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3 Prong to 4 Prong Electric Dryer Plug

My Dryer has a 3 prong to 4 prong plug setup and my dryer is not working right, what am I doing wrong? How to Wire a 3-wire Clothes Dryer: You may find yourself with either a 3-wire or 4-wire electric dryer, or a 3-wire or 4-wire outlet.

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Electrical Question: My Dryer has a 3 prong to 4 prong plug setup and my dryer is not working right, what am I doing wrong?

I have a 3 prong to a 4 prong dryer plug setup and the heating element is not working. I need to know what’s wrong.

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2 Responses to “3 Prong to 4 Prong Electric Dryer Plug”
  1. Roxanne says:

    I have a Kenmore front loading dryer that the heating element broke. I took off the front panel, disconnected the wires, and took the element in to have it tested. The element itself was fine, I just needed to replace the other two parts (fuses or thermostat I think?) Anyways, now I dont know what wires go to what, and I dont understand the schematics. can you help?

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