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Correct wiring for maytag electric dryer mde 4600 timer

Double black wire with one conncetor where does it connect?

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What is the model number of the unit?

Posted on Dec 01, 2012

  • skipby5
    skipby5 Dec 01, 2012

    It looks like this went twice. But the model # is MDE4806AYW

  • Richard Roth
    Richard Roth Dec 01, 2012

    wiring diagram --> http://bit.ly/Tz82wO

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HI thanks for your question. the red to red black to black white to white green goes to the fram of the dryer. thanks hope i was helpful. please rate my answer.

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how do you change a 3 prong plug to a 4 prong plug when the colors dont match on the wires to the dryer?colors on the wires are red white black and green. colors on the terminal of the dryer are a black and yellow tied together a white in the middle and 2 blues tied together. this is a maytag atlantis dryer. thankyou chad....

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