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Ge electric dryer light blew out and now the dryer wont turn on

I just recently purchased a ge dryer few years old, had to change the cord from a four wire setup to a 3 wire so it would match up with the outlet. turned it on and it ran. but i noticed a weird tingling when i put the back of my hand on the back of the dryer, figured it was nothing. while i was changing the door so it opened the other way the light blew out, popped the breaker, and now it wont turn on anymore. what is wrong here what can i test/ try to get this to work.

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Apparently you had a short on the case. I'd look at that cord again. 3-wire is Black on right, Red on left, Green in center.

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