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Offline 15secondsleft

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How to get the front off
« on: November 08, 2008, 12:00:13 PM »
There's a sock caught up in the fan and I can't get the front off.  Ideas?

Model mde9700ayw

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Re: How to get the front off
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2008, 08:08:21 PM »
grab hold of the goalpost shaped facing and yank it off. Then you access the holdown of the top. then the top pops up and you can get in side the dryer.
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Re: How to get the front off
« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2008, 08:15:30 AM »
Thanks.  We finally got it.  We needed to get behind it so we could get the top off, take the control panel off, THEN take the front off.  All fixed now.

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Re: How to get the front off
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2008, 08:34:06 AM »
Glad to hear you got it repaired.


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grab hold of the goalpost shaped facing and yank it off. Then you access the holdown of the top. then the top pops up and you can get in side the dryer.

JW,
That is not correct. This is a different type of dryer then I believe you maybe thinking of.

Here is the service manual for the mde9700 dryer.

16025911 Maytag 27 inch Dryer Service Repair Manual






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Re: How to get the front off
« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2008, 09:17:10 AM »
I looked up the model and it had the slope face.
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Re: How to get the front off
« Reply #5 on: November 14, 2008, 03:55:28 PM »
You were correct...you just forgot to mention the hinge screw and hinge cover removal first.

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Re: How to get the front off
« Reply #6 on: November 14, 2008, 08:51:15 PM »
Well i couldn't let you miss all the surprises :D
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