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we just had a brand new roper dryer i hooked up the 3 wires the correct way push the start button the motor hummed so i tryed to turn it by hand the idler pully fell off. so we called lowes and they brought a new one the very next day hooked it up the same thing the motor hums for a few second like 30-40 then a click noise and it wont start back up for a minute or so. since both dryers started the same way i replaced the 30amp dubble pull but still the same thing. so i then turned it by hand the dryer starts but keeps wanting to shut off any suggestions? model number is XXXXX
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How many AMPs is the unit pulling when you try to start it?
that i am not sure as i currently do not have a multi meter handy
it is a direct wire no outlet
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you talking a bad ground in the unit itself or a bad ground in the breaker box cause i checked the ground in the breaker and its good
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so would drying to replace the wire be a good option ?
okay Chas thank you i will probably get both as the old dryer needed a hand push on the drum to start. as it was 20 years old or so i figured it was the motor but it did it for a few years. so the wire is probably bad but i need a new multi meter anyway thanks for your time