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Blower Wheel has something stuck

I've had this problem before, so I know what it is. BUT, I would prefer NOT to pay $100 to have someone come out and take the sock out. SO, how do I take the front off the dryer to get the sock out of the blower wheel?

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TURN OFF THE POWER. youll need a 5/16 socket or a nut driver. remove the bottom access panel 2 screws across the bottom, then 2 more screws directly behind the a panel will release the front door panel assy. write down the light switch wire order, youll need to disconnect them.and put panel aside, youll then have to remove the next 4 5/16 screws holding the front bulkhead on, after rremoving the screws the panel lifts of the 2 lower tabs put aside, and youll see the sock and the fan motor right there.when reassembling you need to insert the front glides on the last bulkhead removed UNDER the drum assy and then insert the tabs into the slots and resecure(this bulkhead supports the drum with the nylon glides(very important!!!!!!) and reassemble the same way it came apart!!!!

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