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I got a dryer with no cord... I bought a cord and wired it in and nothing happens.

I matched the red, black, white and bare. But whats with the green floating around in the dryer not attached to anything. Im assuming this is the problem and why are there two reds?

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Re: I got a dryer with no cord... I bought a cord and...

The green is the ground put it on the bare wire. not sure why there are 2 red unless someone replaced the terminal block and had a red replacement.

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