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I have a Maytag Atlantis Dryer Model MDE6400AYW - it is making a loud screeching noise which seems to be coming from the rear of the dryer. I have unplugged it and removed all the lint from every possible place but I think I need access to the drum as there may be something loose in there. How do I access the drum? Can I do it without removing the back of the cabinet?

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If you remove the screws from the lint trap shute, unscrew the 2 screws on the back side of the control panel, on the outer back, and take a flathead screwdrivew or putty knife to the front corners of the lid, you can pop the tabs and lift the top to remove the front of the dryer, to access the drum and motor.

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