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Dryer keeps tripping breaker


cut dryer on it runs 5 seconds upto 5minutes then trips breaker.it worked fine for first week

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  • smaag May 11, 2010

    How old is the dryer? Model? Usually tripping the breaker can be 1. the heater coil(s) are worn out and shorting to the case of the unit causing the breaker to trip.

    2. the breaker may be bad and tripping prematurely.



    You can test for a short if you have a volt/ohm meter.

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