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Dropped foreign object into corner opening

I have a Roper RAB4232EW1 top-loading washing machine.  
While wiping down the crevices and corners around the "big ring" (at the top of the drum), I accidentally dropped a wet paper towel into an opening in the  front right corner.  Are there any mechanisms in the space between the drum and the inner cabinet wall that this foreign object might harm?  


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It will dissolve away, as long as it's a paper towel

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No you can lean the machine backwards and should be able to remove it with out any disasembling of the unit, if it did not fall all the way to the bottom and you can not remove it it will not hurt anything

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