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4-Wire Direct Wire Connection
IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes
and where local codes do not permit 3-wire connections.
1.
Prepare your 4-wire cable
for direct connection
Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length so
dryer may be moved if needed.
Strip 5" (127 mm) of outer covering from end of cable,
leaving bare ground wire at 5" (127 mm). Cut 1
from remaining 3 wires. Strip insulation back 1" (25 mm).
Shape ends of wires into hooks.
2.
Prepare to connect neutral wire
D
Remove center terminal block screw (B) and green external
ground conductor screw (A). Loop neutral bonding wire (white)
(D) to center terminal block.
3.
Connect neutral wire
B
D
Place hooked end (hook facing right) of neutral
wire (white or center wire) (C) of direct wire cable under center
screw of terminal block (B). Squeeze hooked ends together.
Make sure the end of neutral bonding wire (white) (D) looped
in Step 2 remains on the center terminal when the direct wire
cable neutral wire is attached. Tighten screw.
22
/
" (38 mm)
1
2
B
A
C
4.
Connect ground wire
Connect ground wire (green or bare) (F) of direct wire cable
under green external ground conductor screw (A). Tighten
screw.
5.
Connect remaining wires
Place hooked ends of remaining direct wire cable wires
under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right).
Squeeze hooked ends together, tighten screws, tighten strain
relief screws, and fold insulator over terminal block. Finally,
reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot at bottom edge
of terminal block housing. Secure cover with the 2 hold-down
screws. Now, go to "Level Dryer."
3-Wire Direct Wire Connection
Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground
conductor to neutral wire.
1.
Prepare your 3-wire cable
for direct connection
Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length so
dryer may be moved if needed.
Strip 3
/
" (89 mm) of outer covering from end of cable. Strip
1
2
insulation back 1" (25 mm). If using 3-wire cable with ground
wire, cut bare wire even with outer covering. Shape wire ends
into hooks.
F
A

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