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Attaching Power Cable

Didn' pay attention when I took old power cord off my old dyer when moving people took it. Now I'm not sure witch wire up to the red, black and white terminals in the dyer. I have a 3 wire power cable with a 3EMA L6-30P (3) prong plug with 2 staight male connectors at angle and one L shaped male connector above them. I'm not sure which wires to hook up to the different colored wires in the dyer. Thanks for any help you can give me. I do have a multimeter by the way.

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The two outside wires of the flat power cable are the power wires. The middle wire is neutral or ground.

Hook one of the red outside wires to the red, the other to the black, and the center one to white.

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