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Replacing a pigtail

I have a purchased a used Amana dryer, and am tying to attach a new pigtail. I dont know how, and there is no wiring diagram to help me. I also dont have the manuel for reference. How do I attach it?

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Re: replacing a pigtail

You hook the Red and Black wires to the gold colored screws on the dryer, and the white wire goes to the siolver colored screw. The Green wire goes to the Body.

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you shouldve marked each wire or had a wiring diagram,now you are here giving no info and wanting help,you dont tell us make or model or s/n etc,how do you think that there is even a manual for your dryer?

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The white wire goes to the middle terminal post on the dryer.
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I just bought a used amana dryer that is 1 year old. it has a 3 wire pigtail and i have a 4 wire plug in and need to change out the pigtail. need some direction on if possible to change it out or will i...

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Used maytag electric dryer installation question

First off, you should be wiring your power cord directly to the terminal block inside the dryer. If someone just cut off the cord that is terminated inside the dryer, and you are attempting to splice the new cord onto the old one.. you are making a mistake.. take the new cord and bond it directly to the terminal block inside the dryer. If you have a new 4-wire power cord, you are probably dealing with a red/black/white and green wire. ( assuming it is a four prong plug).. The black and red wires are the power lines themselves and should mate with the red and black wires inside the dryer. The green ( is frame ground) and is normally bonded to a stud near the terminal block or the dryer frame. The white is the neutral line and is normally tied to the terminal in the middle and between the red and black tie points.. In line splices should not be done on this appliance.. Hope this helps..

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There are no adapters. But a dryer will accept a 3 prong or 4 prong cord. The extra green wire just needs to be connected to any screw on the dryer casing. Some newer dryers have a screw there for it..or u can just use the closest screw avalable......usually the screw for the cover works good.

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