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Electrical Requirements - Maytag MDG18CMNAW Installation Instructions Manual

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GAS DRYER INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS

Electrical Requirements

IMPORTANT: The dryer must be electrically grounded in
accordance with local codes and ordinances or, in the absence
of local codes, with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70,
latest edition, or Canadian Electrical Code, CSA C22.1. If codes
permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is recommended that
a qualified electrical installer determine that the ground path is
adequate.
A copy of the above code standards can be obtained from:
National Fire Protection Association
One Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269
CSA International
8501 East Pleasant Valley Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44131-5575
Do not ground to a gas pipe.
Do not have a fuse in the neutral or ground circuit.
A 120 volt, 60 Hz, AC only, 15- or 20-amp, fused electrical
circuit is required. A time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is also
recommended. It is recommended that a separate circuit
serving only this dryer be provided.
This dryer is equipped with a power supply cord having a
3-prong grounding plug.
To minimize the possibility of shock, the cord must be plugged
into a mating, 3 prong, grounding-type outlet, grounded in
accordance with local codes and ordinances. If a mating outlet
is not available, it is the personal responsibility and obligation of
the customer to have the properly grounded outlet installed by
a qualified electrician.
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is
recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the
ground path is adequate.
Check with a qualified electrician if you are not sure the dryer is
properly grounded.
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Gas Dryer Grounding

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