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Door Disassembly Somehow a spider got in between the two glass panels in the door. I see from the parts manual that the door does come apart, but how do you do it without breaking it?

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Do you have a can of compressed air (duster) or an air compressor? That would be SO much easier...

Otherwise, you normally have to separate the door panels (as shown in the attached photo) and then you'll see the previously hidden screws you need to remove.

We're happy to help and we appreciate your thoughtful rating of our answer.

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Or you can watch a YouTube video (not a video I made) that demonstrates how it's done.

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