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Take frigidaire dryer apart to replace bearing

I need to take the top off my frigidaire dryer. There are two screws in the back of the dryer holding L-shaped clamps. I've removed the screws but I can't see how to remove the clamps?

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  • dummyz Jan 04, 2009

    the top of my dryer is burning hot and I have just taken it off, not sure what to replace. I have checked all the vents and the inside of the dryer, there is no clog and no build up of any kind. help

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    sorry i thought you had a diffrent model on that last post . there are 2 spring clips on the front you need to push in with a putty knife to release the top but before you do that reinstall the hinges in the back so it can lift up like a car hood

  • Gary Davd
    Gary Davd May 11, 2010

    have you pulled the top towards you (back of ther unit) after you have removed the screws

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    Dryer will not top beeping

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Thanks Brent for asking the question.

Thanks Master Tech. Your post answered my question.

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