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Old 11-11-2008, 12:11 PM   #1
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Dryer Cable Numbers


Trying to install a dryer receptacle, dryer cable's wire are numbered 1,2,3 & 4 not coloured. I'm thinking #1 would be the black wire, #2 would be the red wire, #3 would be the white wire and #4 would be the ground. Any info would be great.


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I have never seen dryer cables numbered. You are going to have to refer to the dryer manual to confirm what each wire is.

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Thanks Joed, I'm not very good at explaining myself. I was trying to hook up the 220? cable from the electrical box to hook up to a new dryer. My old dryer hookup was wired straight to the dryer (no dryer plug/receptacle) and this wire only had numbers on it. I did install a new receptacle & wired everything up the way I thought, plugged it in. Have dryed a few loads already with no problems. thanks again for your input.
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