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Sounds to me like your motor has shorted and is throwing the circuit breaker. I would first check the connections and then get down inside your dryer and remove the belt so the motor has a free ability to turn and try to spin the pulley by hand. If it has some hang ups then the motor is bad. A burnt smell coming from it would also indicate this. Make sure to unplug the dryer before doing any inspecting or replacing of parts.
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