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240-volt electric compact dryer
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Put power supply cord through the strain relief. Be sure
that the wire insulation on the power supply cord is inside
the strain relief. The strain relief should have a tight fit with
the dryer cabinet and be in a horizontal position. Do not
further tighten strain relief screws at this point.
Style 2: Direct wire strain relief
Unscrew the removable conduit connector 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 through the hole below the terminal block
opening. Reaching inside the terminal block opening,
screw the removable conduit connector onto the strain
relief threads.
A. Removable conduit connector
B. Hole below terminal block opening
C. Strain relief threads
Put direct wire cable through the strain relief. The strain
relief should have a tight fit with the dryer cabinet and be
in a horizontal position. Tighten strain relief screw against
the direct wire cable.
4. Now complete installation following instructions for your type
of electrical connection:
4-wire (recommended)
3-wire (if 4-wire is not available)
Electrical Connection Options
If your home has:
4-wire receptacle
(NEMA Type 14-30R)
4-wire direct
3-wire receptacle
(NEMA type 10-30R)
3-wire direct
A
*If local codes do not permit the connection of a cabinet-ground
B
conductor to the neutral wire, go to "Optional 3-wire
connection" section.
4-wire connection: Power Supply Cord
C
IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes
and where local codes do not permit the use of 3-wire
connections.
A
1. Remove center terminal block screw.
And you will be
connecting to:
A UL listed,
120/240-volt
minimum,
30-amp, dryer
power supply
cord*
A fused
disconnect or
circuit breaker
5"
box*
(127 mm)
A UL listed,
120/240-volt
minimum,
30-amp, dryer
power supply
cord*
A fused
disconnect or
circuit breaker
box*
3½"
(89 mm)
B
D
C
E
A. 4-wire receptacle (NEMA type 14-30R)
B. 4-prong plug
C. Ground prong
D. Neutral prong
E. Spade terminals with upturned ends
F. 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief
G. Ring terminals
Go to Section
4-wire connection:
Power supply cord
4-wire connection:
Direct Wire
3-wire connection:
Power supply cord
3-wire connection:
Direct Wire
F
G
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