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Taking Out a Whirlpool Super Capacity Dryer with 3 prong…

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Taking Out a Whirlpool Super Capacity Dryer with 3 prong cord and Installing Maytag model 200XWO with 4 prong cord What do I do?"

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your Maytag is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

Maytag Dryer model #MEDC200XW0 6-7 years old.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Receptacle matches Whirlpool plug

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Appliance
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Appliance Technician: Engineer-Tech, Home Appliance Technician replied 9 months ago
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Hello and welcome to Just Answer. My name is ***** ***** I will be helping you with your dryer . Please give me a moment to review your question. Please note that it sometimes takes a while to type responses and answers.

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Appliance Technician: Engineer-Tech, Home Appliance Technician replied 9 months ago

So does your house have a 3 pronged outlet?

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Appliance Technician: Engineer-Tech, Home Appliance Technician replied 9 months ago

Ok, one moment please while I prepare your answer.

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Appliance Technician: Engineer-Tech, Home Appliance Technician replied 9 months ago

You can either change the outlet in the wall to 4 prong or do what most people do - which is the easiest: Replace the cord on the dryer to a 3 pronged cord. The cord is available at home depot for under $20. Here is a video that shows you how to do it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38magvDLUYQ

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