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My neptune has no heat. Trying to pop the top up to take a look and not sure how to get the thing opened????

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You take off the door screws and the screws on the other side. This will allow you remove the front of the machine. Pull forward at the top front, it will pull out and then you can lift up to get the bottom out of some clips. You will have access to most of dryer from here, but if you want to pop the top, it pops up like a car hood. There are 2 brackets/bolts in the upper corners that need to be removed. You can then pop it up.

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