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I have a 500 series, gas dryer with the propane conversion. I live in Brazil and the bottled gas I use is apparently not burning completely. After about 6 months of use, a lot of soot blew up into the drum and soiled everything. Can i get at the burn chamber or at the passage from there to the drum and try cleaning it out? with the back panel off, I can't get at anything. Before I disassemble everything, I'd like to know if there is an easier solution. WGFJR

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