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User Manual: 3-Prong Adapter User Manual

Posted by Stephanie Junek on

If you have a new house or a home built after 1996 with a 4-prong outlet, and you are using an older dryer, which is a 3-prong dryer plug.  This adapter cord will help you connect your 3-prong dryer cord to your 4-prong dryer outlet.  The difference between the 3-prong and 4-prong outlet is the ground pin.  For your dryer to be grounded, please follow the instructions below: 1. Unscrew one of the screws on the outside of the metal dryer case.  It can be any one of them, so long as it is touching the metal dryer case.  Place...

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