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Changing out 220 cord

Im changing my 3 wire plug for a 4 wire plug i dont see the colors on the orignal can some please help

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Here is a tip that I wrote that will help you to figure out that problem...

Dryer Cord and Wiring Dryer 3 Wire or 4 Wire
http://www.fixya.com/support/r4496386-dryer_cord_wiring_dryer_3_wire_or_4_wire

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I need the wiring diagram for the 220 cord coming into the rear of the dryer I need the color code for the 3 posts under the access panel


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Here is a tip that will help you with changing your dryer plug. Dryer Cord and Wiring Dryer 3 Wire or 4 Wire



heatman101

Jul 07, 2011 | Dryers

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I have a 3 prung male plug, and a 4 prung female plug. Can I switch the 3 male plug to a 4 male plug?


Hi, and yes you can, its done all of the time. You want to change the plug on the wall, not the cord. That is the way it is done. Very simple. Turn off breaker to the 4- prong. Go to any hardware store such as home depot and get the 3 prong 220 volt female plug, both are the same volts, just made for different cords is all. The male is on the cord. On the 4 prong female plug thats on the wall, just loosen all 4 screws. 2- wires are hot, either black in color, a black with a piece of white tape on it is the neutral, and a bare ground which is much smaller. When installing the 3 prong female, you will use all 4 wire to. 2- hot, ! neutral, and a screw for the small bare ground. There will be a drawing on how to connect the wires with the new plug if you are not sure. Normally, there are 3 black wires, 2 hot , 1 neutral. Some times there may be 2 blacks and 1 red. A black and red will be hot.I am sure they will all be black. The plug is marked on it. It will have L-1, L-2, N, and Ground. When you remove the 4 prong female, it will be marked the same. Be sure the power is off! L-1 and L-2 are hot, and the 3rd is N or neutral. Then the small ground. Very, very, simple to change and to know which is which. The terminals on the plug are colored also. The 2 that are copper colored are for the hot wires. The brass or silver is the neutral. And you will see the ground screw. I hope I haven't confused you, it is very easy. Just when removing the wires to the old plug on the wall, which should be a 4-prong female, the 2 wires on the right and left side of the plug are going to be the 2 hot wires. The other large black is the neutral goes to top or bottom, its marked like I said with a N. and a small bare ground. Always change the plug on the wall to fit the dryer from 3 to 4, or 4 to 3. They are both 30 amp plugs, 220 volt. Very easy, you can do this!! Please rate me on my help to you.
Sincerely,
Shastalaker7

Jan 04, 2011 | Whirlpool LEB6300 Electric Dryer

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The 3 prong plug that plugs into the wall has three wires at the end and need to know where do i hook those up too. its a kenmore dryer model #110-64852-400. the ser # is mr2206786


The following link explains how to correctly install a 220 VAC applaince cord on your dryer:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r3575913-installing_a_220_vac_appliance_cord

There is a difference in how the 3-wire and 4-wire configurations are terminated. Follow the wire color codes under the 3-wire configuration.

If you have any questions, please post back and let me know. I hope this helps you.

Jan 14, 2010 | Dryers

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Same dryer but I need to switch to a 4 prong cord.Please help!


WARNING! I believe you want to replace a 110V-120V plug with a 220V. Don't do it until you know for sure. Sounds dangerous! Not an expert, just some free advice from a novice.

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Wiring 4 wird dryer plug to 3 wire 10/3 for 220 welder


the four wire plug seperates the neutral and ground. the three wire just piggybacks the ground to the neutral. so just get a three wire cord that fits the 220 plug on the generator and install it on your dryer make sure to attach the ground correctly for your three wire setup

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