Sorry, the web browser you're using is not supported by this website.

Please use Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or another browser to access Thank you.

Skip to main content

We use cookies to enhance your experience. For details on how we use cookies, collect data, & how to manage your consent please see our Cookie Policy & Privacy Policy.

Can you put a 4 wire plug on a 3 wire dryer?

With the older setup, the 3-prong cord has only two hot wires and one neutral wire, while the 4-prong cord has a separate ground wire. The metal case of the dryer's neutral was tied to the ground connection.

Let's Get It Fixed!

HomeX virtual experts will assess your issue (for free!) and can resolve simple problems.

What Did You Think of This Article?

What Did You Think of This Article?

Shop Recommended ProductsShop HomeX Recommended Products