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What are the colors for the X, Y, and Z wires for the 30A…

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What are the colors...

What are the colors for the X, Y, and Z wires for the 30A flush mount plug?

Contractor's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?

Just got it and sorry the wires are X, Y, and W

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

Yes

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

The part #is 10-30R

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Electrical
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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 1 month ago
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Sorry Mike the wires are XW and Y
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Wire colors are red,
black, white, are bare copper
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 1 month ago

You have a 3 wire receptacle. A 4 wire has the hots on the X and Y, the neutral on the W, and the ground on the G.

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Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 1 month ago

A 3 wire has the hots on the X & Y, and the ground on the G or W.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
which wires are the hots and ground
Electrician: Mike G., Master Electrician replied 1 month ago

Black & red are hots, white is a neutral, green or bare are grounds.

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