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Screw fell out of pocket between drum and inerds...

I apparently had a deck screw in my pocket that made it through the washer and fell out in the dryer. (when I heard the noise I stopped the dryer and found another screw in the vent opening) it somehow got sucked into the space between the drum and the surrounding space of the dryer...and now (depending on the weight of the load in the dryer) scrapes as the drum turns.

Is there a manual on how to take the front of the dryer off to get to that space to retrieve the screw? anyone ever do this before with success?

thanks.

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  • dnkmett Jul 17, 2008

    I apparently had a deck screw in my pocket that made it through the
    washer and fell out in the dryer. (when I heard the noise I stopped
    the dryer and found another screw in the vent opening) it somehow got
    sucked into the space between the drum and the surrounding space of the
    dryer...and now (depending on the weight of the load in the dryer)
    scrapes as the drum turns.



    Is there a manual on how to take the front of the dryer off to get to
    that space to retrieve the screw? anyone ever do this before with
    success?



    thanks.

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Dnkmett, the dryer actually comes apart from the rear. Remove the rear top section, remove the 28 screws holding the rear panel, unhook the belt and remove the assy. When putting it back together be sure to reset the broken belt switch after putting the belt back on. That switch is on the motor beside the idler pulley.

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