The best thing to do is go to home depot and buy the 3 prong pigtail (cord). It's just how it works.
Very very easy do it yourself project.
4 prong stove cord home depot. Leviton offers a large selection of 15, 20, 30 and 50 amp commercial grade straight blade plugs and connectors, available in a wide variety of features. The process is relatively simple, and this is usually the best way to deal with the situation when your dryer cord doesn't match the dryer outlet present in your home. The 3 prong has a red wire, a black wire, and a white wire.
Max discount is $100 with this offer. Canada wire's stove/ range cord kit includes installation hardware and is rated for 40amps/ 250v. The expert at home depot said i could just replace the pigtail but i'd like to confirm.
The 4 prong has the same red wire, black wire, and white wire plus a ground wire (usually green but sometimes just bare copper. If you will be calling an electrician to install the cord, it may be cheaper for you to buy the 4 prong dryer cord beforehand. 9925 9926 preparing the cord, strip off the 110v connectors, strip the wrap weldingweb.
As long as you have access to a phillips head screwdriver, you can easily change out the dryer cord. This smart electrician 4' dryer cord is used to connect the dryer to a power source. The used stove i bought came with a cord, but it was the newer 4 prong cord, so i went to home depot and bought the three prong cord.
Email me if you have questions. By now you should have determined how to wire your stove (3 prong or 4 prong) and you have purchased the plug/cord. Very easy and cost about fifteen bucks.
New 220v plug 4 wire on new stove but wiring in house is 3 wire. 20% off your lowe’s advantage card purchase: This may save you around $40 dollars depending on what the electrician will charge for a new power cord.
However you can purchase a new cord with plug that is 4 prong and replace the cord. An employee marked the wires for me so i'd know which one to attach where. Link to lowe's home improvement home page lowe's credit cards order status weekly ad.
The 1.6m /4.9 ft cord offers sufficent accessibility to the stove wall outlet. It's easer and safer than replacing the outlet itself. Theres a little door on.
Lowe's home improvement lists my lists. The code applies only to homes built after 1996; You have to buy the cord for the dryer separately too.
You can reuse the cord from your previous stove if you like. Four prong has been the official standard since 1996, when the national electrical code (nec) changed the rules about range and dryer cords and their outlets.