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Old 09-20-2009, 06:01 PM   #16
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Old 09-20-2009, 06:34 PM   #17
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Great, another thing I need to go check
And I just sat down after siding all day

OK, just checked - all set
Ground strap was removed (if ever there)
4 wire connection & it's properly grounded
We bought it 6 years ago when we moved in
Can't remember if it came with the cord, if I bought it, or if I took the ground strap off or it came like that

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Old 09-20-2009, 10:31 PM   #18
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Hey kbsparky, Thanks for the reminder. If you don't do these often enough that fact (neutral bonding wire) gets overlooked. I also don't use the factory supplied strain relief, they're usually pieces of ****e.
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Old 09-24-2009, 01:11 PM   #19
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Just had this same thing on another forum
They moved the green/yellow stripe wire to the neutral connection
Which allowed it to be moved back for a 3 wire feed


http://www.selfhelpforums.com/showth...1220#post91220
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Old 09-25-2009, 06:30 PM   #20
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OK, revisit this again

Found a Mfg link

Now I'm really confusing myself
Take a look at page 4 or so where they indicate the way to connect for a 4 wire feed & 3 wire feed

http://www.estateappliances.com/data/8535914.pdf

They say for a 4 wire to connect that green/yellow wire to the neutral connection
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Old 09-25-2009, 08:12 PM   #21
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OK, revisit this again

They say for a 4 wire to connect that green/yellow wire to the neutral connection
Yes, because that's where the other end of that green/yellow wire comes from already. It's just a convenient place to "park" it, not really a necessary electrical connection. When using the three-wire setup, that green/yellow wire stays attached to the chassis, bonding it to the neutral terminal.
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Old 09-25-2009, 09:18 PM   #22
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Ok, I found what was messing me up

#1 There is another diagram showing 3 wire hook-up with green/yellow also on the neutral connection. But it states that is where local codes prohibit grounding the neutral

#2 Someone on another site was indicating that green/yellow wire leads to a grounded connection & does not tie into the neutral

My dryer had a grounding strap, so no way for me to verify that

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