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Dryer sqeaks cant open lid .Help.

I have a Maytag Dryer MD# MDE8000AYW that's making a loud sqealing noise.I can't seem to get the top open to inspect the tumbler.I have done this in the past and I just popped the lid up in the front with a screwdriver with a rag wraped around it so it would not scratch the paint.Any help would be very helpfull.Thanks.

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A putty knife inserted about 2 inches from either side will release the lid spring catches

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