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I HAD GAS DRYER AND I JUST CHANGED OVER TO ELEC AND I WAS TOLD TO USE THE NEW 4 PRONG SO I WIRED IT IN AND I DIDN`T HAVE A ONE PIECE BREAKER SO I USED TWO 15 AMP TOGETHER AND I HAVE NO HEAT IN THE DRYER. DID I WIRE THAT WRONG OR DO I NEED A ONE PIECE BREAKER

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You need a 30amp double pole breaker and be certain that the fuse box is a grounded box, so that your white neutral wire is separated from the green ground wire.
On the dryer your wiring should be as follows:
Red.....left or right terminal
Black...Left or right terminal, (or remaining end terminal)
White...Center terminal
Green: Attached to dryer frame or chassis terminal

In the fuse box:
Black to 1 breaker terminal
Red to other breaker terminal
White to neutral terminals in the box
Green to the ground terminals in the box

If you have no green or ground terminals in the box, then the green wire at the dryer should be connected to an active ground source, i.e., a copper water line or preferrably a copper ground rod.
If my assistance helped resolve this issue, please show your appreciation by rating how effective my advice was in resolving this issue.
Thank you,
Dave E. (Illeagle)

"Your satisfaction is my personal reward"

Posted on Jun 23, 2008

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