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Electric Dryer Power Hookup - Canada Only; Grounding Instructions; Electrical Requirements - Whirlpool WGD4870BW Installation Instructions Manual

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Installation spacing for recessed area or closet
The dimensions shown are for the minimum spacing allowed.
Additional spacing should be considered for ease of
installation and servicing.
Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, and
floor moldings.
Additional spacing of 1" (25 mm) on all sides of the dryer is
recommended to reduce noise transfer.
For closet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation
openings in the top and bottom of the door are required.
Louvered doors with equivalent ventilation openings are
Companion appliance spacing should also be considered.
Mobile home – Additional installation requirements
This dryer is suitable for mobile home installations. The
installation must conform to the Manufactured Home
Construction and Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280
(formerly the Federal Standard for Mobile Home Construction
and Safety, Title 24, HUD Part 280) or the Canadian
Manufactured Home Standard CAN/CSA-Z240 MH.
Metal exhaust system hardware available for purchase.
For further information, please reference the "Assistance
or Service" section of the "Use and Care Guide."
Special provisions must be made in mobile homes to
introduce outside air into the dryer. The opening (such
as a nearby window) should be at least twice as large
as the dryer exhaust opening.

Electrical Requirements

It is your responsibility:
To contact a qualified electrical installer.
To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate
and in conformance with the Canadian Electrical Code,
C22.1-latest edition and all local codes. A copy of the
above codes standard may be obtained from: Canadian
Standards Association, 178 Rexdale Blvd., Toronto, ON
To supply the required 4 wire, single phase, 120/240 volt,
60 Hz., AC only electrical supply on a separate 30-amp
circuit, fused on both sides of the line. A time-delay fuse or
circuit breaker is recommended. Connect to an individual
branch circuit.
This dryer is equipped with a CSA International Certified
Power Cord intended to be plugged into a standard 14-30R
wall receptacle. The cord is 5 ft. (1.52 m) in length. Be sure
wall receptacle is within reach of dryer's final location.
4-wire receptacle (14-30R)
Do not use an extension cord.
If using a replacement power supply cord, it is recommended that
you use Power Supply Cord Replacement Part Number 8579325.
For further information, please reference the "Assistance or
Service" section of the "Use and Care Guide."


For a grounded, cord-connected dryer:
This dryer must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or
breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock
by providing a path of least resistance for electric current.
This dryer is equipped with a cord having an equipment-
grounding conductor and a grounding plug. The plug must
be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly
installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes
and ordinances.
Improper connection of the equipment-
grounding conductor can result in a risk of electric shock.
Check with a quali ed electrician or service representative
or personnel if you are in doubt as to whether the dryer is
properly grounded. Do not modify the plug provided with
the dryer: if it will not t the outlet, have a proper outlet
installed by a quali ed electrician.


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