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Changing the power cord from a 3 prong to 4 prong need to know where the 4 wires go

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Hi. thanks for the question. the red to red black to black white to white green to the frame of dryer to ground. thanks the appliance doc please rate this answer

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How to ground a MDE6700AYW dryer after changing to a 3 prong cord


Hi fievelsgal21...
Go to the following webpage and it will show you what and where to connect the ground wire when converting from 3 to 4 wire or 4 to 3 wire.
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http://www.selfhelpandmore.com/switch-outlet/dryer-circuit-wiring-and-hookup.php

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Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you with changing your dryer plug. Dryer Cord and Wiring Dryer 3 Wire or 4 Wire



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Here is a tip that will help you with changing your dryer plug. Dryer Cord and Wiring Dryer 3 Wire or 4 Wire



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Here is a tip that will help you with changing your dryer plug.


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Aug 29, 2010 | Maytag Neptune MDE5500AY Electric Dryer

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My power cord does not fit the electrical outlet in my new apartment _ maytag Neptune electric dryer. Is there an adapter to change the cord from 3 prong to 4 prong


You need to go to a local hardware store and buy a new cord. There is an adapter but it is more exspensive than the cord and I have seen problems with them overheating because of the fine dust getting in them. Your cord is easy to replace there is a access panel that is held on by a screw where the cord goes into the machine. You will need to remove the screws holding the electric wires there will be 3 on your dryer. The 4 wire cord has an extra ground. You can put this under the screw that holds the access panel on. The two outside wire connectors on your dryer are the hot wires each carries 110v the center wire is the neutral wire and also acts as a ground on a 3 wire dryer. The 4th wire is an ground for house trailers and some areas require them as a seperate ground from the neutral. I hope this helps

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Converting to a 4 prong power cord on my maytag neptune mde3000... just want to make sure i put the wires in the right spot. Especially the ground. It isn't immediately evident to me


The following link explains how to properly install a power cord to your appliance:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r793520-3_prong_4_prong_power_cord_conversion

The main difference between a 4-prong and 3-prong appliance cord is how the ground and neutral are wired. In a 4-wire configuration, the ground and neutral are INDEPENDENT of each other. In a 3-wire configuration the ground and neutral are wired together at the terminal block via a ground strap.

If you still have questions, let me know. I hope this helps you.

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Wire 3 prong cord


Electric Dryer How To Hook Up Cord pixel_trans.gifFor Three Prong Cords
the Center cord wire goes on the center terminal,
the left on the left ,
and the right on the right.

Note: There should be a ground strap or wire that runs from the center terminal to the dryer case.

For Four Prong Cords
the White cord wire goes in the center,
the Red on the Right,
the Black on the Left.
The green cord wire goes to the case or the external ground screw.

Note: Be sure to disconnect the ground wire or strap that runs from the center terminal to the case. In this Photo (A Whirlpool Dryer) I have ran the wire that runs from the center terminal, the Light Green wire, back to itself rather than cutting it off, just incase I need to put a 3 prong cord back on it some day. The whole purpose of this 3 prong / 4 prong thing is it separates the neutral from the ground. pixel_trans.gif pixel_trans.gif3 Prong Cord Whirlpool Dryer Example terminalblock.jpg 4 Prong Cord Whirlpool Dryer Example 4prongcord_small.jpg

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Wiring a 3 prong neptune to a 4 prong new outlet


red and black wires go to outside screws ..white goes to middle screw..lift green ground wire from screw in cabinet back and either tape off or connect to middle screw on connector ..green wire on cord goes in it's place

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Switching the cord on maytag neptune dryer


dre, sounds like you moved and the dryer electrical outlet is only 3 pronged, This tells me that the dryer will be grounded through the neutral leg. Just hook up the cord and you should be fine. Make sure the white is in the center. Catriver.

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