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Direct Wire Connection

WARNING
Fire Hazard
Use 10 gauge copper wire.
Use a UL listed strain relief.
Disconnect power before making electrical connections.
Connect neutral wire (white or center wire) to center
terminal.
Ground wire (green or bare wire) must be connected to
green ground connector.
Connect remaining 2 supply wires to remaining
2 terminals.
Securely tighten all electrical connections.
Failure to do so can result in death, fire, or
electrical shock.
Direct Wire Strain Relief
IMPORTANT: Use a conduit strain relief (not supplied).
1.
Remove existing strain relief
With a flat-blade screwdriver, flatten the three
tabs on the band at the top of the strain relief.
Pull out strain relief.
2.
Unscrew the removable conduit connector (A) and any
screws from a 3/4" (19 mm) UL-listed strain relief (UL marking
on strain relief). Put the threaded section of the strain relief (C)
through the hole below the terminal block opening (B).
Reaching inside the terminal block opening, screw the
removable conduit connector (A) onto the strain relief
threads, and tighten securely.
3.
Put direct wire cable through the strain relief. The strain
relief should have a tight fit with the dryer cabinet and be
in a vertical position. Tighten strain relief screw against the
direct wire cable.
If your wiring looks like this:
Tab
Attach direct wire strain relief
A
B
C
Attach direct wire cable to strain relief
4-wire direct connection:
Go to "4-Wire Direct Wire Connection."
3-wire direct connection:
Go to "3-Wire Direct Wire Connection."
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