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Dryer is sparking

There was two screws that fell out of the back of the inside of my dryer and cant get them back in the right holes to fix it, and now it is sparking from the in side. How wloud i fix it?
The model # is FER211AS2
The serial # is XD41508386
The dryer is 4 years old to.

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First turn the breaker off like now pull it out from the wall about a foot facing the drier take a small putty knife and insert it about 3" from the edge push the knife in till you feel the spring clip push in on it and lift the top then repeat that on the other side fold the top back till it leans against the wall look in the drier on the front edge of the front door panel there are two 5\16 in screws there remove them and un plug the light switch and the door switch assembly .grasp the front door panel and give it a quick snap forward to disengage the retaining clips and the door from the drum remove the door .Lay on the floor reach in and remove the belt from the idler pulley and blower motor pulley .Then while standing at the side of the drier grasp the belt with one hand and the front of the drier drum with the other and **** up sharply on the belt to release the drier drum from the rear drum bearing then remove the drum out the front that will let you replace the screws

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