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Electrical
requirements.
OBSERVE AU GOVEdNlNG
COdES
AND ORDINANCES.
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Electrical
ground
Is required
on this
appliance.
If cold water pipe Is interrupted
by
plastic,
non-metallic
gaskets,
or
other insulating
materials,
Do Not
use for grounding.
Do Not ground
to a gas pipe.
Do Not modify
the power supply
cord plugs. iflplugs will not fit the
outlets, have proper
outlets installed
by a qualified
electrician.
Use new 30-ampere
power supply
cord kits. Do Not reuse old power
supply
cords. Possible electrical
shock or fire could occur
if old
power supply cords are used.
Do Not have a fuse in the neutral or
grounding
circuit.
A fuse in the
neutral or grounding
circuit could
result in an electrical
shock.
Do Not use an extension
cord with
this appliance.
Check
with a qualified
electrician
if
you are in doubt as to whether
the
appliance
is properly
grounded.
1 Do Not plug the power
supply cords
(pigtails)
into a live wail receptacle
before
connecting
the pigtails
to the
dryer terminal
blocks.
Read 'Direct
wiring connectton'.
Pages 4 and 5
for detailed
instructions.
:aiiure to follow these instructions
:ouid result in serious injury or death.
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codes permit and a Separate
'
rounding
wire Is used, it is recom-
lended
that a eiectriclan
determine
tat the grounding
path Is adequate.
Is-tie personal
responsibility
and
3llgatlon
of the customer
to
Intact-a
qualified
electrlclan
to
;ylr& that the electrlcai
Installation
adequate
and In conforjmance
WI Natlonal
ElectrIcal
Code ANSI/
FPA 70-jlatest
edltlon.
and all local
2des and ordinances.
Allow sldck Iti
le line between
the wall and the
Dpllance
so that It can be moved
if
rrvlclng is ever necessary.
ihis appliance
must be connectec
to copper
wlre only,
A 3/4'. U.L.-llsted strain relief must
be provided
at each
end of the
power
supply cables
(at the
appliance
and at the Junctionbox).
Electrical
Shock Hazard
1. A three-wire.
slngie 1 Y-C+% 120/
240voit,
&Hz,
AC-on1 y, electrical
supply
(or three-wire,
' 20/208-volt
if
spedfled
on namepla
tee> is
required
on a separat
3.30-ampere
circuit,
fused on both : Ides of the
line. (llme-deiay
fuse <f clrcult
breaker
ls recommenc
ed.)
The
wlrlng diagram
is loca'ed
l&de
the
control
panel
and act ess panels.
J-wire.
30-amp
recepL ~cie (IO-30R)
Figure 1
Typical Xl-ampere
rece >tacle for use
where local codes pem It use of
flexible power supply cc rds (pIgtolls).
2. Local codes
may pc ~rrnlt the USB of
U-L-Wed,
120/24&volt
mlnlmum.
3G
ampere
dryer power
SI apply cord kits
(plgtails).
The cords coltaln
three.
No.-10 copper
wires ar Id match
three-wire
receptacles
of NEMA
Type 1 G3OR, shown In I :gure
1.
Connectors
on the dry x end must
be ring terminals
or spc Ide terminals
with upturned
ends.
U L.-listed.
3/4' strain reliefs must t 8 provlded
at
the polnt the power
su >ply cords
enter the appliance.
3. This appliance
can t 8 connected
dlrecity
to the fuse disconnect
or
circuit
breaker
box thrcugh
flexible
i armored
or nonmetallic:
sheathed,
lOgauge
minimum,
cc pper cable.
A 3/4', U.L.-listed strain I elief must be
provlded
at each
end
Df the power
1 supply cables
(at the a Dpliance
and
at the junction
box).
4. For four-wire
installat
on, the
appliance
wiring must x revised.
The appliance
cabinet
must not be
grounded
to the neutrc II terminal.
must be connectec
1 to me
grounding
wire (green:
of the power
supply
cords.
i When four-wlre
receptc icles of NEMA
i Type 14-30R are used, (see Figure 2)
1 matching
120/240-volt
nlnlmum,
3&
ampere,
U.L.-listd
dryc r power
supply cord kits (pigtall: #> must be
'used. The cords contalr1
four, No.-10
copper
conductors
wit I ring terml-
nals or spade
terminals
wlth
upturned
ends on drye
end
tetmlnating
In a NEW
".ype 14-30P
plug on supply end. The I fourth
(groundlng)
conductor
must be
: identified
by a green
OI green/
j yellow
cover
and the n, ?&al
CC onductor
by a white cover.
Cords
Sk muld be Type SRD or SRDT, with
3, /4'. U.L.-llsted strain reliefs and be at
le at
4 feet long. The four-wire
power
sl apply cords and strain reliefs are not
P rovlded
with the dryers.
4-wire. JO-amp
receptacle
(14-JOB)
Figure 2
LIternate electrical
:onnection
'0 connect
a separate
younding
wire-
Jse grounding
wire and clamp
lssembiy
(Part No. 685463) or No.-10
Jauge mlnimum,
copper
grounding
rrire. Connect
grounding
wire to a
grounded
cold water
pipe'
with the
clamp
and then to the external
grounding
connector
on the dryers.
Do Not ground
to a gas supply pipe
or hot water
pipe.
Do Not connect
me power
supply cords to electric
power
supply
until the dryers are
permanently
grounded.
Eiectrlcal
Shock Hazard
l
Electrical
ground
Is required
on
.this appilance.
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This appliance
must be
connected
to a grounded
metal. permanent
wiring system;
or an equlpment-grounding
conductor
must be run with
the circuit
conductors
and
connected
to the equipment-
grounding
terminal
or lead on
the appliance.
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Disconnect
power
supply
cord
from the electric
supply
before
making
these changes.
Failure
to do so may result in personal
injury.
Failure to do so may result in
electrical
shock or personal
injury.
his appliance
ls manufactured
with
ie neutral
terminal
connected
to
Cle cabinet.
Do
Not ground
to &gas
supply
pipe
or hot water pipe, Do Not connect
the power
supply cords to electric
power supply until the dryers are
permanently
grounded.
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