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Inside the drum, there are three "panels" attached to to the wall of the drum. I guess they are used to tumble the clothes so the heat is evenly exchanged? One of the panels broke off. There are no screws, but two or three holes remainig. Perhaps they were plastic and wore out or the screws fell in behing the drum? Do I need to be concerned since this is a gas dryer (for safety reasons) if the dryer still works. It is 10 years old and I don't know whether it is worth fixing. Heavy loads never dry completely the first time around, and often require an additional 20 minutes drying time. Thanks!

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It wont hurt anything to use it like that. The screws probably fell outside the drum when they came loose. You can look at the other two to see how they are fastened if you want to put it back on.

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