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I HAVE A OLD MAYTAG DRYER 25+YRS AND I CANT GET THE TOP TO POP OFF. ANY SUGESTION ON HOW TO GET IT APART?

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If it is that old, look at the bottom of the front panel, about three inches off the floor for a phillips head screw on each side. Remove the screws, swing the front panel up a bit and unhook it from top and set to the side. Now, you can remove the screws holding the top onto the side panels and swing the top back.

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