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Dryer Circuit Wiring and Connections

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How a Dedicated Circuit for an Electric Clothes Dryer is Wired

How a Dedicated Circuit for an Electric Clothes Dryer is Wired

Question: How do I hook up a #10 wire, red,black,white and ground to my electrical panel onto a 30 amp breaker.

This electrical question came from: Arthur, from Wheatley, Canada

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Arthur

Electrical Circuit for an Electric Clothes Dryer

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