I have removed the front and back doors and the control knob, along with the 2 screws that hold it on. However the problem I am having is that the thermostat is encased in a metal frame on all sides and I can't gain access to the thermostat, even after taking the two screws out.
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I think I might be able to twist it out but now I'm not sure how I will get the long metal cord (I assume the temperature sensor) back through the foam and into the proper place without removing much of the foam in the back.