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installing new dryer what size wire and what size circuit breaker

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installing new dryer what size wire and what size circuit breaker wire run about 30'.
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Inactive replied 8 years ago.
Ok you will need to run 10-3/ with ground. You will also need to install a 30amp double pole breaker.

Here is a pictoral diagram of how this needs to be:
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Now when you connect your new appliance cord to the dryer - you will need to do it like this:
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