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Electrical Question From Steven About Dryer Wiring

I need to install a 4 prong female dryer plug in place of a 3 plug. Only problem is the ground (bare wire) was cut short and I cannot pull any more wire out of the wall.


Electrical Question about: Dryer Wiring

Received from Steven a Homeowner in Scottsdale, AZ

Question: I need to install a 4 prong female dryer plug in place of a 3 plug. Only problem is the ground (bare wire) was cut short and I cannot pull any more wire out of the wall. How can I extend the ground wire?

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