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I have a Kenmore window AC model 253.79081 that has some

Customer Question

I have a Kenmore window AC model 253.79081 that has some black mold inside on the adjustable fins and on the Styrofoam. Have remove all front screw and 3 side screws but cannot figure how to remove the front panel to get inside access. How can I do that?
JA: Can you guesstimate how old your Kenmore is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?
Customer: The model number is ***** and is about 2-3 yrs old.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: I hope to.
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No.
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: HVAC
Expert:  airheatman replied 8 months ago.

Tyr puling out on bottom of grille and lift up.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I had tried that before with no positive result. Just tried again and cover not moving. It seems to be somehow connected on each side of the cover in the middle of each side. Cannot pull out bottom of plastic cover very much. I cannot see any indication of how it is held there.
Expert:  airheatman replied 8 months ago.

Can you attach a photo?

If you have a paper clip icon on your page you can attach using that link.Or

You can upload the pictures using the tiny pic site .

Here is a link to the site.

Click on Browse , select the file from your folder.then click UPLOAD NOW.

They will give you a quote to enter in the box to verify you are a human.Enter the quote and click UPLOAD NOW

You will see your picture on right side of screen.

Then copy the link URL for email & IM

Paste that link here on the site.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Here is a couple of pictures I loaded to tinypic site.
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Sorry, I tried using copy/paste of link.
Expert:  airheatman replied 8 months ago.

I am not seeing anything else holding.Bottom should pull out and then lift up.