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Wiring an Electric Dryer for a 3-Wire Cord


By Dave Rongey - Summary:

How to Wire a 3-Wire Dryer Cord – You may find yourself with either a 3-wire or 4-wire electric dryer, or a 3-wire or 4-wire outlet. Lets look a how the electric dryer is wired and what to do if your cord does not match the plug.

Electrical Wiring for a 3-Wire Dryer Cord

If I’m wiring an electric dryer with a 3-wire power cord with flanged spade connectors, do I have to do anything to the connectors, like bend them or something, when I’m screwing them in?

Thanks, I’m confused!

This electrical question wiring came from: Megan, a Homeowner from Olympia, WA

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Megan.

How to Wire a 3-Wire Dryer Cord

The Following will assist you with Wiring for a 3-Wire Dryer

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Wiring a Dryer
See an electric dryer installation with a typical 220 Volt electric power cord wiring system. You may find yourself with either a 3-wire or 4-wire electric dryer, or a 3-wire or 4-wire outlet. Lets look a how the electric dryer is wired and what to do if your cord does not match the plug.

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