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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 quali ed 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 quali ed electrician.
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is
recommended that a quali ed electrician determine that
the ground path is adequate.
Check with a quali ed electrician if you are not sure
the dryer is properly grounded.
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
Gas Dryer Grounding
GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS
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.
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
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