ELECTRIC DRYER ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS
Connecting 4-Wire Connection: Direct Wire
IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile
homes and where local codes do not permit the use of 3-wire
Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length
so dryer can 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 3 remaining wires. Strip insulation back 1" (25 mm).
Shape ends of wires into a hook shape.
Connecting Neutral Ground and Neutral Wires
1. Remove center terminal block screw (A) and the neutral
ground wire (B) by removing the green external ground
conductor screw (C).
2. Connect neutral ground wire (B) and place hooked end (hook
facing right) of neutral wire (white or center wire) (D) of direct
wire cable under center terminal block screw (A). Squeeze
hooked ends together and tighten screw.
Connecting Direct Wire Ground
3. Connect ground wire (green or bare wire) (E) of direct wire
cable under green external ground conductor screw (C).
" (38 mm)
Connecting Remaining Wires
4. Connect remaining wires under outer terminal block screws
(F). Squeeze hooked ends together and tighten screws.
Finally, reinstall terminal block cover to dryer rear panel.
Secure cover with hold-down screw. Now go to "Venting
(FOR U.S.A. ONLY)