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The following link describes how to convert from a 3-prong appliance cord to a 4-prong:

The difference is the way the Neutral (White wire) is configured. On a 4 wire configuration, the neutral is independent of the ground (Green) wire. Which means you DO NOT ground the white wire. Ground gets attached to the equipment cabinet or appropriate ground lug.

NOTE: This is for United States standard wire code. If you live outside the US, your wire color coding will differ. Please let me know if this is the case.

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

Posted on Jul 12, 2009


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