Changing a 4 prong dryer to a 3 prong???

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I moved into an older place that has 3 prong outlet.

I see all kinds of 4 prong to 3 prong adapters at Home Depot. can I just use those instead of busting open The dryer and replacing the cord?

replace the cord.    It's easy & the correct way to do it.     All you need is a screw driver in most cases.   The cord hooks to a terminal block with 3 screws or nuts.   the center post is the ground