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Old 02-22-2013, 03:20 PM   #1
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4-wire 50 amp gen outlet to a #4 220Volt 3-wire


I have a new generator that has a 50 amp 4-wire outlet (14-50)...
Currently, my old generator, connects via a 3-wire #4 cord to my breaker panel....I would like to use the 3-wire cord, already wired to the panel....How can I do this?

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4-wire 50 amp gen outlet to a #4 220Volt 3-wire


You need to rewire it. in order to be correct. I will not say it is ok, to just use the 3 wire configuration.

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4-wire 50 amp gen outlet to a #4 220Volt 3-wire


It's not legal to use the three wire cord anymore.
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