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I have a 3 wire range type box on my wall and i want to make…

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i have a 3 wire range type box on my wall and i want to make a wire adapter to plug in to it and have a 4 wire box washer type box on the other end. how ?
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Can you clarify what you are trying to do exactly? You have a range and the plug on your wall is a 3 prong plug, but the power cord on your dryer is a 4 prong --- is that correct?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
i have a washer with 4 plug and the plug on the wall is a 3 wire. i want to make a wire that plugs into the 3 wire plug and has a 4 wire box on the other end to plug in my 4 wire washer.

Washers in the US don't have a 4 wire plug... what are you talking about?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
i have a unit with dryer on top and washer on bottom. its 1 appliance

OK so it's just a 4 prong dryer cord then.

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All you need to do is go to the hardware store and purchase a 3 prong dryer cord instead. Then unscrew the cover on the back of the machine to see the terminal block where the power cord connects. Unscrew the terminals where the power cord connects to the machine and remove the old power cord. Then just attach the new power cord like the picture in the diagram below.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
the outlet on the wall is for a range. can i use a range cord for my dryer?
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