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Electrical Connection - Whirlpool AWE 6517 Instructions For Use Manual

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Do not use extension leads or multi sockets.
Electrical connections must be made in accordance with local regulations.
1) Warning - this washing machine must be earthed
This washing machine is normally supplied with a mains lead having a plug fitted in the factory which has
been checked for correct earth continuity.
If the fitted plug is not suitable for your socket outlet, or if the machine's mains lead is not fitted with a plug,
you should fit a suitable new, good quality plug by following the instructions in (2) below.
Any unsuitable plug should be cut off and disposed of in order to avoid a possible shock hazard should it be
inserted into a socket.
2) CONNECTION TO A REWIRABLE PLUG - to be carried out only by a qualified electrician
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:
BROWN - "LIVE" ("L")
2.2) Non-polarized plugs (e.g. 2 pin with side earth contact)
The wire which is coloured GREEN AND YELLOW must be connected to the earth contact. The other two
wires should be connected to the two pins, irrespective of colour.
Black process 45.0° 100.0 LPI


To fit a new plug, proceed as follows:
2.1 Polarized Plugs (e.g. 3 pin, 13 amp plug conforming to
BS 1363A)
a. The GREEN AND YELLOW wire must be connected to the
terminal in the plug which is marked with the letter "E" or by
the Earth symbol
b. The BLUE wire must be connected to the terminal which is
marked with the letter "N" or coloured blue.
c. The BROWN wire must be connected to the terminal which is
marked with the letter "L" or coloured brown.
If the mains lead of this washing machine is fitted with a BS 1363A 13
amp fused plug, replace the fuse only with an A.S.T.A. approved type
conforming to BS 1362 and proceed as follows:
Remove the fuse cover (A) and the fuse (B).
Fit the replacement 13 A fuse into the fuse cover.
Refit both into the plug.
For all other types of plug, the supply socket should be protected by
a 16 A fuse or circuit breaker at the distribution board.
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or coloured green and yellow.

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