Old 05-26-2019, 08:25 PM
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Default Electric dryer tripping breaker but not all the time.

Well I did go about 2 weeks before anything else broke!! . Our electric clothes dryer has tripped the breaker twice but has gone through 6 cycles of drying clothes without tripping. I ordered a new heater element after it tripped the first time but now it's working fine again.

I read online that it could be a bad thermistor or a bad heating element. I would think if it why is the heating element it would trip every time the element turned on.

Any ideas what the problem could be? Run it till it won't run anymore, don't fix it if it's not broken theory?