How to clean the lint build inside (the motor area) of our LG dryer?

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Old 10-11-14, 02:50 PM
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Question How to clean the lint build inside (the motor area) of our LG dryer?

We have a front load LG dryer. We clean the lint from the screen every use, and clean the hose to the outside. Today we were hoping to blow out any lint inside the dryer. Find an opening and blow if out with our compressor. We used to do this with a less sophisticated dryer.

Does anyone know how to open this dryer?

I went to their website to see if I could download the manual and was unable to do it. I will look through my records to find the manual. Just wondered if anyone had done this before.


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Old 10-11-14, 03:28 PM
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unplug dryer first
Take the top off, Take control panel off, Remove 4 screws from front and open door, remove 2 screws from lint screen area, Unplug door switch and pull front out . lift off clips, Takes about 10 minutes. Probably won't find to much lint in dryer. Usually a light dusting in that one unless vent was plugged.
 
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Old 10-11-14, 03:32 PM
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Seems like a lot of work, with possible issues, for what would likely be a very small amount of dust?

Maybe not for a Pro like Pugsl who knows exactly how to remove things....but I've never done that and have never had a dryer fail because of not doing it.
 
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I agree see no reason to do it but answered question.
 
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We clean the lint from the screen every use, and clean the hose to the outside.
You clean the lint screen, and the hose, which is good practice. Do you have a long vent cleaning brush that cleans the internal ducting?

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I wouldn't disassemble dryer except for repairs. You are doing more maintenance now than most would.
 
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