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Old 05-09-2012, 09:26 PM   #1
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Can I use a 3 prong dryer cord on my new range? We have a three prong outlet for the range.

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Old 05-09-2012, 10:21 PM   #2
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no you can not use a dryer cord on range. If you have a 3 prong range outlet buy a new 3 prong range cord. The dryer cord is not heavy enough to handle the ranges amperage

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The dryer cord is not heavy enough to handle the ranges amperage
and if you COULD use it... then you need to change the receptacle and very possibly the wiring to the range as well.
Dryer = 30 amp (#10 wire)
Range = 60 amp (#6 wire)
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