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Hi Ginko,

I got your message about removing the back panel, but there is no back panel. There are many screws, but the back of the dryer appears to be made into a shell that forms the sides and front.



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I could not find the moder number in any maytag list, all I can do is posting general guidelines, like this one here:
online guide Clik here.
Generally to remove a belt in an electric maytag dryer you unscrew thescrews at the base of the front side of of the machine to remove thefront panel.
Then the topc omes up.
Thenyou remove the rear access panel and remove the tension on the belt. Getthe drum out, clean the dryer, eventually oil wheels and rollers, and re install the drum ensuring the belt ison right side and not twisted.

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