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I need the schematic for my dryer series 80. Model number 11062822101 A night light bulb accidentally fell in the vent hole, when I pulled out the lint screen to clean it off. My dryer opens in the front, but the lint screen is on the top. I need to get it out, so I can use my dryer. I can't see it when I look in the hole. I have already tried chewing gum on the end of a wire. Do you have any suggestions on how I can get it out.

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Lift your lint lid and remove the 2 screws you see then pry the top up at the edges with a wide flat screw driver. If you have a rear cover remove it then remove the 3 crews that hold your lint catcher assembly to the blower housing and you should find your bulb

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