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I have a white, green, and black wire on a cord. I ...

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I have a white, green, and black wire on a cord. I want to put a plug on it. The plug has a green, copper, and silver screw. Which wire goes to which screw?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Brian replied 9 years ago.


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The connections should be made, as follows:

White wire--silver screw

Black wire--brass screw

Green or bare wire--green screw


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