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Maytag Dryer model # LDE313

The drum on my dryer appears to have come loose on my maytag dryer model#lde313 but cant figure out how to get inside to check on the drum

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At the bottom of the front panel you have two screws, remove those and swing out at bottom and drop off

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http://www.repairclinic.com/Maytag-Model-MDE3500AYW-ID-508609-Drum-Or-Tub-And-Related-Parts

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