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Whirlpool 8316557 Installation Instructions Manual page 10

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Three-wire connection...
POWER SUPPLY CORD
spade
terminals with
upturned ends
This blade connected
to this conductor.
NEUTRAL
3/4" U.L.-listed
strain relief
Three-wire power supply cord must have
three, No.-10 copper wires and match a
three-wire receptacle of NEMA Type
10-30R.
DIRECT WIRE
Preparing the wire:
Three-wire with ground wire:
Bare wire cut short. Wire is not
used. Dryer is grounded through
direct wire cable.
3/4" (1.9 cm)
1" 2.5 cm)
U.L.-listed strain
of wires
stripped of
to
insulation
disconnect
box
NEUTRAL wire
10-gauge, 3-wire or,
(white or center)
10-gauge, 3-wire with
ground wire (Romex)
Strip 3-1/2" (8.9 cm) of
outer covering from
end of cable. Strip
insulation back
1" (2.5 cm). If using
3-wire cable with
ground wire, cut bare
wire even with outer
covering.
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ring
terminals
NEUTRAL
(white or center)
3-1/2" (8.9 cm)
Shape
ends of
wires into
a hook.
Three-wire receptacle
Where local codes permit
connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire:
4.
Loosen or remove center
terminal block screw.
5.
Connect the neutral wire (white
or center) of power supply cord to
the center, silver-colored terminal
screw of the terminal block.
Tighten screw.
6.
Connect the other wires to
outer terminal block screws.
Tighten screws.
7.
Tighten strain relief screws.
8.
Insert tab of terminal block
cover into slot of dryer rear panel.
Secure cover with hold-down
screw.
Where local codes permit
connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire:
4.
Loosen or remove center
terminal block screw.
5.
Place the hooked end of the
neutral wire (white or center) of
power supply cable under the center
screw of the terminal block (hook
facing right). Squeeze hooked end
together. Tighten screw.
6.
Place the hooked ends of the
other power supply cable wires
under the outer terminal block
screws (hook facing right). Squeeze
hooked ends together. Tighten
screws.
7.
Tighten strain relief screws.
8.
Insert tab of terminal block cover
into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure
cover with hold-down screw.

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