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Start button trips the electricity

I have a cdt80 condencing dryer and everytime i push the start button it trips the electricity. the power goes on it just wont start.

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First thing to do is to remove the rear cover, and see if the inside of the cover is damp , and has a build up of fluff. if it has then get a hair dryer and thoroughly dry the element and stats, and remove any fluff that has accumulated in this area.
Try it before you fasten cover back on, if it still will not start, then disconnect the heatr element and stats, to do this, remove top cover and right hand side panel looking at it from the front.
At the left rear corner you will see the wiring going to the heater, unplug the connector and try again ,if it still trips then it could be a motor or control board and or timer prob.
Make sure all filters and vents are clean.
Plz rate my solution.
Thanks.

Posted on Jan 06, 2009

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