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How do I remove the lid off of a GE dryer

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Directions above are for a Whirlpool dryer not a GE front load dryer.
To remove top panel--there are 2 screws going down through the front edge of the top panel. In some cases you need to remove the complete control panel to access those screws. Pull dryer main knob straight out away from control. You will see 1 screw behind knob (I think it is torx head). Remove screw and gently pry upward on sides of control panel. It should pop up off tabs. If you unplug wiring harness you can put control panel aside. Now you can see and access the 2 front screws. Remove those and raise panel front and pull forward slightly and lift off panel. Reverse proceedure to reassemble.

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Pretty easy! Standing in front of the dryer, reach to the back of the control panel and pull the lid towards you, lifting up on the front of the lid at the same time. There's two clips under the front of the lid that holds it in place. One on each side You may need to do one side at a time, but if you pull the lid forward and lift up on the front... it'll pop right up!
Good luck, I hope I was of some help,
Bill

Posted on Apr 03, 2015

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Try: http://www.appliancerepair.net/clothes-dryer-repair-4.html

They can probably help, especially if you have a reason to take the top off and it is not performing properly.

Posted on Apr 01, 2015

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