Question about Dryers
My name is Peter. I am a retired field service refrigeration technician.
I think you may be jumping the gun here by changing the power cord and breaker.
What is going to trip you breaker are to many appliances on the same breaker, or your receptacle does not have a ground.
You may have a bad control power board. I have gone on service calls where the unit is delivered one day and I am there the next to replace the power board.
Posted on Dec 08, 2014
Check the manual for how much it needs in regards to power. Is the 30amp enough? Mist likely not if its still tripping it. Is it possible that the wall socket isn't wired correctly? I would check that as well. Be sure you xturn the power off to everything and test it before sticking your screw driver into it.
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Posted on Feb 08, 2009
Yeah, red and black go to the outside terminals, white in the center and green goes to the cabinet. What I do is hook up the red, white and black, then I place the green between the terminal block cover and the frame and screw it in tight.
Posted on Apr 05, 2009
IF you find that you have only a 3 wire feed for this dryer (and the
reason for the 3 prong receptacle)...then you can not properly install
a 4 prong dryer cord to it. You now have 2 choices....either rewire
(assuming that it is a 3 wire supply) the entire run from the dryer
breaker to the outlet location with 4 wire (typically a run of 8/3 with
ground having a black, red, white and bare ground)and install a 4 prong
dryer receptacle to match the configuration of the new dryers
cord.....OR - you can remove the 4 wire cord and replace it with a 3
wire cord....re-using the ground strap - IF it is still in place.
Posted on Jul 11, 2009
if its a" flat cord" what-ever color jacketed 3 wire cord, the 2 outside wires are your 2 hot power wires they go to L1 and L2 on your dryer,the center is the N neutral wire and goes to the N terminal,usually the L1 and L2 are a gauge larger than the neutral: HINT: the center is normally neutral on both the cord and machines terminal board in the back of the dryer,there usually is a diagram on the dryer on how to install the input power at the place you hook up power
Posted on Feb 07, 2010
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