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Dryer not working

The dryer turns on, feel heat, but after a couple minutes, it trips the breaker.

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Re: Dryer not working

If, after a cool-down period, it can be re-started with same problem as stated, then the heating coil is in error. remove back panel and locate the heating element. Look for all electrical insulators to be not cracked and look for heating coil to be not stretched out or bulging and close to any other metal object. The coil can be fixed by pulling taut where it bulges and re-connecting it to itself so as to form a shorter length of coil. If insulators cracked, they must be replaced.

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