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How do I get to the underside of the drum to replace the missing self tapping screws

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2 screws have come completely loose; the third screw is loose.
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
The "fin" as I call it is one of 3 sticking out into the drum. It is flapping loose when the dryer is on because 2 screws are missing and the 3rd screws is very loose. I have not used the dryer since this occurred. How do I get access to the underside of the drum to replace the missing screws and tighten the other one?
Can you give me the make and model# XXXXX
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Maytag Neptune, model #MDE5500AYW

If you open the door on each side there are screws where the door closes.Remove them then take the front from the outside edges and pull it off.


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