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Speed queen gas dryer will not start up. When i try to turn on the dryer it causes the breaker to trip off.

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My first thought is the motor start capacitor. This 'kicks' the motor up to speed. If it shorts, the unit will blow the breaker.

Make sure that the drum turns easily by pulling on the belt. If not, find out why...that's the problem.

Make sure the unit is unplugged before starting any work!

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