AC WORKS® Connector — Green Wire

The Little Green Wire

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So, you purchased an adapter from AC WORKS® and it comes with a little green wire, what on earth should you do with that green wire

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Why Grounding Your Dryer is Important

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Did you know some dryer plugs are 3-prong and others are 4-prong?  Have you wondered why this is or have you had trouble connecting your dryer to your home electrical dryer outlet because they don’t match? The old style of 3-prong dryer cords did not include a ground wire.  Changes in the National Electrical Code now require dryers to be wired with a ground wire.  This means the cords now have 4-prong plugs.  There are some cases where you cannot plug your dryer into your receptacle.  This is because you may have an old dryer and a new construction home...

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AC Wiring Basics

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