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I have a maytag performa dryer, I think is at least 12 years old and it is making an awful squeaking noise. I assume that it is the belt, however I cannot figure out how to get into it. Can you help

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Unplug the unit and get a skinny flatheaad screwdriver OR a putty knife. Between the top panel and the front panel, about 4-5 inches in on both sides, there is a clip. You will need to push in on the clip while lifting up and the top will come up. Once open you will see two screws that hold the front panel on. Remove those screws and detach the wires from the door switch. Set it aside and you now have full access to the interior of your unit.

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