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HOW INSTALL CORD 3 WIRE IN LG DRYER MODEL DLEX 250V

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A 4 wire cord should be hooked up accordingly:

1. Black wire to either outside terminal post.
2. Red wire to the remaining outside terminal post.
3. White wire to the center terminal post.
4. Green wire to the frame screw.

Also, make certain that your breaker/fuse box is wired according to local codes. If your dryer is not properly grounded through the fuse box and the green wire is attached to the frame then, a ground wire would need to attach to the green wire and then to an earth ground. This could possibly be your 5th wire, but you need to investigate it before applying power to the dryer.


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Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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The green is the safety ground, it goes to a contact that is directly connected to the body of the dryer. A dryer cord is usually a flat thing with the wires that have lugs crimped on them. Usually the power wires are black, and the neutral wire is white. It's usually difficult to put it on wrong, so if it goes easy, it's probably right.

Posted on Apr 27, 2009

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SOURCE: how to install a 4 wire cord on a 3 wire dryer

This is a common question we receive and a common mistake most every general contractor makes that we work with. With a 3-wire system your neutral terminal will have a copper clad or aluminum strap or green wire connected between it and the frame. You need to remove this when changing to a 4-wire cord.
Terminate the wires from your new 4-wire cord as black to black terminal, white to white terminal, red to red terminal and green to ground screw on frame. This is the other end of that strap or green wire you need to remove from the white (neutral) terminal.
When changing to a 4-wire cord it is very important to remove the strap or wire that connects between the white terminal and the dryer’s frame. If you do not remove this, your neutral or grounded conductor will allow electricity to flow through your dryer’s frame and shock you each time you touch your dryer.

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

Macmarkus
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SOURCE: hooking a 4 wire power cord to a dryer that came with 3 prongs

*First ; before starting unplug unit or shut off breaker.

you should be able to match up color for color on your dryer, the fourth wire, green (ground) screws to the chassis, or cabinet. if your wires aren't coded as you say, it is red, white and black, left to right. see picture I've supplied.981ddeb.jpg
hope that helps

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Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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SOURCE: AEM407WZ Electric Dryer - 4-wire cord installation

red and black are the 2 power phase wires and go on L1 and L2 terminals or on an inline power block the 2 outer terminals(polarity)doesn't matter,then white is the center or N-neutral terminal, then green or green/yellow stripe is chassis safety ground and is connected to the metal frame of the unit

Posted on Mar 04, 2010

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Hi Sheliah,

I'm an electrician and would like to help you. Assuming you're in the U.S. and this is an electric dryer (not gas), you will need to find a 240 (a.k.a. 250) volt / 30 amp circuit to connect it to for it to work. This would be connected to a double pole 30 amp circuit breaker in the electrical panel. There is no simple residential "adapter" to change voltage, current or number of wires - besides the old 3 wire grounding plug adapter in you grandmother's junk drawer. (What is a 50/250 volt dryer? - did you mean a 30A/250V?)

Your dryer should have a 4 wire cord with a 4 prong plug on the end - and it will need to be plugged into a matching outlet. The old electrical code allowed you to change the cord to match the outlet, but now it requires that both the cord and the outlet be a 4 wire type. The old 3 wire cord type is no longer permitted to be used when the dryer is moved or replaced. Of course, 3 wire cords are available everywhere and it is unlikely that anyone will turn you in for changing the dryer's 4 wire cord back to a 3 wire cord type (but I just wanted to tell they way it is supposed to be done). What you do - is your business.

If you have a gas (or LP) dryer, you probably only need a 120 volt / 15 or 20 amp outlet - they look like the standard types - but I think you'd have simply plugged it in and walked away if that were the case.

I hope this helped!

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Kenmore Dryer Model #11060932990 Proper grounding when changing 4 prong cord to 3 prong.


According to the National Electric Code, you will need to install a grounding strap from the frame to neutral in a 4- to 3-wire conversion.

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Where can I find a service manual? I need to change the 3 wire power cord to a 4 wire cord.


first install the RED & BLACK conductors on the cord to the L1 & L2 terminals or the 2 outer terminals on the 3 position terminal strip on the dryer,next take the WHITE ( NEUTRAL) wire on the cord connect it to the "N" terminal on the dryer terminal strip usually located between the 2 phase wires RED & BLACK so the terminal strip will be(RED-WHITE-BLACK) red & black can go on either outer terminal as they are not polarity sensitive due to the A.C. current, then the GREEN on the power cord goes to any metallic portion on the dryer case

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How do you connect the LG DLEX5101V Dryer to the electrical outlet on the wall if there is no cord to plug in?


There are a couple of types of plugs in homes - and the dryer manufacturer use this excuse to not ship a cord with the dryer - profiting that much more. You'll need to purchase a cord set for your dryer. Assuming you live in the U.S., that means you need a 30 amp 240 volt cord. That's easy enough, but it does get harder.

Most homes have an outlet that has three slots in it - like the one below:
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A 240 volt, 30 amp, 3 wire dryer plug.

New homes have a safer, 240 volt 30amp 4 wire plug. They look like the one below:
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A 240 volt, 30 amp, 4 wire dryer plug.

The code states that when a dryer is purchased it should be connected via a 4 wire cord. This means if you have the older, 3 wire outlet - it will have to be changed along with the entire length of cable between the electrical panel and the outlet (the new outlet needs a 4 wire cable - the older plug was supplied by a 3 wire cable).

Those are the rules. Many people opt to purchase the older 3 wire cords so that they can connect directly to the 3 wire outlet already installed in their home. As an electrician, I have to caution you on doing that. It is a violation of the electrical code as it has been identified as an unsafe condition. The code hopes to rectify this by slowly requiring new dryers to be wired with 4 wire cords and making the homeowner upgrade the old 3 wire outlet to a newer, safer 4 wire outlet. Of course, no one will come to see what you had and if you changed it, etc.

Mose hardware stores, Home Depot, Lowes, etc. sell these cords for under $20. Make sure you choose a 30 amp dryer cord - and not the similar looking but thicker 50 amp stove or range cord.

I hope this helps & good luck! Please rate my reply.

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My mde7600ayw is a 3 wire 120/240 v 60hz 5600w.


Hi, yes that is the correct cord all right. If you'll notice the new cord has 2 hot (red & black) a neutral (white) and ground/earth (green) wires. In case you are not sure how to connect I've attached a photo which shows the correct way. If my attachment didn't work, check out you-tube and type in "4 wire dryer hook up". Thanks for visiting "fixya" and good luck macmarkus :) IMG_3336.JPG

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How do I change the 4 wire to 3 wire plug


Move dryer away from wall. On the back of the dryer, near where the power cord goes into the dryer, there should be a small access panel held in place with 1 or 2 screws. Inside there should be 4 screw terminals. They may be color coded red, black, white and green. Make a note or take a picture of it before you go any further. Loosen the screws that hold the 4 wires of the old cord and remove. Install the new 3-wire cord, note that it will not have the green (ground) wire on it. After all is put back together, you should be good.

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I need to change the electrical cord from a four wire to a 3 wire and i want to make sure i do it rite. i do not have a manual. its a kenmore 80 series electric dryer 220v model #11062812101


You can find a copy of the installation manual at managemyhome.com.It describes how to connect as 4 or 3 wire.

Enter your model number (I had to delete the last digit), and make sure you enter Kenmore in all capital letters.

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Electric dryer cord switch from 3 to four prongs when the wires aren't colored?


I wouldn't worry about that, make sure you can fully see the terminal block where the wires install. Left to right usually is black, white and red. Make sure green is on ground at the case and if there is a white wire there already, just add the green to it. The cord also on a 4 wire is coded so just line up the colors.

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