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My Frigidaire electric dryer model# GLEQ642AS is 5 years old. It used to thump on one side, until it ran for awhile and would quiet down. It doesn't thump anymore, and dries poorly. Not sure on this, it never dried well. But now it won't start at all. Questions: how to remove back to see what's wrong? and could it have more problems than are worth fixing?

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