confuse (like all time)


Old 08-11-07, 07:41 PM
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Question confuse (like all time)

i have an a ext cord 10 awg 3 conductors white,black and green, then i want to connect it on a 4 conductors 10 awg, what can i do?
what mean y and x on connector ops the connector is 30 amp 250 v.
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Old 08-11-07, 07:46 PM
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What is your purpose for wanting to use this extension cord?

The extension cord (depending on it's connectors) is either for 120 or 240 volts. The circuit you have is 120/240 volts. The x and y are the hot wires.
Old 08-11-07, 07:51 PM
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You'll need to get a #10/4 conductor cord to install correctly.
I assuming that this cord and plug is for your dryer. Is your receptacle in the wall 4 wire receptacle? When you have the right cord then hook your wires accordingly:

g=green /ground.
Old 08-11-07, 08:12 PM
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Question confuse

ty for answer i found that ext and i will use it for a dryer, some (who made it) put the black on ''y" and the white on "x" the green on "gr" is that ok?
what do i need to connect it on a 4 wire #10 conductor.
sorry i forgot to say i need a expert on broken english too.
Old 08-11-07, 08:58 PM
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jamead told you what you need. You need a different cord. You CANNOT use that cord at all.

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