How to Install a Cord on a Four-Prong Dryer?

Answer A four prong dryer cord will contain four wires inside the overall protective plastic outer coating. On the ends of each individual wire, a brass colored metal loop is employed to make the connect... Read More »

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How to Replace a Three-Prong Dryer Cord With a Four-Prong Cord?

Homeowners often move an older-model electric dryer into a new home only to find that the plug attached to the dryer does not match the outlet in the laundry room. Due to a change in the National E... Read More »

How do you change the plug on your clothes dryer cord from three prong to four?

Answer You have to go buy a new four prong chord, unscrew the base of the old chord, and switch them out.

Can you buy a dryer power cord longer than 6 feet if you cannot install the stacked washer and dryer with the standard 6 foot cord?

A longer cord may not allow the dryer to work to its full potential (ie longer to dry clothes) because of the voltage and current drops. Better to have the outlet moved. You can purchase a Petra 90... Read More »

How to Connect a Whirlpool Dryer to a Four-Prong Pigtail?

When purchasing a new dryer, make sure that you purchase a separate pigtail that allows you to plug the dryer into your four-wire outlet. The dryer pigtails are not supplied with the dryer when pur... Read More »