Dryer 4 wire to 3 wire plug

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Sam E wrote:

I am the OP
Today I switched the wires and found the dryer was set up for 3 wire. The ground strap WAS attached and the 4 wire had twp wires going to the ground strap lug in the center. Appears the dryer was made for 3 wire. I attached my wire from the old dryer the same as it was attached in the old dryer.
Lou
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What was it, exactly, that led you to think this is a 120V dryer?
2 hots for 240V heating elements, one of which also supplies 120V motor & timer
1 neutral for 120V motor & timer
1 equipment ground
Total 4 wires hence 4 prongs.
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Doug Miller (alphageek at milmac dot com)
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