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New dryer keeps blowing circuit breakers

Why does my brand new Whirlpool dryer (WED49STBW) throw the circuit breaker every time I turned it on. First time I turned it on, I had power but no heat. So I went into the garage and flipped the dryers two circuit breakers on and off. Dryer started running and heating but threw both circuit breakers. What could be the problem?

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Says add a 30 amp cord on back of dryer and there are two conjoined circuit breakers with 30 on each breaker. Cord is not hot to touch, just tripped breaker after 1 minute of run time. Thank you for your answers.

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It's a brand new cord bought with the dryer so my assumption it is the correct amps for the dryer. Thanks for your help.

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Don't assume. Look at the numbers on the cord and let us know what they are. Do you have a multimeter?

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Cord has on it. (UL) E135710-F7 SPOT 4x10AWG 60C 30

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Do not own a multimeter.

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Could be several things.

A. The dryer is pulling more amps than the breaker is rated for. (check the numbers on the breakers and the manual for amps pulled. Feel the cord and see if it's getting hot. Remember this uses two breakers as it's 220V.

B. To low a gauge wires going to the outlet wall plug. Possibly old damaged wire.

C. loose wires in the machine.

D. a bad component in the dryer (covered by warranty) but don't call till you narrow it down.

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Says add a 30 amp cord on back of dryer and there are two conjoined circuit breakers with 30 on each breaker. Cord is not hot to touch, just tripped breaker after 1 minute of run time. Thank you for your answers.

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@oillady Rebecca - is there not a thirty amp cord on it now?

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Weak breaker the constant tripping and the age of the breaker wear them out over time. Loose connections either on the dryer cord or at the breaker would cause tripping. It’s a good thing there is a problem and the breaker trips. Imagine going out leave your dryer on it doesn’t trip now you have a possible fire. So it’s doing it’s job but could also be tired.

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Also check venting a crimped or clogged vent will trip today’s dryer as apposed to older dryers. Avoid extra long flex vent they will trip a safety feature built into newer dryers. Also a good thing lots of house fires caused buy venting

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You may be using the wrong size breaker or the wrong wire size. The normal breaker size should be 30 amp, on a 10 gauge wire, and on a dedicated circuit. see this article for more details https://mariaelectricals.com/30-amp-brea...

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