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NEED TO TAKE TOP OFF OF NEPTUNE DRIER MDE6800AYE BUT CAN NOT LOCATE SCREWS TO LIFT TOP OFF

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There are no screws.the lid needs to be lifted by placeing a flat tip screw driver and push the clips in on the front they are located about one inch in from either side of the dryer push them in and the lid will pop up

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1.Unplug the electrical cord of the Maytag electric dryer from the electrical outlet.
2.Open the dryer door and locate the four screws on the inside,unfastening the screws with a screwdriver.
3.Pull on the corners of the top front panel,rolling the corners forward to release the clips.
4.Tip the front panel straight out and slide it up until the panel comes loose of the clips.
5.Set the front panel aside and slide the top of the dryer forward.
6.Lift the top of the Maytag electric dryer up,tilting it back and resting it against the wall.

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on the back of the washer are two spring clips fastened by hex head screws. remove the screws. Under the front of the top in each corner are spring clips. use a putty knife and locate the clips and press towards the back and lift that corner. it should come off. now do the same on the other corner. once the front is free, tilt the top up and pull up. the clips in back will release and you can rotate the top out of the way

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Most of the internal components of Maytag Neptune Front-Load Washers can be accessed with the removal of the front panel and lifting of the top cover. The top cover can only be lifted after the front panel is removed. Make sure that power to the machine is disconnected prior to servicing to avoid the risk of electric shock.

The first step is the removal of the four screws located vertically along the inside lip of the door opening. These screws hold the front panel to the front shroud assembly. Once the four screws are removed, grasp and press in on the upper edges of the front panel posts then twist it inward to release the clips holding it to the cabinet. Tilt the top of the front panel and move it away from the machine.

The top cover is held on each side of the cabinet by hold down brackets. Locate and remove the 5/16" hex-head screws holding each bracket then swing the bracket to the outside and unhook it from the slot in the top cover lip.

Remove the four screws securing the dispenser bezel to the top cover then lift the bezel off. Open the door then lift the front of the top cover and tilt it toward the rear of the machine.

The internal components of the machine can now be accessed. Reinstall the top cover and the front panel in reverse of the removal steps.

This procedure is also applicable to Maytag Square-Front (1998) and Sloped-Front (1999) Dryers (Maytag Neptune Dryers). The only difference is the dispenser bezel removal.

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Take off the 4 phillips head screws around the door. the 2 sides will fold out, pull and the bottom panel will follow. after you have removed the panel you will have access to the frame. you will need to remove the top 2 5/16th screws. you will then lift the top panel and have a access to the top of the drum.

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they are belt driven.you will need to take the door off and screws on other side from door out.once those are out pull forward.behind that you will continue taking screw out of the shrowd.on each side of the lid you will see screws that hold top down.their are clamps that are behind the screws for top.you should be able to lift top and put on new belt.

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Lifting the top should be pretty simple. There is an obvious lip that runs all the way around the dryer where the top hinges down and fits on the other body panels. Look between the lid & the front panel on the front of the dryer. A few inches from either front corner there is a metal clip that interlocks with the front panel (If the lip is squeezed together to tightly to see between, just get a putty knife or another thin-yet-sturdy object & work it between the two pieces until you barely see between them.). Once you locate the two clips, get two thin knives or putty tools & push inward from the front on both of the clips. When you have the clips fully disengaged you should be able to lift the lid by prying upwards very gently. Sometimes it takes a little wiggling to get them disengaged, so do not forcefully pry as this can bend the pieces, causing a poor fit or cosmetic damage.
It will be much easier to locate the noise if you take the front panel off as well. From the top your view is obstructed almost completely by the tub. There are normally only 2 or 4 screws near the top on the inside connecting the front panel. Just remove those screws & lift up on the front. Everything should be much easier to inspect. While you are in there, vacuum all the lint out (there's usually lots). Doing so will help airflow & lower the chances of an accidental fire.
I hope this helps you out. I have a similar model & it did not take me very long to figure it out. Hopefully you'll have the same luck!

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Warning! Disconnect power before servicing!
1.Open the door and remove the screws holding the door, then pull outward on the door to disengage the hinges.
2, Remove the screws on the opposite side of the door opening.
3. Pull outward on the lower part of the front panel to disengage from the top.
4. Remove the screw from the top left and right corner top retainer bracket.
5. Rotate the retainer brackets toward each other to disengage the top from the side panels.
6. Lift top.

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open the top and look inside on the left and right sides of the front panel some maytags have two screws on the front panel just below the door where the hump is if thats your mod take those out and pull the panel out at the bottom then down as there are two spring clips at the top if thats not your mod then take a putty knife facing the drier come from the edge about two inches then depress the spring clips one at a time and lift the top but i think blower wheel is under the back panel

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