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Where does the ground go in the outlet? A couple minutes.

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Where does the ground go in the outlet?

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The old outlet had a hole for the ground wire. this one doesnt

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30a-125/250v

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1) What is the NEMA rating for the receptacle? Is it a 10-30R?

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1) What is the application for the 30 amp receptacle? An electric dryer or other?

2) Does the circuit contain either a bare copper or a green insulated ground wire?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
1030 r and a bare copper wire
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Hello again Christian,

Your application will require a NEMA rated 14-30R for the dryer receptacle and a 4 prong cord since the circuit has a bare copper ground. This is a code requirement.

Refer to the diagrams shown below for the wire connections.

Reply back to me with any questions..............Thanks...............Kevin:)

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