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Grounding Instructions; Electric Dryer Power Hookup- Canada Only; Electrical Requirements - Whirlpool YWED9500E Installation Instructions Manual

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If your outlet looks like this:
Then choose a 4-wire power supply cord with
ring or spade terminals and UL listed strain
relief. The 4-wire power supply cord, at least
4 ft. (1.22 m) long, must have 4 10-gauge solid
copper wires and match a 4-wire receptacle of
NEMA Type 14-30 R. The ground wire (ground
4-wire
conductor) may be either green or bare. The
receptacle
neutral conductor must be identified by a
(14-30R)
white cover.
If your outlet looks like this:
Then choose a 3-wire power supply cord with
ring or spade terminals and UL listed strain
relief. The 3-wire power supply cord, at least
4 ft. (1.22 m) long, must have 3 10-gauge solid
copper wires and match a 3-wire receptacle of
NEMA Type 10-30R.
3-wire
receptacle
(10-30R)
If connecting by direct wire:
Power supply cable must match power supply (4-wire or 3-wire)
and be:
Flexible armored cable or nonmetallic sheathed copper
cable (with ground wire), covered with flexible metallic
conduit. All current-carrying wires must be insulated.
10-gauge solid copper wire (do not use aluminum) at
least 5 ft. (1.52 m) long.
ELECTRIC DRYER POWER HOOKUP-
CANADA ONLY

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 Canadian Electrical Code, C22.1-latest
edition and all local codes. A copy of above codes standard
may be obtained from: Canadian Standards Association,
178 Rexdale Blvd., Toronto, ON M9W 1R3 CANADA.
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) long. Be sure wall receptacle
is within reach of dryer's final location.
For further information, please reference service numbers located
in "Assistance or Service" section of your "Use and Care Guide."

GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS

For a grounded, cord-connected dryer:
I
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.
WARNING:
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.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
4-wire receptacle
(14-30R)
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