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Why would my dryer keep kicking my breaker off and how can

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Why would my dryer keep kicking my breaker off and how can I fix this, my dryer is a GE Profile my breaker box reads: 150 max amps 120-240 volt AC, 1 phase 3 wire 30 max breaker poles.
dryer is 30 on switch.
150 amp max , main breaker 2 pole type 28 only.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Appliance
Expert:  william replied 6 years ago.

Yopur gonna have to open the dryer up and check each wire to make sure that a wires isnt grounding itself out maybe to the frame or to another wire. Make sure you unplug this first before you start working on it.








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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Relist: Inaccurate answer. I just bought this dryer, and it did this with my last dryer as well, and I know for a fact that the dryer isn't grounding itself out. Would I need to by a new switch, a stonger one? 
Expert:  william replied 6 years ago.
Do you have a volt meter. To test the outlet? Is this the only appliance on the line?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I went and asked a friend and what it turned out to be is we just needed a new switch on the breaker works fine now...thanks anyway!

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