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Need to know how to wire a dryer and stove to a bryant type brd bq230-240 breaker. Not sure of order the wires go in. Any help would be great.

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The black and red wires go to the screws on the breaker itself and the white and green/bare (there is not always a ground wire) get connectet to the ground strap usually at the bottom or side of the breaker box. It is the silver strip with screws that most all white and bare wires are connected to. If necessary on the heavy stove wire, seperate it into 2 or 3 bundles and use seperate screws. Have the hardware store guy show you how the breakers fit in the box. Dryer needs 30 amp, Stove 50 amp. double pole. (wide breakers)

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