Electric ranges and dryers are sent from the factory without power cords. When you buy one it is also cordless. Most appliance stores will sell you a cord. Some will even install the cord. Have you ever checked the cord installation? I don't think I ever have. The other day I had to replace a four wire cord (installed by the appliance store) on a new unit with a three wire to work with an existing installation. The egc, and the neutral were both together on the neutral terminal. The bonding strap was still in place but the screw that attached that to the frame was nowhere to be found. The very next day, same appliance store different job, four wire cord already installed. Decided to check this one. All wires were on their proper terminals (not very tight), however the bonding strap was left in place. Two screw ups in two days. How many more have I missed? What action should be taken? What would you consider the danger level? Why am I still typing?