Textured vs. Smooth plug wire

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Old 12-31-04, 05:56 PM
MExico
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Textured vs. Smooth plug wire

I'm trying to decide which is the positive and which is the neutral on a plug cord for the dishwasher.

One side is textured the length of the wire with ribs and the other side is smooth.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance,
 
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Old 12-31-04, 05:59 PM
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Ribbed side should be connected to the large prong and is the neutral.
 
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Old 12-31-04, 06:01 PM
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joed,

Thanks.

There is no wide prong on the plug, but the wide slot in the wall corresponds to the ribbed side.

I'll give it a go.
 
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Old 12-31-04, 06:08 PM
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Wide slot is the neutral. If there is no wide prong the it is not relevant since it can be plugged in either way.
 
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