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Maytag Neptune Dryer Raising the top

My neptune dryer quit working. I would love to try and fix it, but, I can't raise the top???? Do I push it, or pull it towards me. Or is there a release somewhere??? About a six year old model mdg3000

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Re: Maytag Neptune Dryer Raising the top

Check your power first breakers trurn them off then on check outlet for 220 then 110 at each side that would be meter leads two flat holes 220 then meter flat hole on one side red wire black lead to round hole should be 110 red lead other side flat hole black lead round hole should be 110 if thats good then pull terminal block cover off check cord for loose or burnt condition if its burnt dont freak just replace terminal block and cord they burn if they werent tight when installed now to get the top up get a putty knife face the drier and about 2 to 3 inches there are two spring clips push in with the putty knife while rasing the edge one at a time if its not the power look for the thermal limiter a small metel disc close to the heating element some are plastic if its open theres your promblem pull one wire off of it or youll get a flase reading through the timer

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