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Dryer plug issues

We've recently moved into a new home and when we tried to connect the dryer the plug would not fit the socket in the wall. So we bought a dryer 4 wire power cord, changed out the plug and now it won't work. Please help!!

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For 3 wire Notice that there is a ground strap connected from the common center terminal to the frame of the terminal block. Place the center wire of the cord on the center terminal [ one with the ground ******** it ] and the other two wires will be placed on the outer terminals and it doesn't matter which wire goes right or left. Get the center wire of the cord right and you are in business.

for 4 wire Notice that the ground strap has been removed from the terminal block frame and folded back onto the center terminal for storage. You can see the colors of the other hookups. TIP: White always to the middle.

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