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Old 01-07-2012, 04:35 PM   #1
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I am taking apart my dryer and there are two hex bolts that holds the front of it together. It looks similar to this:
http://www.boltdepot.com/images/catalog/lag-bolt.gif

The other bolt I can turn to listen it but it never pulls out at all. Any tips on how to get this sucker out of there?

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Old 01-07-2012, 04:39 PM   #2
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Not sure why your trying to take the front off at all. Any I've seen are worked on from the top or the back side.
Lefty loosy.

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Old 01-07-2012, 04:47 PM   #3
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Definitely going left.

http://www.repairclinic.com/Dryer-Ga...liance-Diagram

I am using that site on how to open the dryer so I can replace the belt. The front panel has two screws to the top that are required to come off so that the front can pop off.
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Old 01-07-2012, 09:25 PM   #4
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The hole's stripped. Get a putty knife, nail puller, knife blade, whatever behind the head and give a little outward pressure while you turn. It'll come right out.
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Or vise grips; pull outwardly while you turn counter clockwise.
(kind of like a counter-rotating glokinspheel)

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