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Electric Dryer Power Hookup - Canada Only; Electric Installation - U.s.a. Only - Whirlpool W10858720B - SP Use & Care Manual

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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 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.
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.
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.
Electric Installation – U.S.A. Only
Before you start: disconnect power.
4-wire receptacle
Remove hold-down screws and terminal block cover.
Choose electrical connection type
Power supply cord 4-wire receptacle
(NEMA-Type 14-30R):
Go to "Power Supply Cord Connection."
Power supply cord 3-wire receptacle
(NEMA Type 10-30R):
Go to "Power Supply Cord Connection."
4-wire direct connection:
Go to "Direct Wire Connection."
3-wire direct connection:
Go to "Direct Wire Connection."
NOTE: If local codes do not permit connection of a
cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire, go to "Optional
External Ground for 3-Wire Connection." This connection
can be used with either a power supply cord or a direct
wire connection.
Remove terminal block cover

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