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How to connect a four wire pigtail

I have moved and I will have to change my 3 wire pigtail to a 4 wire pigtail. The connector block has three terminals with the following colored wires:
LH side Blue and brown; center has a white with a ground strap; the RH side has a black and yellow wire.

To what terminals do I connect the red, white and black 4 wire pigtail? Also, what do I do with the grounding strap?

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The white wire goes to the middle terminal post on the dryer.
The red and black wires go to the outside terminal posts.Doesn't matter which.
The green ground wire needs to be attached to the outside metal case...anywhere. The easiest way is to put the eyelet on the screw that attaches the terminal cover plate when you put it back on. Sandwich it between the screw head, the plate and the case.
Hope that helps. Let me know if you need more info
Best, G

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