I have a dryer plug ,4 prong that is looped from ground to neutral .is this safe?

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    – isherwood
    May 14, 2021 at 15:18
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    No, it's not safe. Get it fixed. It's functionally similar to having a 3-prong dryer cord with no ground, and those have been outlawed in new construction for decades, for good reasons. They were never a good idea, even when they were legal due to manufacturer pressure. Enough actual deaths ensued that they were banned.
    – Ecnerwal
    May 14, 2021 at 15:26
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    How is you outlet wired?
    – JACK
    May 14, 2021 at 15:53
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    Does this answer your question? Should my dryer cord's neutral and ground be connected to the same terminal?
    – FreeMan
    May 14, 2021 at 16:38
  • Can you post photos of the wiring in question please? May 15, 2021 at 1:08


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