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Diagram for installing 4 prong dryer cord on Frigidaire crown dryer

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4 wire dryer cords usually have 4 colors to hook up. The dryer will have 3 screws usually in a straight row. White goes to the center screw. Red and Black can go to the 2 side screws on either side of the white. Doesn't matter which side or which color just so red is on 1 side and black on the other side. The 4th wire should be green. It is a secondary ground and can go to any screw in the dryer body. If you see a green screw near the terminal block use that for the green wire.

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SOURCE: 4 prong dryer cord to 3 prong dryer cord

YES NEUTRAL GOES IN THE MIDDLE L1 AND L2 WHICH ARE HOT GO TO THE LEFT AND TO THE RIGHT LIKE THE CORD IS LAID OUT

Posted on Dec 11, 2007

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SOURCE: I have a 4 prong

Purchase a 3 prong cord at a home improvement center. and replace your 4 prong cord. all you need is a screwdriver.

Posted on May 02, 2008

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SOURCE: changing cord from 3 prong to 4 prong on frigidaire dryer

The following link explains how to convert your appliance from a 3-prong to a 4-prong power cord:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r793520-3_prong_4_prong_power_cord_conversion

I hope this helps you. Let me know if you still have questions.

Posted on Nov 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Can I install a 3 prong dryer power cord versus a 4 prong one and will it work?

yes,is your wall plug 3 prong?remove the small cover off the back of the dryer,you will see 3 screws,remove the 4 prong cord,all you have to remember on the 3 prong is the middle wire on the cord goes to the middle screw on the terminal block, mount the other 2 one on each side and your done,let me know how you do-mike

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SOURCE: How do you install a 3 prong power supply cord to a GE Dryer?

DO NOT CHANGE THE POWER SUPPLY CORD.
you can't change the power supply cord.
the cord came with the dryer is 240v. the three prong is 120v. the dryer will burn up. if you change the power cord without changing the regulator , motor, and the heating element.
you need to get a electrician to run a 240v double breaker from the panel to the dryer.

Posted on Apr 23, 2009

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