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Electrical System Requirements - Electrolux EWMED70JSS Installation Instructions Manual

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Electrical system requirements

Because of potentially inconsistent voltage capabilities, the use of this dryer with power created
by gas powered generators, solar powered generators, wind powered generators or any other
generator other than the local utility company is not recommended.
Electrical requirements for electric dryer:
CIRCUIT - Individual 30 amp. branch circuit
fused with 30 amp. time delay fuses or circuit
breakers. Use separately fused circuits for
washer and dryer. DO NOT operate a washer
and a dryer on the same circuit.
POWER SUPPLY - 3-wire or 4-wire, 240 volt,
single phase, 60 Hz, Alternating Current.
IMPORTANT
This dryer is internally grounded to neutral unless it
was manufactured for sale in Canada.
Only a 4-conductor cord shall be used when the
appliance is installed in a location where grounding
through the neutral conductor is prohibited.
Grounding through the neutral link is prohibited for:
(1) new branch circuit installations, (2) mobile homes,
(3) recreational vehicles, and (4) areas where local
codes do not permit grounding through the neutral.
3-WIRE POWER SUPPLY CORD KIT (not supplied)
The dryer MUST employ a 3-conductor power
supply cord NEMA 10-30 type SRDT rated at
240 volt AC minimum, 30 amp, with 3 open
end spade lug connectors with upturned ends
or closed loop connectors and marked for use
Electrical requirements for gas dryer:
CIRCUIT - Individual, properly polarized and
grounded 15 amp. branch circuit fused with 15
amp. time delay fuse or circuit breaker.
POWER SUPPLY - 2-wire, with ground, 120 volt,
single phase, 60 Hz, Alternating Current.
POWER SUPPLY CORD - The dryer is equipped
with a 120 volt 3-wire power cord.
GROUNDING CONNECTION - See "Grounding
requirements" in Electrical Installation section.
NOTE
3-wire receptacle
(NEMA type 10-30R)
with clothes dryers. For 3-wire cord connection
instructions see ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS
FOR A 3-WIRE SYSTEM.
4-WIRE POWER SUPPLY CORD KIT (not supplied)
4-wire receptacle
(NEMA type 14-30R)
The dryer MUST employ a 4-conductor power
supply cord NEMA 14-30 type SRDT or ST (as
required) rated at 240 volt AC minimum, 30 amp,
with 4 open end spade lug connectors with
upturned ends or closed loop connectors and
marked for use with clothes dryers. For 4-wire
cord connection instructions see ELECTRICAL
CONNECTIONS FOR A 4-WIRE SYSTEM.
NOTE
Dryers manufactured for sale in Canada have
factory-installed, 4-wire power supply cord
(NEMA 14-30R).
OUTLET RECEPTACLE - NEMA 10-30R or NEMA
14-30R receptacle to be located so the power
supply cord is accessible when the dryer is in the
installed position.
GROUNDING CONNECTION - See "Grounding
requirements" in Electrical Installation section.
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