why is my tumble dryer tripping the electric
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Very common for heating elements o fail in such a way they get leaky (earth leaky that is) and trip RCDs, and if removing it removed the problem I d say your diagnosis is good.
Could possibly be caused or exacerbated by moisture/humidity, in which case it may sort itself out when it dries out.
For example, the first few times I used my condensing tumble dryer I shut it in the tiny uility room. Turns out even condensing dyers eally need some. The heater element tripped the RCD for a while after that but sorted itself out when the place dried out.
But if yours is tripping consistently and you didn t have a sudden extremely humid room event that may have caused it, sounds ike it s just faulty. Don t worry about the RCD itself - it did what it s designed to do and should be able to do so for many more operations than it will ever need to.
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