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Breaker keeps throwing

I have a Maytag Neptune dryer that recently has been causing the breaker to throw. Once reset, it may or may not work for a bit then is thrown again. I checked all the ducts and they were clean. Unit was purtchased in Aug 2006. What might be causing the breaker to throw (30 amp breaker)?

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Jhweis80 Why do you think the problem is the dryer? The circuit breaker itself could be bad and this is what I will check first. Probably you need a professional electrician to do it for you. Gendos post back...

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