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Maytag dryer I need to change the gas value to LP and can't get the front panel off. How do you do it

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    have a ANSZ 215-82 Maytag gas Dryer Want to clean the lint but can't get the front off

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Take off the door then remove the screws on the other side (where the door would be attached if it were reversed) You can now swing the front panel down from the top.

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