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Installed new motor in my old ge dryer ddg6580gdlwh and it trips the breaker. the thermostat fell apart while working on it however i reasembled the thermostat and when i pluged it in and try to turn it on it triped the breaker. any ideas?

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    Victor May 11, 2010

    Hi. It sounds like the thermostat needs replaced. Make sure the wires or located on the motor in proper sequence. Check the connections on the door switch to be sure they didn't slip off.

    If it is a direst short, there is a bad wire somewhere.

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