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Since neither the washer nor the dryer breaker are tripped, yet the main did trip and power to those circuits cannot be restored by resetting the main, I suspect either the circuit breakers, busbar section, or both have become damaged inside the panel -- this means the next steps involve turning the main breaker off and disassembling the branch circuit panel,...


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Looks like the breaker labeled "Clothes Washer" is tripped. Turn it all the way to the OFF position, then back ON. When breakers trip, the handle doesn't always flip all the way to the OFF position. Depending on the manufacturer, they typically flip to a "tripped" position that's somewhere between ON and OFF. If you push the tripped breaker handle towards ...


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I agree with Warloki & Michael K, I never plug something in other than a meter to verify the voltage. 4 prong plugs can be a bugger. I would turn the power off and pull it out then try reinstalling by pushing hard and rocking as you push it may take quite a bit of force. I am a big guy and have had trouble getting them to go in. Pull it back out noticing ...


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get a wiring diagram for your specific make and model. see which sensors it has, or any thermal overloads. and begin checking them. might be a little tricky since its intermittant. not sure about newer dryers but older ones thermostats arent resetable. as far as i know. also perhaps see if there are any error codes on the display there could be so many ...


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According to the National Electrical Code, yes it should be a 20 ampere branch circuit. This circuit should also not have any other outlets, other than the ones for "laundry equipment". So keep the 15 ampere circuit for your general use receptacles, and run a new 20 ampere circuit for the "laundry equipment". Also note that the receptacles in the laundry ...


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Just had similar issues, 4 year old dryer started burning clothes out of the blue. Checked vent, replaced vent hose, replaced dryer with brand new one, then replaced vent. Still burning clothes. Last effort I replaced the circuit breaker in the fuse box. Problem finally solved. Think circuit breaker fused together inside and messed with the power output.


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There might be a suitable answer here which says: Check the wires going to the lid open switch to see if they are disconnected or severed, which apparently happened from an excessively unbalanced load. If so, reconnect the wires and reset the washer logic by turning the cycle control knob to the 4 o'clock position, press and hold the start/pause button ...


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I know it's a funny answer but I have used a brick with holes in it and a rope tied to it to get the clog out a then used the brushes that was recommended. Only of course if it is a straight vent from attic.



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