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How do you replace the fins in the dryer?

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You'll have to pop the top of the dryer. Insert a stiff putty knife into the split between the top & front, about 2 - 3 inches in from the side. There will be a spring catch you need to push in, about 1/2 inch. There is one on each side. Stand the lid up and HOPEFULLY, the fins are held in with screws or bolts. Just tighten them. If they're rivited in, you'll have to use an epoxy putty to lock them into place. Sneakers in a dryer, without a few towels will knock them loose.

Posted on May 25, 2009

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