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Breaker Problem

Posted by Dan O. on March 5th, 2003 06:41 PM
In reply to dryer by Anthony on March 5th, 2003 04:36 PM [Go to top of thread]

** The dryer runs for about 5 min then trips. **

If there was a problem in the dryer, the breaker would usually trip immediately or as soon as it started to heat. If it only trips after a while, the problem is in your breaker box.

Not only can a defective breaker trip prematurely but a bad connection between the breaker and the breaker panel can generate heat that trips the breaker. I suggest you have a qualified electrician look into the breaker box for you.

Dan O.
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