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How do I gain access to the control panel to disable the loud buzzer for the dry cycle.

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SIMPLE! behind the dash board are screws simply take screws out ane the buzzer shouid be hooked to the timer. there are two ways to do it either cut the wire if you plan never to use the buzzer again or if you want to just unplug it!

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