Direct Wire Connection
Direct wire strain relief
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
and tighten securely.
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.
3-wire direct connection:
Go to "3-Wire Direct Wire Connection"
on page 11.
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.
Prepare your 4-wire cable
for direct connection
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.
Prepare to connect neutral ground
wire and neutral wire
Remove center terminal block screw (B). Remove neutral
ground wire (E) from green external ground conductor screw (A).
Connect neutral ground wire and
Connect neutral ground wire (E) and place
hooked end (hook facing right) of neutral wire
(white or center wire) (C) of direct wire cable
under center screw of terminal block (B).
Squeeze hooked ends together and tighten screw.
" (38 mm)