhaust blower. It will be packed with lint that may be hardened like papier mache. Just clean out the mess & reverse the process to replace the parts.













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  • waynechch Dec 13, 2010

    The 2 screws on the front look like they will allow you to lift out the lint filter assy but they actually release it so it can be removed from the nside once you get the front panel off.

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