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I have a whirlpool dryer that has been blowing the breaker, and is not heating up to dry clothes

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How long is it run when breaker is blown? element could be blown and shorting to the cabnet. motor could be full of lint

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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    bill williams Jun 28, 2009

    element could be broken and shorting to housing unplug it dont keep trying it you could start a fire

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1. Inspect the fuses and circuit breakers they may have burned out or tripped. Usually, dryer will still tumble but not create heat if a fuse or a circuit breaker is not working.

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2. Check for the amp reading at 240 V, it should have reading of 24, 21 and 3 amp (approx.) for 2 lines and neutral respectively.
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1. Inspect the fuses and circuit breakers they may have burned out or tripped. Usually, dryer will still tumble but not create heat if a fuse or a circuit breaker is not working.
2. Check for the amp reading at 240 V, it should have reading of 24, 21 and 3 amp (approx.) for 2 lines and neutral respectively.
3. Heating element may have turned or the connection to the element might be loose. Sometimes a shorted circuit element will keep on blowing the fuse or circuit breaker.
4. Motor wiring shorting to ground.

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