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Re: how to open lg dle2514 front load to clean blower...
Remove the 3 screws holding the top of the dryer. Push the top towards the rear and remove top.
Remove the front control display board by removing the 2 screws and unsnapping the control panel.
Remove the 4 top screws hold the front panel and the 2 bottom screws in the door frame area. Remove the light switch wire connector. Tilt the front panel forward and lift up.
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There is no other filter to clean other then the one lint filter.
I would check the dryer vent to make sure it's not restricted with lint build up or has any kinks in it.
Also check the outside flapper at the end of the dryer vent to make sure it's clear of lint and able to open all the way.
If your dryer vent is ok and the lint screen is clean then I would remove the front of the dryer and check the blower/fan housing for lint build up.
First, of course, make sure ALL the airways are clear, including the area around the lint filter, and the outside vent - lint likes to stick to the outside vent flap, so make sure you clean that off too, and that it opens and closes freely.
when was the last time you cleaned the dryer?try removing the vent line from the back of dryer to see if any air is blowing out,also is the dryer noisy?you could have a bad blower wheel.you need to clean out the duct that the lint filter slides into and behind that duct you'll find the blower wheel,also vac out the dryer where the motor is and if the vent line is a long run from the back of dryer to the outside i use a leaf blower to blow it out,make sure the outside vent isn't blocked with anything before you blow the vent line out,send model number if you need help getting the blower wheel part number if that's your problem,you should clean the dryer at least once a year so you don't have a fire,good luck
Good day, Sounds like the vent system is badly blocked, the blower wheel has stripped off it's shaft, or there is a lot of lint in the blower wheel/lint screen area. 1. Remove the vent hose and see if your getting air moving thru smarty. Maytag moves a lot of air. If O.K. test dryer with vent off for performance. Clean or replace vent hose as needed. 2. Blower wheel sheared on it's shaft. You have to remove the front panel to see if the wheel is loose. Old version had 2 screws on the bottom of the front panel. Remove, disconnect door switch wires and remove. New style (no screws on bottom) requires a putty knife forced on each corner of where the top meets the front. About an 1 1/2 inch in from the edge. Force in, releasing clip, and pulling the top of the front panel toward you. Lift off.
Should the blower wheel be bad, replace but make sure the area between the blower wheel and door filter are cleaned.
Sometimes blower wheels will get loose in dryers. Sometimes they will get a whole lump of lint in them or you can hear a rattling noise in the dryer, this is the blower wheel, its worn out and it can cause the fuse to blow too,or it can half *** work and take fifty forever's to dry the clothes.Or it could be just that the dryer needs a good blowing out .I use a lawn blower to get all the lint out of the dryer as well as the vent pipe and vent to outside. I take the filter HOUSING out and wash it also. That is, I remove the housing and clean is good! Making sure that the dryer is properly flowing air is a good thing!
take the bottom panel off,you'll see the blower wheel duct,take it off,clean all the lint out of it and vac the dryer,go outside and check the vent,now you'll see the thermal fuse on the top of the blower wheel housing part 3392519, you'll need a 1/4 size socket to get the two screws out, when you get it running go outside and make sure the flapper is blowing wide open if not you have to blow out the vent line,you can use a leaf blower if it's a long vent line
unplug the dryer.
Open the top lid.
Remove the front panel.
Inspect the blower wheel attached to the motor.
If it moves on the motor shaft replace it.
If iy does not move on the motor shaft, clean the lint out of the exhaust from the blower wheel to the rear of the dryer.