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NEED TO REPLACE BELT. CANNOT FIGURE HOW TO REMOVE FRONT PANEL ON MAYTAGMDG5806AWW GAS DRYER

OTHER THAN DOOR SCREWS I CANT SEE WHAT HOLDS PANEL ON

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You might need to pop the top cover off. Sometimes you just Need to use a spatula or a flat head screwdriver to force it in between the top and the front cover but first make sure there are no Screws holding it from behind. Then you will see what is holding The front cover, removing will see the whole tank And able to replace the belt ? Good luck.

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Pull top and back first

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SOURCE: removing front panel on kenmore dryer

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SOURCE: Replace belt on Whirlpool LE09508KQ1 Electricl Dryer

remove the lint fiter and remove the two phillips screws then lift the top up
you will find two screws on each side of the inside of the frount panel down about 4 inches , this when removed will allow you to swing the frount arround to gain access to the belt

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SOURCE: I NEED TO REMOVE THE FRONT PANEL OF MY KENMORE 8 SERIES GAS DRYER

One of two ways depending on oh made this unit GE or WPL FIRST look at the top of the door opening for two screws if there is no screws get a flat head screw drive and look with a flash light between the top and front pane you should see a clip about 2 inches from the sides going tworge the middle use a flat screwdriver place in the crack between the top and front panel and hit the back of the screwdriver with you hand should push the clip back an the top pop up do the same onthe other side (before you start if you lent filter goes in the top of the dryer remove the two screws holding that down to remove the front in the side panel going into the front is a screw on both side remove then lift the front up too unclip the bottom clips good luck.

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