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I have a Kenmore 70 Series gas dryer, model 76712691. The dryer has 3 plastic ''tumblers'' inside the dryer, to help the clothes tumble. Two of the tumblers have fallen off inside, leaving big holes inside the dryer. I guess the 3 srews that hold each tumbler in place became loose and fell off to the bottom floor of the dryer. How can I get and reattach these screws? The two ''tumblers' that fell off inside look like they are still in good condition. Can I take off the front cover of the dryer without much trouble, or what part of the dryer can I take off so I can reattach the parts?

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Pull the dryer away from the wall, there is no bottom on the dryer, so the screws should be on the floor.
You can then pop the lid up from the front and fold it back. When you do, you will see the drum. Roll the drum around until you see the holes and reattach the tumblers.
You can also access the drum from below. Tip the dryer on its back and you can see the drum from the bottom.
Good luck.
Regards,

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