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NO! SJ Cord ( That cord that the dryer and washer whips are made from ) is not permitted to pass through the interior of a finished wall.
The new hookup location will need: For Washer Cold water hose connection with shut off valve Hot water hose connection with shut off valve Drain line riser connection that comes up to a level similar to the top of the washer tub Normal AC Line voltage outlet for the washer to plug into For Dryer Dryer vent connection For Electric Dryer - A 220/240VAC ...
Was your breaker tripping? Did you disconnect the element before taking your resistance reading? If you put 4 ohms on 240 volts you get 60 amps. So I suspect your heating element has some inductive quality you are not measuring with your meter o it was still connected in the circuit. Otherwise your 30 amp dryer breaker would be tripping. Resistive elements ...
If your dryer is set up for natural gas, then it isn't going to run on propane - you'll need to install a propane conversion kit. Most manufacturers sell these for specific models, and I'm sure there are some generic after-market kits out there too. These generally aren't that difficult to install - you'll basically be changing the limit in the pressure ...
You will need to look in the owner's manual to see if the appliance is designed for use with LP gas. Some work with both natural gas and LP gas, some require a special part to convert from natural to LP gas, others are designed specifically for only one or the other.
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