Question about Dryers
It's possible you just got a bad part. If it's under 90 days you should be able to return it.
If that corrects the problem, then the only thing causing premature failures would be the motor drawing too much current. However, other issues usually show up such as the machine shutting down before a complete cycle is run, or you have excessive noise indicating bad bearings causing the drum to drag and overloading the motor.
P.S. The only way to determine if the motor is drawing excessive current is with an amp probe. If you don't have one, try to borrow since they are very pricey. It's a device that clamps around one of the motor leads and gives you a reading, while the machine is running.
If need be, post back on more detailed use of this tool. Electricians carry them as well.
Posted on Aug 24, 2010
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