Old 05-27-2019, 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by RussH View Post
I am in the electrical business and the guy that sells fuses told me that a breaker looses capacity every time it trips and should be replaced. Of course he would say that, he sells fuses that HAVE to be replaced after they blow.
Yep a few electrons escape out of the case each time it trips. Once they all leave the breaker is shot

Check the connection at the receptacle and where the cord attaches to the dryer along with the breaker. Make sure the plug and receptacle fit is tight (plug may be damaged)