How to Remove Coins Stuck in the Dryer

Posted by Haley Waple on 10/19/2017 to Appliance Maintenance
How to Remove Coins Stuck in the Dryer

Did you forget to empty your pockets before washing and drying your clothes? It could turn your tissue into shreds, your favorite chap-stick into a greasy mess, and so on and so forth. Luckily there is a way to retrieve all of your missing items!

Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to remove coins stuck in the dryer.

Removing coins stuck under the baffles on Whirlpool and Kenmore Dryers

1.       Disconnect your dryer from its power source

2.       Lift up the lint filter cover on the top and remove the 2 screws

3.       Use a very small flat blade screwdriver or spatula and place it in-between the tub and the front panel

4.       Push the spring-loaded clips to the rear and lift the top up and lean it against thewall. The clips are located at the to the far left and right in the narrow opening between the top and front panel

5.       Then, open the dryer door and use the baffles to turn the drum clockwise until the baffle screws are on the top. DO NOT TURN THE DRUM COUNTERCLOCKWISE

6.       Next, remove the screws and lower the baffle to extract the coins and other debris.

7.       Reverse this process to put everything back together. Then be sure to plug in your dryer to its power source.

Thanks for reading! If you need to replace any parts for your appliances you can find an oem replacement part on our website!

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