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Wireing in a previous answer since i only have a ground and no neutral but I have red and black for the 218 do I hook my ground to the neutral post on the recptical

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In theory that would work, however, the technically correct way to do it would be to install a 3-wire receptacle and a 3-wire cord on the dryer and make the bonding connection between the neutral and equipment ground (the dryer frame) using the factory jumper inside the terminal connection block of the dryer.

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