Interesting. So if I were to get a new drier with a four-prong
connector, would I be required to run a new 4-wire electrical line to
the breaker panel? Or does it only apply when installing a new
If you get a new dryer you get the plug to match what you have. You do not
need to rewire the socket. Most dryers do not come with a plug on them,
they can be set to use either a 3 or 4 wire connector. The installer will
put on the connector you need.
Many times you can negociate the price of the plug and the exhaust line in
the final price.
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