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The Dryer has a short in the wiring some where.
This type of problem can be very hard to find.
Hopefully you can tear it apart and quickly find a burn spot where the wire is arcing when you turn on the breaker.
Check the wire connections in the back, then check the heating coil, these are the common places for problems.
Look for places where a wire could be rubbed through by vibration or hitting the drum...

An ohm meter may be required to actually trace down the short...


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