How Do I Troubleshoot My Clothes Dryer Circuit?


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Why did my clothes dryer has stopped working? How to Check a Electric Clothes Dryer Circuit, Why a Clothes Dryer Stopped Working and What to Check.


Clothes Dryer Stopped Working

Electrical Question: Why did my clothes dryer has stopped working?

Background: James, a Handyman from Eight Mile, AL.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question James.

How to Check  a Electric Clothes Dryer Circuit

Application: Troubleshooting Electric Clothes Dryer Problems.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced, best performed by a licensed electrician.
Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools and Voltage Tester.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with hand tools and electrical troubleshooting skills.
Precaution: Identify the circuit, turn it OFF and then Tag it with a Note before performing any wiring or inspections.
Notice: Electrical troubleshooting is best performed by a qualified electrical contractor.

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