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How do you remove the front of dryer so I can switch orifice for LP?

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    Remove the front of dryer LG Model # DLEX7188RM

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Go to appliancejunk.com and you can download the service manual. also make sure you don't move the set nut on the change screw.when you turn it in it take a little muscle. stubby screwdrivers are a must. we also removed the tube(2 scews)that was in the way of the oriface.if i had to do it again i could do it again it would be a snap

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