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Loose baffles in Maytag dryer

Does the top just pop up?

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To remove the top, you usually have to push a putty knife in at the top corners, from the front. This pushes a spring catch. On some Maytags, the front comes off, screws below the door area, and it swings out.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009


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