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evick85

Frigidaire Gallery Dryer, Sparks

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I was drying cloths just like normal and right by the base of the plug it started sparking and shut off. Ive read alot of forums with improper wiring, but I dont know if this is the case.

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It will be the case.

Time for a new dryer cord.

Also,turn off breaker to dryer,remove the outlet cover and inspect the outlet terminals.

It most likely needs replacing too.

The terminals will be loose and scorched.

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has this Dryer worked OK for you up till now at this locaton ?

Dryer may also have a Heating Element that is shorted to chassis (ground)

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The dryer has been FLAWLESS... Now if it is the case with a new cord, Im assuming the terminal that holds the wires needs replacing as well?

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Maybe.maybe not. I am referring to the terminals inside the wall outlet. The wall outlet may need changing.

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whirlpool has a kit with 3 terminals with a foot of wire and wire nuts, thats what i use regardless of brand to fix this problem

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