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GE dryer disassembly help and tips

If your GE dryer looks like the one pictured below, we have some take apart/disassembly helps and tips.

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Step 1: Remove the two hex head screws from the top rear corners of the control panel.


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Step 2: Grasp the control panel sides, push it back, and roll it up and off. Carefully lay it on it's face on the top cover.


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Step 3: Remove the five screws from the control panel cover. Disconnect the connectors from the control board and set the control panel aside.


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Step 4: Remove the screws/rear cover plates from the top cover. Remove ground screw from the back right corner opening.

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Step 5: Remove the two phillips head screws from the back corners of the top cover. Open the dryer door and remove the two screws from the front underside of the top cover.

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Step 6: Grasp the front corners of the top cover, lift up, slide back and lift up. Hold the top cover with one hand, push the wiring harnesses through the openings and then set the top cover aside.

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NOTE: To remove the front panel, remove the two screws from the top front panal corners, and disconnect all of the connectors at the door switch. Set the front panal aside.

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jeff.