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Is there a bare copper ground wire coming from the panel? Does your dryer have a 3 or 4 prong plug? It is likely that you will need 10-3 NM wire to extend the circuit.
You have the color matching correct. 10-3 NM wire will have an additional bare copper ground to connect to the ground coming from the panel.
No bare copper coming from panel. The house was originally built in 1971.
Is you dryer plug 3 or 4 prong?
The plug that is on there is three
i'm getting ready to head to lowes. The outlet that was there is not in good condition and I want to get a new outlet.
I just looked and the dryer is configured for a three prong wire