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Direct Wire Connection - Whirlpool WED9051YW Installation Instructions Manual

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DIRECT WIRE CONNECTION

Direct wire strain relief
1.
Attach direct wire strain relief
Unscrew the removable conduit connector (A) 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
(C) through the hole below the terminal block opening (B).
Reaching inside the terminal block opening, screw the
removable conduit connector (A) onto the strain relief threads.
2.
Attach direct wire cable to strain relief
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.
If your wiring looks like this:
4-wire direct connection:
Go to "4-Wire Direct Wire Connection" on
this page.
If your wiring looks like this:
3-wire direct connection:
Go to "3-Wire Direct Wire Connection" on
page 12.
4-WIRE DIRECT WIRE
CONNECTION
IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes
and where local codes do not permit 3-wire connections.
1.
Prepare your 4-wire cable for
direct connection
A
B
C
Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length so
dryer may 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 remaining 3 wires. Strip insulation back 1" (25 mm).
Shape ends of wires into hooks.
2.
Attach hooked wires to terminal
block
To connect wires to terminal block, place hooked end of
wire under terminal block screw, facing to the right, squeeze
hooked end together and tighten screw.
3.
Prepare to connect neutral ground
wire and neutral wire
E
Remove center terminal block screw (B). Remove neutral
ground wire (E) from external ground conductor screw (A).
/
" (38 mm)
1
2
B
A
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