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I would like to reverse the door on my dryer,the door needs to remain with the same side up,so the hinges need to be moved to the otherside of the door.There are not enough holes for the new placement of the screws and I don't want to make any additional holes without speaking to someone who knows about these things,sincerely,Candi Schopfer

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Are you sure your door is reversible?

Most dryer doors are, However if you have a window? it may not be reversible?

I would suggest taking the door completely apart, remembering how it came apart and then flipping it as needed and reinstalling everything. You should not have to drill any holes? For instance the Speed Queen dryer door will have the screws on the bottom now instead of the top.

Read your owner manual and installation manual, if you dont have those look on line most Manufactures have manuals on line for down load no charge.

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