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HOTPOINT TUMBLE DRYER BLOWS THE TRIP JUST A FEW MINUTES AFTER BEING SWITCHED ON

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  • Debztar Mar 04, 2009

    My Hotpoint condenser dryer works for 5 minutes and then it trips the electric.

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Could be a short in the heating element.

needs a current meter to further help you. the tool the we call clamp meter that would measure current being drawn by the equipment.

because we might end up replacing a good heating element and the problem is the circuit breaker.

circuit breakers could also become faulty and would trip off even with a good unit plugged unto it. no longer calibrated.

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2 There are cut-outs (T.O.C's) that might need resetting
3 The thermostats (stats) can trip out or burn out (meaning opencircuit)
4 Moderntumble dryers also have sensors and pcb's (Printed circuitboards) thesehave programs that can fail and circuitry although most should produce an errorcode showing you were the fault is.
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2 There are cut-outs (T.O.C's) thatmight need resetting
3 The thermostats (stats) can tripout or burn out (meaning opencircuit)
4 Moderntumble dryers also have sensors and pcb's (Printed circuitboards) thesehaveprograms that can fail and circuitry although most should produce an errorcodeshowing you were the fault is.
5 Faultyconnections and burned wires may also bethe fault.



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